Basic vnStat

How to monitor network traffic on Ubuntu using vnStat

Monitoring network traffic or bandwitdh usage is a must in a SysAdmin tasks. There are many differents tools to manage this monitoring, but one of my favorites is vnStat. The main advantage of this tool is the simplicity of its usage. Installation With Ubuntu, the way to install this tool is with apt. sudo apt install vnstat First steps Once installed, it is important to know which interfaces are going to be monitoried....

April 3, 2020 · 2 min · Yvoictra

How to Monitor an Ubuntu Server with Grafana and Prometheus

Grafana is an open source metric analytics & visualization tool which can help us to monitor the system with a nice Dashboard. Step 1: Installing Grafana Grafana is available in the APT packages repository, however it could not be the latest version, so we’ll use the official Grafana repository. First, it is needed to create the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/grafana.list and add the following into it: deb https://packages.grafana.com/oss/deb stable main There is a separate repository for beta releases:...

July 29, 2018 · 3 min · Yvoictra