One of the most interesting (and perhaps one of the most important as well) directories in a Linux system is /var/log. According to the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, the activity of most services running in
GoAccess is an interactive and real-time web server log analyzer program that quickly analyze and view web server logs. It comes as an open-source and runs as a command line in Unix/Linux operating systems.
VnStat is a console-based network traffic monitoring tool design for Linux and BSD. It will keep a log of the network traffic for selected network interfaces. To generate the logs, vnStat uses the information
HardInfo (in short for “hardware information“) is a system profiler and benchmark graphical tool for Linux systems, that is able to gather information from both hardware and some software and organize it in an
Bashtop is a terminal-based resource monitoring utility in Linux. It’s a nifty command-line tool that intuitively displays statistics for your CPU, memory, running processes, and bandwidth to mention just a few. It ships with
In this topic we’ll learn how to install and configure the latest official version of Nagios Core from sources in Debian and Ubuntu servers. Nagios Core is a free Open Source network monitoring application
In any packet-switched network, packets represent units of data that are transmitted between computers. It is the responsibility of network engineers and system administrators alike to monitor and inspect the packets for security and