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Monit has the capability to check for a process name. The process itself can also provided a service on a dedicated port, in this Kibana in Production, which uses SSL and expose its service on port
CHECK PROCESS kibana WITH MATCHING "/opt/kibana/bin/../node/bin/node\s" group elkstack if failed host monitoring port 5601 type tcp protocol https then alert alert email@example.com