December 19, 2016 tim

All production servers need monitoring with email alerts so you know when the server is having trouble or is under heavy load. In the IT solution industry there is no shortage of monitoring and management tools out in the wild. Monit is a small Open Source utility for managing and monitoring Unix systems. Monit conducts automatic maintenance, repair, and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations. This tutorial will cover locally installing, configuring, and testing monit. This setup requires that your FreeBSD system is able to send emails http://debarbora.com/FreeBSD-10.1-setup-ssmtp-For-Outgoing-Mail Install Monit # pkg install -y monit Set monit to…