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Expanding Pi-Hole Stats with Prometheus

The other day I came across a Prometheus Exporter for Pi-hole (found in a comment on /r/pihole) that gives WAY more stats/data compared to the InfluxDB script I posted about awhile back. With this exporter, I was able to setup a more detailed dashboard. Now currently...

Monitoring Nvidia GPUs via Telegraf

The nvida-smi plugin for Telegraf basically gives you an overview of your GPU usage in the most current iteration in v1.10.4. This "guide" assumes you are using Windows as your host OS. Linux should be fairly easy to get going as long as you know where your nvidia-smi...

Monitoring Hyper-V via Telegraf

Now the cool thing about Telegraf on Windows is that you can basically monitor any system service that reports to the Windows performance counters. So creating a Hyper-V dashboard is actually fairly easy. Create a new input configuration file in the telegraf.d...

Deluge -> InfluxDB

So ever since I got my remote seed box setup from seedboxes.cc I have been trying to figure out the best way to get Deluge stats to show up in my Grafana stack. I first tried a Deluge Exporter for Prometheus but it didn't seem to work as it required the config...

Speedtest Data in Grafana

Green is Download (RX) Yellow is Upload (TX) You'll first need to create the database that the speedtest container will be writing data to. If you followed my Grafana guide then you will need to use the following commands to create the database and needed permissions....

IPMI Monitoring via Telegraf

Telegraf supports IPMI inputs for monitoring via ipmitool. Now this will only work if your server supports the Intelligent Platform Management Interface aka IPMI. To check if your server supports it you can either look up your server's documentation or take a look at...

Pi-Hole Stats in Grafana

If you do not know what Pi-hole is I definitely recommend you look into it. Especially if you want to block ads/telemetry on all your home network devices. Now there are probably a few ways to do this but for my dashboard I ended up using a script to send pi-hole...

Transmission Metrics in Grafana

If you use Transmission as your download client, you can use a metrics exporter for Prometheus to ingest info into Grafana to display. You'll also want to make sure Prometheus is setup and running or else this won't work!...