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Welcome to The Monitorix Project

Take control over your small server
Current Version:
3.10.1   (15-Mar-2018)
Working On:
- New graphs.
- Bug fixing.
- Rewriting device interrupts graph.
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What is Monitorix?

The Monitorix Project
Monitorix is a free, open source, lightweight system monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible. It has been created to be used under production Linux/UNIX servers, but due to its simplicity and small size can be used on embedded devices as well.

It consists mainly of two programs: a collector, called monitorix, which is a Perl daemon that is started automatically like any other system service, and a CGI script called monitorix.cgi. Since 3.0 version Monitorix includes its own HTTP server built in, so you aren't forced to install a third-party web server to use it.

All of its development was initially created for monitoring Red Hat, Fedora and CentOS Linux systems, so this project was made keeping in mind these type of distributions. Today it runs on different GNU/Linux distributions and even in other UNIX systems like FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD.

It is currently in active development adding new features, new graphs and correcting bugs in the attempt to offer a great tool for daily systems administration.

Monitorix is an open source project and, just like any other open source project, anyone can contribute with his own time and knowledge.

You are very welcome to join to the project.

Contributing to the project

There are many ways of contributing to this project. You do not have to be a Perl guru or spend much time. Coding is only one aspect of Open Source Software.

Just install the software and test it. If you encounter any error, please notify it. If you think there are some parts that could be improved, please share your ideas.

You can contribute in any of the following ways:

  • Submitting patches.
  • Adding new features.
  • Improving project documentation.
  • Sending suggestions and new ideas.
  • Porting the project to other GNU/Linux distributions or other UNIX systems.
  • Making a donation. Payments will be made through PayPal, guaranteeing a secure transaction.

    Thank you very much for any donation!
    The Monitorix project appreciates your support.

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Monitorix is an open source initiative and is released under the GNU General Public License version 2 (GNU GPLv2). The GNU GPL allows a person or persons to distribute Monitorix for a fee without actually charging for the software itself, since Monitorix is free.

See License for a more detailed explanation.