How-to Monitoring your Server

Monitoring Servers should be an essential part of every IT Department. It is not only the IT Department that has benefits but also Operations, Finance and Marketing. By reducing issues as also forecast expenses all departments obtain serious benefits. Brand image also is enhanced by having a serious IT infrastructure.

Let’s quickly see some points, why Monitoring is so important to a Business?

  • Prevent outages before they happen by getting metrics about Server’s Health.
  • Problem’s & troubleshooting. Suddenly occurring problems can be easily pinpointed, in result there is always quicker remediation.
  • Performance tracking. Always know if there are performance bottlenecks.
  • Solid expense forecasting. Estimate resources growth trends and keep historical data statistics immediately translates in better cost effective budgeting.
  • Inventorying. Always have a live inventory of IT Assets with their health condition.
  • Resource utilization. Easily observe existing resource utilization and allocation, prioritize resources across needs.

What are the metrics we should be monitoring?

Server monitoring hardware:

  • CPU
  • RAM
  • Storage Usage and Activity
  • Network utilization
  • Physical Health Metrics including temperatures and power supply status through Server board (ilO, iDrac etc.)

Server monitoring software:

  • Critical Services
  • Protocols Listening for specific applications
  • Process Monitoring
  • Script Monitoring
  • URL Monitoring
  • Event Log Monitoring

Our suggested robust monitoring applications:

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IT-Emergencies Team