Display Basic Server Metrics

This Solution describes how to display basic system metrics for a server: CPU load, disk and memory usage, etc.

A Solution is a step-by-step guide for accomplishing a specific task, designed to make sense even if you're just getting started with Scalyr server monitoring. If you're new to Scalyr, you should read the short Getting Started guide. For help with other tasks, see the Solutions directory.

Prerequisites

1. The Scalyr Agent should be installed on the server you want to monitor.

To verify:

  • In the navigation bar, click Overview.
  • Find the server in the list at the bottom of the page.

If the server is not listed:

Steps

1. From the navigation bar, click Dashboards, and select System.

2. In the form near the top of the page, click ServerHost and select the hostname of the server you wish to view.

You should now see a set of graphs, showing system metrics for the desired server. By default, data from the last four hours is displayed. To view other time periods, edit the Start and/or End boxes and click Update. (See the Time Range guide for details.)