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Monitoring NETGEAR gs108 with MetricFire

Gain Visibility into your NETGEAR gs108 Environment

To integrate NETGEAR gs108 with MetricFire, please sign up for a free 14 day trial. We want to fully understand your requirements and monitoring goals, so we can advise you on how to obtain better visibility into your infrastructure. Please book a demo with us so we can show you how quick and easy it is to get meaningful data into your MetricFire account, and use that data to build custom dashboards and alerts.



MetricFire is a cloud-based monitoring platform that provides monitoring and alerting services for a variety of infrastructure components such as servers, applications, databases, and more. Netgear GS108 is an 8-port Gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high-speed connectivity for small businesses or home offices. In this page, we'll explore how MetricFire can integrate with Netgear GS108 to provide effective monitoring and alerting.

 

MetricFire provides a range of tools and integrations that enable users to monitor their infrastructure components from a single dashboard. To integrate with Netgear GS108, MetricFire offers a plugin for Collectd, an open-source system statistics collection daemon.

  

To integrate with NETGEAR GS108, first, install Collectd on the Netgear GS108 device. Collectd can be installed using the Netgear package manager, or manually by downloading the Collectd package and installing it. Configure Collectd to collect network traffic statistics by editing the Collectd configuration file to enable the network plugin and set the network interface to monitor. For example, monitor traffic on port 1 of the Netgear GS108.

  

Then install the MetricFire Collectd plugin. MetricFire provides a Collectd plugin that can be installed on the Netgear GS108 device to send collected data to MetricFire. Install the plugin by running the command on the device. Once it has been installed it must be configured.Edit the MetricFire Collectd plugin configuration file to set the MetricFire API key and the hostname of the MetricFire server to send data to. 

 

Lastly, start the Collectd daemon and MetricFire plugin by running the SQL command on the Netgear GS108 device.

 

Once the integration is set up, MetricFire will start collecting network traffic statistics from the Netgear GS108 device and displaying them on the MetricFire dashboard. Users can create custom dashboards, set up alerts, and receive notifications based on the collected data.

 

MetricFire provides a simple and effective way to monitor Netgear GS108 switches by integrating with Collectd and providing a powerful monitoring platform. With this integration, users can gain insight into network traffic, identify potential issues, and take proactive measures to ensure optimal network performance.

What is MetricFire?

MetricFire is a full-scale platform that provides infrastructure, system, and application monitoring using a suite of open-source tools. We will aggregate and store your data as time series metrics, which can be used to build custom dashboards and alerts. MetricFire takes away the burden of self-hosting your own monitoring solution, allowing you more time and freedom to work on your most important tasks.

 

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MetricFire offers a complete ecosystem of end-to-end infrastructure monitoring, comprised of open-source Graphite and Grafana. MetricFire handles the aggregation, storage, and backups of your data, and offers alerting, team features, and API's for easy management of your monitoring environment. You can send server metrics using one of our agents, custom metrics from within your application code, and integration metrics from a variety of popular 3rd party services that we integrate with like Heroku, AWS, Azure, GCP, and many more!

         

Our Hosted Graphite product has improved upon standard Graphite to add data dimensionality, optimized storage, and offers additional tools and features that provide customers with a robust and well-rounded monitoring solution.

       

Benefits of Using MetricFire:

  • Simple, low-cost pricing
    A structured pricing model based on total unique time series metrics allows you to work within your budget. The predictability and transparent pricing allows you to keep your costs in check and plan for the future. 1 metric is 1 metric regardless of the source, or requests sent to and from the metric namespace.
  • Easy-to-use dashboards
    Our Hosted Dashboards provide endless options for customizing your visualizations, and allow you to share dashboards with clients.
  • Responsive alerting
    Receive alert notifications quickly through Email, PagerDuty, Slack, Microsoft Teams, OpsGenie, and custom webhooks.
  • Freedom of customization
    Send custom application metrics through your code. Our Language Guide can help you update your codebase to send event metrics via socket connections.
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The author for this testimonial, Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.
“As MetricFire scales effortlessly, we can push and store more metrics than we really need today but might need tomorrow. This increases our depth of understanding of the systems that we run and heads off any future problems.”
Jim Davies, Head of DevOps, MoneySuperMarket.com.

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