Monitor your Raspberry Pi in Real Time with RPi-Monitor

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Have you ever wanted to see the statistics of your mini-server or any IoT device that works 24/7 and wondered what happened during all those time? Well, lucky you found this post. RPi-Monitor is an application designed to perform real time monitoring embedded devices. It provides a lot of feature such as Embedded Web server, Alert messaging, SNMP integration, etc.

Objective

  • See your Raspberry Pi metrics as its current status with statistics pleasantly displayed in a web interface

Tip

For more details, refer to their key features in its documentation.

Installation from Repository

  1. Install RPi-Monitor‘s public key to trust RPi-Monitor repository

    sudo apt-get install dirmngr
    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 2C0D3C0F
    
  2. Add RPi-Monitor into your list of repository

    sudo wget http://goo.gl/vewCLL -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rpimonitor.list
    
  3. Install RPi-Monitor

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install rpimonitor
    

Note

RPi-Monitor is designed to start automatically and collect metrics. The web interface is available at localhost:8888

Command Cheat Sheet

  1. Update packages information

    sudo /etc/init.d/rpimonitor update
    sudo service rpimonitor update