Node Exporter is a Prometheus exporter for hardware and operating system metrics. Prometheus is an open-source monitoring and alerting toolkit designed for reliability and scalability. Node Exporter is specifically focused on exporting system-level metrics from Linux and Unix-based systems.
- Up and running ubuntu 22.04 LTS machine.
- Basic knowledge in linux commands.
- Internet connectivity.
In this post, We will show to how to install node exporter on ubuntu 22.04 / Debian machine to get monitoring metrics and ship to Prometheus server.
To get more information Prometheus setup on ubuntu, Please click on given link.
Step 1: Run System Updates
Here are general steps you can follow to install Prometheus on Ubuntu using apt-get:.
To update ubuntu default repository.
sudo apt-get update
Step 2: Installing Prometheus Node Exporter
To install Node Exporter on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (or any Ubuntu version), you can follow these steps.
sudo apt-get install prometheus-node-exporter -y
Step 3: Controlling Node Exporter Service
systemctl utility we can control the any service in ubuntu linux machine.
To get status of node-exporter.
sudo systemctl status prometheus-node-exporter
To stop of node-exporter.
sudo systemctl stop prometheus-node-exporter
To start of node-exporter.
sudo systemctl start prometheus-node-exporter
To enable on boot node-exporter service.
sudo systemctl enable prometheus-node-exporter
To disable on boot node-exporter service.
sudo systemctl disable prometheus-node-exporter
We have successful installed node exporter on ubuntu 22.04 LTS.