What is server monitoring software?
Server monitoring software is a type of software that examines, analyzes, monitors and manages the processes and operations of a server.
It is used by server administrators to track the performance of one or more servers in an IT environment.
Server monitoring software primarily provides server administrators with server-wide performance, availability, and security metrics. It can provide data such as:
- CPU and RAM usage
- Number of suspicious / malicious packages and / or intrusion attempts
- Load user
- bandwidth consumption
These results are sent to network administrators so they can optimize server performance. The server monitoring software can be a stand-alone application or a component of the network / IT monitoring software. It also measures and provides statistical and / or visual reports on processor, memory, storage, applications, and network and other server metrics.