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How To Monitor And Alert For KVM Hypervisors

We have an environment where we are currently monitoring ~50 VM hosts running esxi. We easily get alerts for hardware events and exceeding performance thresholds via vcenter. We're planning on ...
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How to monitor and alert on a program's resource usage Server 2008?

We have a program that at various times utilizes very high CPU and memory. I would like to create a collection of performance logs of this particular application to see a historical trend over time ...
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SCCM 2012: Is it possible to create an alert for when a site or component logs a critical message?

I'm investigating some issues on my SCCM2012 single site installation, and am heavily relying on the 'site status' and 'component status' to tell me what's wrong. I've configured the site server to be ...
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How can i set up email alerts for disk failures on a windows server 2012 box?

I have a windows 2012 server with 3 storage spaces set up, each containing a mirrored pair of 2TB drives. What is the best way to set up alerting so that i receive an alert when a physical disk ...
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Alerting system for Munin

I am very satisfied with munin as a monitoring tool (as I only have a simple 2-server setup) but its alerting system is very annoying as you can only configure it to send an e-mail upon every check ...
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How can I replace email alerts for system events with something more scalable?

I have a number of systems and services that send email alerts when some sort of event takes place. This works fine for a small number of systems but as the number of alerts grows the important ...
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AWS CloudWatch Dashboard for Large Screen Display with Alerting

Does anyone know of a good solution that provides a monitoring and alerting Dashboard for Amazon Web Servics (AWS) CloudWatch service which can used on large screen displays? The system should use ...
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Need an alerting system if my cloning script fails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to repeatedly call rsync until files are sucessfully transferred I've configured a nightly rsync to mirror one server to a standby offsite backup server. The total ...
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Filter Zenoss Alerting Rules for certain Data Source only (or certain Data sources active only at a given time)

We're working to monitor a couple of services with Zenoss over SNMP and have implemented the SNMP part. We have configured data sources (to various OIDs) and thresholds for these values and hosts to ...
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How can I be notified when the limit of a cgroup is hit?

I want to use cgroups to limit resources in linux http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cgroups How can I be notified when a limit if hit. For example if I limit a process to 2 gigs or ram how will I know ...
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How do I handle post-mortems/incident reporting with Nagios?

I just started using Nagios and I like that my team can acknowledge problems, but I haven't yet found a way to log the solutions that are used to correct the problems. Is there a tool that logs ...
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Freeform monitoring tools

Can you suggest some sort of freeform monitoring tool? I have been trying Graphite, which allows you to add any metrics you like, and graph them on the spot. You don't have to define a new host, ...
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XEN Server - can it send RAID warnings or errors?

I have XEN Server installed and running several VM's on a newer dell server with hardware raid. My concern is what happens if one of the drives fails? Can XEN server be configured to receive that ...
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Monitoring whether Google Apps email address is reachable

Backstory: I bungled things a bit the other day, and inadvertantly deleted the DNS overrides for my domain including the MX records that point to Google Apps, causing 2 days of lost emails. What I ...
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Any QUICK hints for starting off with Splunk

Just downloaded a trial of Splunk, and am thinking of using it to monitor a Windows server base, with the associated apps, e.g.: o Windows event logs / WMI queries (for Windows O/S, SQL Server, ...
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Recommended system self test tool (what software should I use)?

We have a setup of: ~20 nodes on EC2 Several AppEngine deployments Several small locally hosted nodes All these machines represented 1 distributed system that does "cool things". The problem is ...
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Send sql server job alert only when a query has rows to return

I have a query that checks if we've made sales of a particular stock item select * from merchand_history where stock_code = 'zzz007' and create_timestamp >= getdate() order by create_timestamp ...
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Computer controlled winch

It was a long time coming but I've just had AC installed in my server room. I've also purchased a MiniGoose II from ITWatchDogs which I can't say enough about. So I'm covered by cooling, and I'll be ...
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What's the best solution for datacenter modem dialling?

We have some physical servers that we cannot virtualise because they are connected to analog modems for alert paging. We need to retain this functionality, but virtualise the servers and reduce the ...
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Reconnoiter - Anyone using it?

Reconnoiter is a new tool in the world of monitoring. It is not only a trending tool but also an alerting/fault detection one. IMHO, I reckon that it's in the trending capacities that Reconnoiter has ...
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Windows Server Login Alert Tools

I am concerned that one of our servers is being abused for a few various reasons. Is there a tool that can send an email when ever a user logons onto the server? I would like to get an email with as ...
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Windows Event Log - email notification

Is there an easy way to send an email when a particular severity of event from a particular service hits the Windows server event log? This is on Windows Server 2003, if it makes a difference. n.b. ...