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I trying to use open source server monitoring tool.
I know there are a lot, but I couldn't find what I need..

the basic process of monitoring tool I used to use before was,

1) Install agent in my server which I want to monitor
2) The agent send data to "their server"
3) I can check the health of my server through web browser presented by them.

What I need is, avoiding "Step 2".
Are there any monitoring tool that I can use?

  • I have Windows 2008 and Linux servers
  • simple feature will be enough like (CPU, Memory, Network..)

Thank you

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Do you mean you want an active check (initiated by the monitoring server) instead of the passive check? –  quanta Sep 11 '12 at 3:24
    
serverfault.com/questions/44/… –  Andrew Sep 11 '12 at 3:27
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If you want to prevent sending data to other services, you will probably have to install your own monitoring. I would suggest to look at nagios, monit or munin.

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