How to setup FreeMonitor checks on my Linux machine ?

Upon a successful registration, you will be sent an activation e-mail with a download link. Please follow steps below:

 

  • Unzip archive contents to a dedicated directory (/var/mon/freemon in our example)
  • Make sure that the server.key is readable only by the owner:

chmod 400 server.key

  • Make sure that data collection scripts are executable:

chmod 750 pnacssh.pl bin/check_linux_stats

  • Add the following ling to the crontab file (rund data collection script every 5 minutes):

*/5 * * * * cd "/var/opt/freemon"; ./pnacssh.sh

  • Check if the file servername.result is created in the script directory and monitoring results are shown at monitor.itefix.net.