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Monitoring server room temperature

I have a small server room with its own AC unit. Recently, the AC died, and the temperature increased from 70 F to > 90 F. We rarely go in this room, so I was lucky that someone happened to notice ...
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How do I get my HP servers to email me when a drive fails?

Ideally, with as simple of install as possible and without requiring rebooting the servers. Mostly for DL380 G5's if it helps. Thanks.
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Setting Low Disk Space Alerts on Windows Server 2008

I was wondering if there is an easy way to trigger an e-mail alert on Windows Server 2008 when any logical disk partitions become low on space. I have 2 SQL servers that have come close to running ...
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Monitoring a one-off service

We do not have any sort of proper server monitoring solution in place (a situation I'd like to rectify this summer), but I've got one service in particular that I'd like to monitor. [Our current ...
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Send email alert on log file entry?

Under Linux, what's a simple way to automatically watch a logfile, and email me if a certain string appears? I have an application that will log certain failures to a logfile, but has no built-in way ...
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Linux monitor logs and email alerts?

I have a server with a faulty power button that likes to reboot itself. Usually there are warning signs, like the acpid log file in /var/log starts spamming garbage for about 10hrs or so. Is there an ...
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Nagios alerts using twitter (with twurl) not firing

We've been using nagios for some time and have recently decided to change how we receive alerts. To this end, we've installed twurl ( https://github.com/marcel/twurl ) and are using it to send alerts. ...
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Getting alerted when a Windows scheduled task fails

I am looking for a way to get alerted if any of the scheduled tasks on a group of Windows 2003 servers fail (exit with a status code that is not 0). Scripts, commercial applications, and plug-ins to ...
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SQL Server 2008: Mirroring: Threshold Alerts at Database-Level

Testing I have completed to date seems to indicate that the following Threshold Alerts need to be defined for the <all databases> Database Name rather than a single named database: Unsent Log ...