Server Monitor Agent Settings

Once you’ve installed the HetrixTools Server Monitoring Agent on your VPS or dedicated server, you can find it in the ‘/etc/hetrixtools/’ folder. The agent’s file name is ‘hetrixtools_agent.sh’, and it should be the only file in that folder. Opening this file, with your favorite editor, you’ll find a few settings that you can configure: We’ll […]

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Reinstall, Update, Remove The Server Monitor Agent

(1) Reinstall the Agent Start off by going to your Uptime Monitors page in your client area dashboard. In here, you will need to go to the action drop-down menu of the uptime monitor, and select ‘Monitoring Agent Package’. A modal will open containing the installation code, which you’ll need to copy and run as […]

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Enable Server Monitor Agent Debugging

Starting with agent version 1.03 logging is enabled by default, and you can find the log files here: /etc/hetrixtools/hetrixtools_agent.log /etc/hetrixtools/hetrixtools_cron.log If you’re running the 1.03 agent, there’s no need to follow any of the steps mentioned below in this article. Whereas, if you’re running a lower version, it’d be recommended to upgrade your agent to […]

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Uninstall the HetrixTools Server Monitor Agent

You can access the ‘Reinstall/Uninstall’ instructions, at any time, either from the Uptime Monitor’s action drop-down menu: Or from the data graphs: Clicking any of these links will open the ‘Reinstall/Uninstall’ modal, and if you wish to proceed with the Uninstall, you’ll need to click the ‘Show Uninstall Instructions’ button: Doing so will reveal the […]

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Run Server Monitor Agent As Root

By default, the Server Monitor Agent is run by its own user, called ‘hetrixtools’, but on certain systems you may need to run the agent as ‘root’ in order to be able to fully collect the needed data. To do so, simply check the box “Run agent as root?” when fetching the installation code from […]

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CloudLinux Data Collection Issues

Normally, the HetrixTools Server Agent is made to run under its own ‘hetrixtools’ username, but due to CloudLinux’s nature of isolating each user into their own private space, if you wish to deploy the agent on a CloudLinux environment, you will need to configure it to run as ‘root’ in order to properly gather the […]

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Why isn’t my network usage being collected?

The most common reason for this issue is that our install script could not determine your public network interface name during the installation. If this is the case, then the simple fix is to input the interface name manually into the agent file. To do so, please open the following file with your favorite text […]

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Server Monitoring Resource Usage Webhook Notifications

In order to receive Server Monitoring Resource Usage webhook notifications, you will need to have the following: An Uptime Monitor which has a contact list with Webhooks enabled: – http://docs.hetrixtools.com/uptime-monitoring-webhook-notifications/ Attach a Server Monitor to this Uptime Monitor, and install the Server Agent on your VPS or Dedicated Server: –¬†https://docs.hetrixtools.com/install-the-hetrixtools-server-monitor-agent/ Configure resource usage warnings for […]

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Service Monitoring

Starting with the HetrixTools Agent v1.05, you can define up to 10 services to be constantly monitored by our agent on your server. To configure this in your Agent, please follow the instructions below, (a) or (b): a) Setting the services you wish to monitor during the HetrixTools Server Agent installation: Install the agent from […]

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Multiple Disks Support

Starting with version 1.05 of the HetrixTools Server Monitoring Agent, we’ve introduced multiple disks support. You will be able to find all of your mount points under the “Disk Usage” section of your Server Monitoring stats in your dashboard: For an easy “at a glance” view of your entire server disk space, each mount point […]

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