How To Install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Netdata is real-time performance, troubleshooting and health Monitoring tool for Applications and Systems. Netdata is a free and open-source tool which supports for Linux, FreeBSD and macOS systems which is helpful for SysAdmins, DevOps and Developers for troubleshooting real-time issues. With Netdata, you can monitor CPU, RAM usage, disk I/O, network traffic, Postfix, among many others.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Netdata Monitoring on an Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa server. You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 and any other Debian based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Download and Installing Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 20.04.

Run the following command to install Netdata:

Once it’s installed, it should be automatically started and enable an auto-start on system boot. As you can see with systemctl status:

Step 3. Configure Firewall.

Allow traffic on port 19999 enters the below command:

Step 4. Accessing Netdata Web Interface.

Netdata Monitoring will be available on HTTP port 19999 by default. Open your favourite browser and navigate to http://your-domain.com:19999 or http://your-server-ip:19999

Install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 20.04

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Netdata. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Netdata Monitoring on your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Netdata website.

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