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Nginx performance monitoring with Netdata


What is Nginx?

Nginx is a versatile HTTP web server that can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy, and HTTP cache. If you’re using Nginx web servers, you can use Netdata’s pre-built integration with Nginx to monitor and troubleshoot status, active connections, load balancing, and more.

Why monitor Nginx with Netdata?

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Get notified of what’s happening with your web servers

Monitoring Nginx with Netdata alerts you to bottlenecks and issues before they affect your end users. Set up custom alarms to gauge the health status and potential threats to your web servers. Notifications are enabled to help you detect anomalies using metrics like status, active connections, and more.

Netdata’s Nginx integration is designed for a proactive response when scaling your systems and networks. These metrics are crucial to track, and Netdata is able to notify you of emerging issues. Utilize Netdata’s alarms to fix problems proactively.

Analyze Nginx performance with data visualization

Access all of your web server metrics with pre-built charts, or create custom dashboards for your team’s specific use case.

With our preconfigured dashboards, you will have instant access to visualizations with monitoring metrics like status, active connections, and more. Find root cause analysis answers with intuitive graphs of what’s going on within your infrastructure.

Custom dashboards are created using simple HTML. These dashboards are flexible and designed to capture metrics on all of your Netdata servers.

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How to get started


Sign in to your free Netdata Cloud account


Install the free Netdata Agent on every system you want to monitor


Monitor & troubleshoot for free with zero configuration

Go beyond simple Nginx monitoring

Netdata’s platform lets you take advantage of advanced monitoring functionality.

Get Nginx visibility with Netdata

Netdata provides unlimited metrics, alarms, and dashboards at no cost, so you can scale your monitoring to any number of web servers.

Monitor key performance metrics for Nginx

Stay informed on health and performance by monitoring status, active connections, load balancing, and more.

Detailed Nginx monitoring at per-second intervals

Keep an eye on incoming requests-per-second, response time and active connections with 1-second granularity.