In order to create a new Linux server Monitor, choose the Infrastructure page on the main menu and select "+" Components. Then, follow the New Component Wizard to add a Linux Server Component:

  1. Choose Linux Server Component and click Next.
  2. Under Servers with installed agents, select the agent from the list.
  3. [Optional] Change the default name of the component.


Note: Only currently connected agents are shown in the list.


The first time you add a monitor for your component, download Anturis Private Agent if you haven’t already done so. To do this, go to the Agent & Locations page and select "+" Agents & Locations.
Downloading Anturis Private Agent for Linux
  1. Ensure that the machine is connected to the Internet.
  2. Click on the installation file Linux i686 or Linux x64 to download the private agent for Linux (the supported Linux versions are shown).
  3. The .tar.gz file will start downloading.
  4. Wait for the download to complete, and then follow the steps below to install the private agent.
  5. Log on as the root user.
  6. Place the file onto your Linux server. Once the private agent is on the server, extract the .tar file.
  7. Navigate to the extracted private agent directory and run the following command:
install-anturis-agent.sh


Downloading Anturis Private Agent for Linux through the command line
  1. First, obtain the download link for the private agent from the agent installation window.
  2. Go to the Agents page and select Add new agent or click the help icon and click About Anturis software package and how to install it.
  3. Copy the installation command from the pop up window.
  4. Log on as the root user.
  5. Ensure that the machine is connected to the Internet.
  6. In Linux, run the copied command. The agent will be downloaded and installed.
If everything goes well, you will see the following:

Starting Anturis Agent

Setting settings...
Success
Connecting to server...
Success
Sending command to server...
Provision finished successfully.
When the installation is complete, go to the second step of the wizard and click Update agent connection status. In the servers list, select your agent. Then click Next. Complete the rest of the steps in the wizard.

How do I configure monitors for a Linux Server Component?
When the server component is created, you will see the Component Manager page, where you can choose monitors.
Choose the monitors that you want to monitor. You may keep the default values for the parameters.

How do I configure disk monitor parameters?
Select the Free Space and/or Disk Usage slider(s) if you need to monitor the available free space and/or disk usage on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. [Optional] In the Disk space / Disk usage thresholds, enter an Error threshold (Gb/%) to receive an error message if your server exceeds this amount of space or amount of usage and/or enter the threshold value under Warning threshold.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.
Select the S.M.A.R.T. Attributes slider if you need to monitor the S.M.A.R.T. status of your hard drives. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
Note: The S.M.A.R.T. drive Monitor is unavailable for virtual machines.
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. Select a monitoring metric.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.
  5. Click OK.

How do I configure CPU Monitor parameters?
Select the CPU Usage and/or CPU Load slider(s) if you need to monitor the CPU usage and/or CPU load on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. [Optional] In the CPU usage and CPU load thresholds, enter the Error threshold (%) to receive an error if your server exceeds this amount of usage (loads) and enter the threshold value under the Warning threshold.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.

How do I configure Network Monitor parameters?
Select the Network slider if you need to monitor the network channel on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. Enter the Error threshold and/or Discards values (packages per min), to create a notification for when a threshold exceeded.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.

How do I configure Linux services Monitor parameters?
Select the Services slider if you need to monitor the Linux services on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. Select the services that you want to monitor.

How do I add a custom Monitor for the server?
If you want to add other monitors, open the wizard and click Add custom monitor, and then choose another monitor.


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