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How To Install Sensu on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will be installing Sensu on a CentOS 7 VPS. We will also show you how to set it up, that way you can start using it right away.

Sensu is a comprehensive multi-cloud monitoring solution for extensive monitoring of businesses??? IT infrastructure. Sensu is composed of a backend, wherein all data will be gathered and checked, and an agent, which will act as the client host that sends checks/requests to the backend for processing.

Installing Sensu on CentOS 7

Some of Sensu’s key features are the following:

Automated workflow monitoring
Fast incident response and alert notifications
Support for collecting and storing industry-standard metrics
A built-in command line tool (sensuctl)
Up-to-date API and modern dashboard interface included by default

If you follow this guide on how to install Sensu on CentOS 7 correctly, the install process won’t take more than 10-15 minutes. let’s get started.