Installing and configuring Monit

Monit is another tool for monitoring, it just do not give you a graphical interface, but it also setup alerts for you when your server use more cpu or ram, or if some service like apache stop, it automatically try to restart it.

Official website: http://mmonit.com/monit/
Documentation: http://mmonit.com/monit/documentation/
Official wiki: http://mmonit.com/wiki/

Yum is ofcourse will be used to install it

yum -y install monit

configuration file is /etc/monit.conf

This file is itself self explanatory

You can change values as per your requirements.

Start monit

And you can access it at

If you are running iptables firewall then you will have to configure port in your firewall

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