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Nextcloud Monitoring Template

Telegraf Plugins used:

Included Resources:

  • 1 Telegraf Configuration: 'nextcloud'
  • 1 Dashboard: 'nextcloud'
  • 1 Label: 'nextcloud'
  • 1 Bucket: 'nextcloud'

Quick Install

If you have your InfluxDB credentials configured in the CLI, you can install this template with:

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/influxdata/community-templates/master/nextcloud/nextcloud.yml

Nextcloud Monitoring Dashboard

Nextcloud is an open source on-premises file share and collaboration platform. With the integrated OnlyOffice, Nextcloud application functionally is similar to Dropbox, Office 365 or Google Drive, but can be used on home-local computers or for off-premises file storage hosting.

Why monitor your Nextcloud servers?

Nextcloud provides your teams with important collaboration tools that they can access 24x7 from anywhere on any device. This kind of access means that they expect your Nextcloud server to keep these collaboration tools available and performant all the time, so it is important for you to monitor this server to support this promise. You can use this template to help keep this vital service up and running for your teams.

How to use Nextcloud Monitoring Template

Once your InfluxDB credentials have been properly configured in the CLI, you can install the Nextcloud monitoring template using the Quick Install command. Once installed, the data for the dashboard will be populated by the included HTTP JSON Telegraf Plugin configuration, which contains the relevant Input. Note that you might need to customize the input configuration to better serve your needs, including by specifying a new input value. All of this will depend on how your organization is currently running Nextcloud.

To find out more information about environmental variables within the Telegraf configuration, consult the following link.

Key Nextcloud monitoring metrics to monitor

Some of the most important Nextcloud monitoring metrics that you should proactively monitor include:

  • CPU load
  • Total memory
  • Free memory
  • Swap total
  • Files
  • Free space
  • Application installed
  • Updates Available
  • Active Users

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