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NGINX monitoring with Netdata

Monitors one or more NGINX servers depending on configuration. Servers can be either local or remote.


  • nginx with configured 'ngx_http_stub_status_module'
  • 'location /stub_status'

Example nginx configuration can be found in 'python.d/nginx.conf'

It produces following charts:

  1. Active Connections

    • active
  2. Requests in requests/s

    • requests
  3. Active Connections by Status

    • reading
    • writing
    • waiting
  4. Connections Rate in connections/s

    • accepts
    • handled


Edit the python.d/nginx.conf configuration file using edit-config from the Netdata config directory, which is typically at /etc/netdata.

cd /etc/netdata # Replace this path with your Netdata config directory, if different
sudo ./edit-config python.d/nginx.conf

Needs only url to server's stub_status.

Here is an example for local server:

update_every : 10
priority : 90100
url : 'http://localhost/stub_status'

Without configuration, module attempts to connect to http://localhost/stub_status

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