Monitoring Apache Server

Here are the prerequisites for monitoring Apache server with the checkpoints:

  • Apache-Data-Rate
  • Apache-Rate Requests
  • Apache-Busy-Idle-Workers

On the Apache server activate the mod-status with the command:


a2enmod status


Restart or reload Apache as necessary.


To limit access to information in your domain (eg, add the following code to the Apache configuration file httpd.conf or apache2.conf:


<Location / server-status>

SetHandler server-status


Order Deny, Allow

Deny from all

Allow from

</ Location>

You can now access your Apache usage statistics here.