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LightOn Server Monitoring


LightOn is a lightweight monitoring tool for operationg system, webserver (lighttpd & apache) and database
New in version 1.2: mysql monitoring and templates for own customizing The supported operating systems are Linux and MAC OSX, BSD will be also supported in a later version.

Windows aka os-joke from Redmond will not be supported.

ToDo: * Translation * Nginx Support * Cool Ajax stuff


Unzip the at your plugin directory. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Lighttpd users have to adjust their configuration as follows.

server.modules += ( "mod_status" ) $HTTP["remoteip"] =~ "" {     status.status-url = "/server-status" } 

Apache users have to adjust their configuration as follows:

LoadModule status_module libexec/apache2/ "Location /server-status"     SetHandler server-status     Order deny,allow     Deny from all     Allow from "/Location"  
 ExtendedStatus On 

For more check your lighttpd or apache documentation.

After activation you can drag and drop the widget on your sidebar.

On the setup page you can choose your own templates for dashboard, widget and detail page. For this upload your own templates as php-files to the templates directory and choose it. Start your template filename with ‘customer_’ please. I’ll will never use this prefix and your templates are save for overwrite in later versions.


Please see switch2mac-lighton

Contributors & Developers

“LightOn Server Monitoring” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Adding mySQL support
  • Changing to template based output, so you can change the templates like you want.
  • Minor bugfixes


  • Adding sidebar widget
  • Fixing serverlist on setup page
  • Fixing dashboard layout


  • Adding apache2 server support


  • Minor changes on readme.txt


  • Minor changes on readme.txt


  • Initial version.