Glances

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Glances

description

The purpose of this howto is to install Glances on SME Server

Glances - An eye on your system. Glances is a cross-platform curses-based system monitoring tool written in Python.

see the website for further informations

Installation

Some binaries are available from epel, but they are not up-to-date, and it could be a shame, so we will install glances with pip command line.

sme9

You have to enable epel repository first

yum install python-pip collectd-sensors gcc python-pip python-devel hddtemp --enablerepo=epel

enable sensors (answer y to all questions and reboot)

sensors-detect

then when you want to install or update, you can issue :

pip install --upgrade bottle batinfo https://bitbucket.org/gleb_zhulik/py3sensors/get/tip.tar.gz zeroconf netifaces pymdstat influxdb statsd pystache docker-py Glances logutils


Information.png Tip:
You can autoupdate Glances by a cron

sme8

not tested on sme8, please do it

Usage

it depends what versions you have but you can issue in a terminal

glances
  • see through a browser
glances -w

connect with your browser to :

http://yourhost:61208

update glances

do a cron file

# vim /etc/cron.monthly/glances

and paste

pip install --upgrade bottle batinfo https://bitbucket.org/gleb_zhulik/py3sensors/get/tip.tar.gz zeroconf netifaces pymdstat influxdb statsd pystache docker-py Glances logutils

each month glances will be updated

Documentation

and RTFM, always.