Server Monitor Agent Requirements & Compatibility

We wanted our Server Monitor Agent to be as light as as possible, with a very tiny footprint on the server resource usage. It is fully coded in bash language, and it requires no additional software to be installed for it to function. The following operating systems are compatible and can run the HetrixTools Server […]

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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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Resource Usage Privacy

By default, after installing an agent all data collected is private and you’ll only be able to see it from your Uptime Monitors list, as described in this article: https://docs.hetrixtools.com/accessing-server-monitoring-data/ However, you do have the option to make any of the collected data available in the Uptime Report belonging to the Uptime Monitor you’ve attached […]

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Set Resource Usage Warnings

Being alerted whenever your server starts using up too many resources is sometimes critical for your business and infrastructure. Using our Server Monitoring Agent you can easily set up warnings, directly from your dashboard. Start by opening up the collected data from any of your Uptime Monitors that have a Server Agent attached to them: […]

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Accessing Server Monitoring Data

Once you’ve installed our Server Monitoring Agent on one of your VPS or dedicated servers, you’ll be able to access the resource usage data from your Uptime Monitors list: Simply click the Uptime Monitor name that you’ve installed the agent on: A pop-up will open, containing all of the graphs from the collected data: You […]

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What data does the Server Monitor Agent collect?

Our Server Monitor Agent is written in bash language. We’ve coded it as simple as possible, and made it easy to read and understand for anyone wanting to look into its source code. You can find and inspect it on GitHub: https://github.com/hetrixtools/agent To make a summary for those not interested in inspecting the code, here’s […]

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Install the HetrixTools Server Monitor Agent

As mentioned in the intro documentation article, the Server Monitor service is part of our Uptime Monitoring product, so before you can deploy your first Server Monitor Agent, you will need to have at least one Uptime Monitor in your HetrixTools account. Each Uptime Monitor can have one Server Monitor Agent attached to it. To […]

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What is Server Monitoring?

Using the HetrixTools Server Monitoring Agent you will be able to constantly monitor the resource usage of your VPS or dedicated server, and you can even set custom warning levels in order to get alerted if the resource usage gets too high. You will have everything neatly organized for each Server Monitoring Agent that you […]

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Pingdom Alternative

Are you looking for a Pingdom alternative? Here’s a few reasons why HetrixTools Uptime Monitoring could be the perfect choice for you. As opposed to Pingdom, we do have a Free package that has a lot of the premium features of our paid packages, being limited mostly by quantity and not by quality. If you’re […]

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