Nginx is a high-performance web server, reverse proxy, and load balancer. It is known for its efficiency, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. Nginx excels in serving static content and is highly adept at handling concurrent connections with minimal memory and CPU usage. It's often used to improve the performance and scalability of websites and applications by managing traffic and optimizing content delivery.

Integrating Nginx with groundcover

To start accessing granular insights, just follow these 2 super easy steps:

Step 1: Enable Custom Metrics

Follow our quick guide on how to enable scraping custom metrics on groundcover.

Step 2: Import dashboard using Grafana ID

In the groundcover platform, go to Dashboards -> New -> Import.

In the box titled "Import via", enter one of the following dashboard IDs, then click "Load".

IDNameDescriptionMore Info



Grafana Dashboard for Nginx Web Server.


Kubernetes Nginx Ingress Prometheus NextGen

Nginx Ingress Controller via Prometheus Metrics Dashboard created for DevOps Nirvana


Nginx VTS Stats

Show stats from the hnlq715/nginx-vts-exporter.



Dashboard for ingress-nginx


a Nginx Connections Overview

Shows stats built from the Prometheus Nginx status page exporter rebuy-de/nginx-exporter or ndiazg/nginx-prometheus-exporter.

Note: The dashboards above are the 5 most downloaded Nginx dashboards on Grafana's website, and are listed by number of downloads. More dashboards are available on their website and the steps to add them is the same. Visit this page for the full list of Nginx dashboards.

That's it!

You can now see the imported dashboard in your list of Dashboards and start using it immediately.

You can repeat this action to load as many of these dashboards as you like.

If you import more than one of these dashboards, you may find it useful to create a Nginx Dashboards Folder in groundcover.

Last updated