When running your server, you in most cases want to get key insight into the performance of your server. This can be used to monitor things like CPU and memory usage, as well as harddrive, network and much more.
For this, we are going to use a system called Prometheus to scrape the server for details, and then present the data in a dashboard called Grafana.
To set this up, first go to
Tools on your server, and install the tool called
Prometheus and Grafana.
When this is done, open up port
3000 in the firewall to the source
Now we can access http://server-ip:3000
First you want to sign in. This is done using username/password of
Next page you are ask to update the admin password, make sure you select a strong password here.
Once we are logged in, we can now add a Dashboard. There are a lot of community dashboards for Grafana. A good start is using a dashboard with the ID
+ button in the menu, and click
Import. Here enter the ID
And now finally, you are asked to setup the dashboard, in the last form element,
You are now lead to your Dashboard. Grafana comes with a lot of configuration elements, and we strongly recommend you try to look through the system, and get to know the system if you never have tried it before.