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Install netdata on Linux (Debian/Ubuntu/CentOS)

netdata is an open source server monitoring software available at

https://my-netdata.io/

One problem with this type of server monitoring is if the server go down, your minoring server too went down. If you use solution that you install on a central server like Prometheus, zabbix,icinga or nagios you still able to get notification when one of the server went down.

To install netdata on Linux (works on any linux), run

bash <(curl -Ss https://my-netdata.io/kickstart.sh) all

Once installed, you will be able to access netdata on URL

http://SERVER-IP:19999/

To stop netdata run:

systemctl stop netdata

To start netdata run:

systemctl start netdata

Disable Notifications

Edit file

vi /etc/netdata/health_alarm_notify.conf

Set value for SEND_EMAIL to NO

# enable/disable sending emails
SEND_EMAIL="YES"

Restart netdata

service netdata stop
service netdata start

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