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Get control of your servers. Simple. Effective. Awesome.

netdata is a system for distributed real-time performance and health monitoring. It provides unparalleled insights, in real-time, of everything happening on the system it runs (including applications such as web and database servers), using modern interactive web dashboards.

netdata is fast and efficient, designed to permanently run on all systems (physical & virtual servers, containers, IoT devices), without disrupting their core function.


netdata can be installed using netdata community package

   sudo pacman -S netdata

Enable at startup

   sudo systemctl enable netdata

Control the service

   sudo systemctl start netdata


Configuration file is located at /etc/netdata/netdata.conf

plugins folders is at /usr/lib/netdata

Netdata behind web server

netdata can be run behind another server and you can configure it accordingly. The wiki page has example for Apache, Nginx, lighttpd and caddy.

Using built in webserver

By default netdata is accessible at http://localhost:19999/ or http://ip:19999/


netdata can be optimized for

  1. low resource (or)
  2. high performance


netdata is created by the group who also created

  • FireHOL and FireQOS