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Linux server monitor and collector for ARM processors

We have several Raspberry Pi on site at customers facilities doing several tasks, it would be very handy if we could install a server monitor and collector on a Pi, so we don't have to invest on several x86 computers that are usually 3+ times more expensive than a Pi and prone to give more troubles.
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Re: Linux server monitor and collector for ARM processors

Hi,

We are yet to support Linux server monitoring in Raspberry Pi. We do have this request in our roadmap and shall update this thread once we start working on the same.

Regards,
Sushma.
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Re: Linux server monitor and collector for ARM processors

Huge fan of this, getting the poller on Raspberry Pi would be great.
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Re: Linux server monitor and collector for ARM processors

by Gibu
Zachary,


The Site24x7 On Premise Poller needs some RAM to run (~ 1 GB) and can monitor other resources without an agent on the network. That may not be the right thing to use to monitor if you have only a few  Raspberry pi per network especially because you will need a dedicated VM atleast for the On-Premise Poller Software

Updated: The original poster (ralfaro) wanted to run the Linux agent as a poller itself. 

That said we have not thought of making the Linux agent itself behave like a poller. Porting the Linux Agent to run on the Raspberry Pi may take time. However if you could write a script that can pull the important metrics + put it as a cron job to run on the Raspberry Pi, you could use one of the up coming features we are working on.  Currently this feature is internally called Custom Monitor. Via that feature you could push any kind of data via a simple REST API call. This could be available in beta in a month's time.

Do let us know if you could run a cron job on each of the Raspberry Pi. 

Likewise we would like to understand any technical details that you can share to help us understand how to get this ported. What OS is it running etc.

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Re: Linux server monitor and collector for ARM processors

Hey Gibu,

Ya the Raspberry P3 has 1gb of ram so I think it might be a good platform for a poller.

I am trying to tackle multiple sites both monitoring and remote access which is why I am interested is using a Raspberry Pi with the site24x7 poller on it and some remote access software so that I can get into the network. I can't currently do that because the linux poller is not written for ARM processors. 
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Re: Re: Linux server monitor and collector for ARM processors

Hi,

We now support monitoring of Raspberry Pi servers. The same procedure for installing a Linux server agent can be followed. 

Please refer our help documentation to know how to install the agent. Let us know for any queries.

 

Happy Monitoring!

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