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Prometheus : Add Monitoring Target (Windows)2024/06/12

If you want to add a Windows computer as a monitored node, configure it as follows.

Install Windows exporter on the target Windows computer.
Download the MSI installer from the following site and install it.

⇒ https://github.com/prometheus-community/windows_exporter/releases

[2] After installed, [windows_exporter] will start and listen on port [9182].
An incoming rule will also be registered in Windows Firewall.
[3] Add setting on Prometheus Server Configuration.
vi /etc/prometheus/prometheus.yml
  # The job name is added as a label `job=<job_name>` to any timeseries scraped
from this config.
  - job_name: 'prometheus'

    # Override the global default and scrape targets from this job every 5 seconn
    scrape_interval: 5s
    scrape_timeout: 5s

    # metrics_path defaults to '/metrics'
    # scheme defaults to 'http'.

      - targets: ['localhost:9090']

  - job_name: node
    # If prometheus-node-exporter is installed, grab stats about the local
    # machine by default.
    # line 44 : add new Windows Host to [targets] line
      - targets: ['localhost:9100', 'rx-7.srv.world:9100']

  # alternatively, if you'd like to add to another group,
  # add [job_name] section like follows
  # any name is OK for [job_name]
  - job_name: Windows
      - targets: ['rx-7.srv.world:9182']

systemctl restart prometheus
[4] Access to the Prometheus Web UI and click [Status] - [Targets] to verify new nodes are listed.
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