Add 1 line to your crontab and you're done.
The SMHQ agent is a bash script and runs without modifying your server.
Just by monitoring these 4 items you can pre-empt most server down time.
A hack attempt on your server will generally trigger alerts.
MySQL down ? A simple monitor on port 3306 will spot this.
Shopping cart down ? Web page monitoring just one of several checks we're making for you.
Predict memory, bandwidth usage and load trends with 24 hour, 7 day and 1 year graphs.
See how your server responds to load testing.
" Page monitoring, disk monitoring, easy to install. Everything you could want from a competitive monitoring solution. Sign up you won't regret it. "David Smith, London (bitehouse.co.uk)
Configure alert escalations. e.g. Contact support after 5 mins, managers after 1 hour.
Only want to monitor disk space ? SMHQ can monitor disks for one team and CPU for another.
SMS and email alerts are free. We'll be adding twitter alerts soon too.
We can monitor servers down to 1 minute resolution so you see issues as soon as they happen.
"We had a CPU load alert from ServerMonitoringHQ 2 days ago. We're sure the heads up saved us from a potential outage on a production server."Ian Scott, Montreal (VPSLime.com)