How to Monitor your Linux and Windows Servers with CloudStats

CloudStats is a server monitoring service which allows you to monitor your whole server infrastructure from a single dashboard interface and helps timely to prevent any kind of technical issues and downtimes. With CloudStats it is possible to monitor Linux servers, including those on CentOS, Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu etc.

CloudStats server monitoring Agent collects data about all key server metrics such as CPU, RAM and disk space usage, as well as a status of networks, processes, URLs or IPs. This information will be kept and displayed in your CloudStats account interface.

Almost every user can easily setup and run CloudStats without any special skills or knowledge.

Here is an instruction of how to perform Linux server monitoring using CloudStats.

1. Go to sign-up page and create a new account by adding your “Subdomain” name, it could be anything like your company name or website name (in our example – ‘ravisaive‘).

2. In the CloudStats online interface you can add your server for monitoring. To add new server click on the green button “Add New Monitor” and select “Add New Server”.

3. Select your server OS (Linux or Windows).

4. Now login into your server and copy the install SSH command into the terminal interface of your server and run it.

Next run the command in your server terminal

5. Once the agent is installed on your server you will get main server statistics on your CloudStats Dashboard every 1 minute.

6.Set the alerts to receive notifications about your server status. For that go to “Alerts” and select “New Alert”.

7. Then you can create your custom alerts, choosing the Type (for example “CPU usage”), selecting Values and Users, and setting Start / End Time of an alert.

Here is a list of custom alerts (as an example):

Using CloudStats by default you are permitted to monitor 1 server, 1 URL and 1 IP address completely for free, but bulk discounts would apply if you have more than 20 servers and you also get 24/7 support.

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