Information that you should monitor regularly

Monitor the StorageGRID Webscale system’s key attributes regularly. Become familiar with system operations and spot trends before they turn into problems.

The following table lists the tasks to be performed on a regular basis.

Task Frequency
Monitor system status. Note what has changed from the previous day. Daily
Monitor the rate at which Storage Node capacity is being consumed. Weekly
Check the capacity of the external archival storage system. Weekly
The important attributes to monitor relate to:

When monitoring capacity, look at the absolute value and at the rate at which capacity is being consumed over time. Consumption rates can help you estimate when additional capacity might be required.