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linux sp agent servers monitoring

What is Linux Server SP Agent?

The Linux SP Agent is a C++ software tool designed to monitor performance metrics for several Linux server distributions. It provides real-time insights into server performance, helping administrators to identify and resolve issues quickly.

The Linux SP Agent supports a variety of Linux distributions, including:

  • RedHat
  • CentOS
  • Fedora
  • Ubuntu
  • Debian and more

By using the Linux SP Agent, administrators can ensure their servers are running optimally, prevent downtime, and improve overall system performance.

How to monitor Linux Servers with SP Agent?

ServicePilot makes it easy to monitor Linux Servers requiring only the installation of a ServicePilot Agent along with minimal configuration on the target Linux server. A resource of the server-linux-sp-agent package then needs to be added via the ServicePilot web interface.

The monitoring statistics gathered in this way include:

  • System: CPU and Memory utilization, global network and disk IOs
  • Storage: detailed filesystem utilization
  • Network: detailed interface status and utilization
  • Applicative: running processes and related resource consumption

Why monitor Linux servers with the SP Agent?

There are several ways to monitor servers in ServicePilot but the Linux Server SP monitoring Agent is the easiest to set up and configure. It also offers more flexibility to increase the scope of monitoring and provide one click application performance correlation capabilities on the server.

This is very convenient whether you have a single server or hundreds of machines to monitor and administer. The more you use the Linux Server SP monitoring agent, the faster the provisioning and configuration of monitoring services are (no VPN to install, automatic provisioning ServicePilot...).

It is the monitoring software that can meet the needs of server monitoring:

  • Easy to install
  • No or little configuration
  • Centralize access to supervised server statistics
  • Very low consumption of system resources
  • Ergonomic interface to visualize the collected data
  • Installation on Linux Debian and Ubuntu
  • APM, Log Management, Databases... in one click

How to install a linux-sp-agent resource?

  1. Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
  2. Install an Enterprise Agent on your server. The supervision will be automatic if the collection is local.

Details of the linux-sp-agent package are located in the /prmpackages page of the software.


ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.

By correlating the technology LINUX SP AGENT with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.

This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.

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