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Performance, exception, and uptime monitoring for the Web

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Automatic Installation

Use the ansible scripts in the automation repository to build complete instance of application You can also use packer files in automation/packer to create whole VM's for KVM and VMWare.

Manual Installation

To run the app you need to have meet prerequsites:

  • python 3.5+ (currently 3.6 tested)
  • running elasticsearch (6.6.2 tested)
  • running postgresql (9.5+ required, tested 9.6 and 10.6)
  • running redis

Install the app by performing

pip install -r requirements.txt

python develop

Install the appenlight uptime plugin (ae_uptime_ce package from appenlight-uptime-ce repository).

For production usage you can do:

pip install appenlight
pip install ae_uptime_ce

After installing the application you need to perform following steps:

  1. (optional) generate production.ini (or use a copy of development.ini)

     appenlight-make-config production.ini
  2. Setup database structure:

    appenlight-migratedb -c FILENAME.ini
  3. To configure elasticsearch:

    appenlight-reindex-elasticsearch -t all -c FILENAME.ini
  4. Create base database objects

    (run this command with help flag to see how to create administrator user)

    appenlight-initializedb -c FILENAME.ini
  5. Generate static assets

    appenlight-static -c FILENAME.ini

Running application

To run the main app:

pserve development.ini

To run celery workers:

celery worker -A appenlight.celery -Q "reports,logs,metrics,default" --ini FILENAME.ini

To run celery beat:

celery beat -A appenlight.celery --ini FILENAME.ini

To run appenlight's uptime plugin:

appenlight-uptime-monitor -c FILENAME.ini

Real-time Notifications

You should also run the `channelstream websocket server for real-time notifications

channelstream -i filename.ini

Additional documentation

Visit for additional server and client documentation.


To run test suite:

py.test appenlight/tests/ --cov appenlight (this looks for testing.ini in repo root)


To develop appenlight frontend:

cd frontend
npm install
grunt watch

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