Netdata is a graphical system monitoring for Linux server. It was designed to help you monitor your server performance in real time, from a web dashboard. Netdata supports almost any distribution. My previous post shows how to install Netdata on CentOS 7. Here, I will show you how to install and configure Netdata monitoring on Debian Linux. To me, Netdata is the best monitoring application for my server.
Before we go further, you may want to have a look at Netdata performs on my Debian Linux
Netdata provides a detailed information about your CPU, Hard disk, Memory activity in a nice graphical view. All this information can be accessed through your web browser such as Google Chrome.
Install Netdata on Debian Linux
Open Terminal and install the dependency files with this command
apt-get install zlib1g-dev gcc make git autoconf autogen automake pkg-config
Now we need to download the netdata installation files.
git clone https://github.com/firehol/netdata.git --depth=1
Next, cd to netdata and start install it
cd netdata ./netdata-installer.sh
Wait until it completed and then open your web browser and type the server IP address where you install netdata with the following format.