netdata is designed to permanently run on all systems (physical and virtual servers, containers, IoT devices), without disrupting their core function.
Netdata allows to create dashboards of multiple servers, which stream on the fly the data from them to the browser. This functionality is called cloud and available through their website. This service is free of charge.
Install the package. In case you need the cloud-functionality there is a AUR package available.
Netdata reads its configuration file from
/etc/netdata/netdata.conf. This config file is not needed by default. Netdata works with default settings without it, but it does allow you to adapt the general behavior of Netdata. You can find all these settings, with their default values, by accessing the URL
The plugins folders is at
/usr/lib/netdata and their configuration at
Behind a web server
Built-in web server
By default netdata is accessible at
To enable remote IPv4 (0.0.0.0) and IPv6 ([::]) access, edit
[web] bind to = 0.0.0.0 [::]
Netdata collects anonymous usage information through Google Analytics by default. To opt out of this telemetry functionality, create the following config file:
# touch /etc/netdata/.opt-out-from-anonymous-statistics
More details on the data gathered can be found here.
netdata can be optimized for: