Overview Grafana is great but unless you are going to stare at monitoring panels all day and night then you might want to get some alerts. I’ve found a nice way (and free way) to setup effectively a webhook to Telegram.
As part of your security auditing, especially if the server is exposed to the internet, you should have an email configured to be sent to you in the event a user shells into the server. This will give you a clear indication the server has been compromised if you are not expecting a login event…. Read more »