logind monitoring with Netdata

What is Logind?

Logind is an open source system for managing user logins, as well as providing a secure, reliable way to detect, monitor, and control user sessions. The Logind service can be used to authenticate users and manage their access permissions, as well as provide session tracking and control. It also supports remote logins and allows users to access their system resources from any device.

Monitoring Logind with Netdata

The prerequisites for monitoring Logind with Netdata are to have systemd-logind and Netdata installed on your system.

Netdata auto discovers hundreds of services, and for those it doesn’t turning on manual discovery is a one line configuration. For more information on configuring Netdata for Logind monitoring please read the collector documentation.

You should now see the Logind section on the Overview tab in Netdata Cloud already populated with charts about all the metrics you care about.

Netdata has a public demo space (no login required) where you can explore different monitoring use-cases and get a feel for Netdata.

What Logind metrics are important to monitor?




Sessions by type


Sessions by State


Users State

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