Netdata – A Real-Time Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux Systems

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Ravi Saive

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33 Responses

  1. David Darr says:

    Do you know if this app can monitor other machines of which its not installed on? Also this would be cool to integrate into ddwrt.

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Unfortunately, Netdata application is not designed to monitor remote Linux machines and nor its possible to integrate it with any other tool..

  2. Narayan says:

    When I try to install on RHEL 7 it shows the following error ,

    ” Sorry! NetData failed to build…

    You may need to check these:

    1. The package uuid-dev (or libuuid-devel) has to be installed.

    If your system cannot find libuuid, although it is installed
    run me with the option: –libs-are-really-here

    2. The package zlib1g-dev (or zlib-devel) has to be installed.

    If your system cannot find zlib, although it is installed
    run me with the option: –libs-are-really-here

    3. You need basic build tools installed, like:

    gcc make autoconf automake pkg-config

    Autoconf version 2.60 or higher is required.

    If you still cannot get it to build, ask for help at github:

    What can I do now?

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Please find install the missing dependency packages as shown in the article, before installing Netdata tool, here is the command to install those missing packages.

      # yum install zlib-devel gcc make git autoconf autogen automake pkgconfig uuid-dev 
    • Superior says:

      @Narayan, 1st run yum install libuuid-devel
      then yum install zlib-devel
      and then run installer with following command
      ./ –libs-are-really-here

      Hope this will solve your issue.


  3. Superior says:

    Hello Ravi,
    Thanks for the tutorial. I have installed it on 3 different servers. 1 of them is showing Firewall (Netfilter) data but other 2 are not showing this option. I have repeated the same steps on all servers. Can you please guide how to enable firewall plugin on other 2 servers?

    • Ravi Saive says:


      On the other servers, the firewall service is running? could you share the screenshots of other servers? so that we check and provide you a solution..

  4. treximaru says:

    on raspbian, i also need to install uuid-dev.
    it works pretty well…

  5. Sushant says:

    Will try this tool…

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