You’ve spun up lots of self-hosted services in your HomeLab but you haven’t set up monitoring and alerting yet. We’ll be glad you waited because today well set up Uptime Kuma to do just that. Uptime Kuma is a self-hosted, open source, fancy uptime monitoring and alerting system. It can monitor HTTP, HTTP with keyword, TCP, Ping, and even DNS systems!
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Don’t forget to check out the 🚀Launchpad repo with all of the quick start source files.
See this post on how to install
If you’re using Docker compose
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 mkdir uptime-kuma cd uptime-kuma touch docker-compose.yml nano docker-compose.yml # copy the contents from below mkdir data ls docker-compose up -d --force-recreate
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 --- version: "3.1" services: uptime-kuma: image: louislam/uptime-kuma:1 container_name: uptime-kuma volumes: - /home/serveradmin/docker_volumes/uptime-kuma/data:/app/data ports: - 3001:3001 restart: unless-stopped security_opt: - no-new-privileges:true
If you’re using Rancher, Portainer, Open Media Vault, Unraid, or anything else with a GUI, just copy and paste the environment variables, ports, and volumes from above into the form on the web page.