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Smell of rotten eggs in the server room

A week ago I got the following error on my APC Smart-UPS 1000 which I muted. Warning State: Connect battery Load: 55% Batt: 100% Today, I could smell a sort of sulfur/sulphur/rotten egg smell when ...
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How do I use AWS Elastic Beanstalk Enhanced Health monitoring with a long polling app?

With AWS Elastic Beanstalk, I have an app setup with enhanced health monitoring. However, the app uses long polling so that it can sync between a mobile app and the web app. The long poll is a 60 ...
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Are there any radio activity problems i may face from working in the server room?

I work an 8am-5pm job in a server room partition, separated by closed glass from the actual room where the server racks are mounted, from where the continual buzz sound of running servers, ...
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VMwre ESXi 5 - Hardware Health Status shows “Unknown”

I have a Cisco UCSC-C220-M3SBE server that runs ESXi 5.0.0 to run 2 VMs for Cisco CUCM and Cisco Unity. It is a standalone host, no vcenter. If I go into the Configuration tab, then Health Status I ...
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System health monitoring of unmanaged server using WMI / SNMP

I need to monitor the health of a couple unmanaged servers (specifically Dell SC1425), preferably using WMI or SNMP. They are running Windows Server 2003 SP1. Ideally I am looking for a single ...
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How can I check Windows Server 2008 health status and use them with Python

I am working on a project for which I need to create a Python class which can determine underlying OS on which it is running and performs a sequence of checks if OS is found to be Windows Server 2003/...
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Require a simple “system health” check script for Debian

I want a simple cron job for Debian which could check for basic things like disk full or high load. I believe there is already made solutions, so I can save my time and not write my own script. Any ...
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ESXi 5.0 not showing RAID Health status (DELL PERC H200)

Hi we have installed VmWare ESXi 5.0 on brand new Dell T410 II. Hypervisor sees storage but we are somehow missing the Health status in VI client. We have PERC H200 in RAID 1. We shortly tried the ...
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Monitoring service that can run scripts

I'm currently using New Relic's performance monitoring service. Works great so far, except that I'd like some things automated. I basically just get an email notification when performance is bad or ...
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Monitoring health (SMART data, temperatures etc.) of many remote computers

Is there any software that would allow you to view the system health data of lots of remote windows computers over the internet? Preferably not overly complex, and free would be a big plus! I would ...
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Server health monitoring software [closed]

Hey all! I am looking for some software to monitor the health status of our servers. Our environment is a pretty typical mix of HP/Dell running Microsoft Server and VMware vSphere. We are currently ...
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What Logs / Process Stats to monitor on a Ubuntu FTP server?

I am administering a server with Ubuntu Server which is running pureFTP. So far all is well, but I would like to know what I should be monitoring so that I can spot any potential stability and ...
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How to set Brocade 200E SAN Fabric Switch Port Health Monitoring to “monitored”

I have a Brocade SAN Fabric Switch, a 200E. When using the web based management interface "SwitchExplorer" I can click the port, and I see "Port Administration Services". In the first screen of data ...
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server health monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Server health monitoring software hello i need to a server monitoring solution. the solution must be able to alert when a server goes down also i want, the solution be ...
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Lightweight monitoring for a Windows XP laptop

I have a windows XP laptop in a remote location. I would like to have an overview for CPU/Memory statistics from a remote location. Monitoring a specific service (a Tomcat instance) would be nice but ...
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Monitoring XFS filesystem health in Linux

I recently experienced a filesystem meltdown. I had a server running for about 180 days non stop without any issues, but then I noticed weird stuff happen and apparently the ext3 filesystem was in ...
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Where is documentation of HP ProLiant Health Panel?

This is a capture of one of our HP ProLiant ML370 G5 health panel (not sure about official name of the panel): Why are all memory banks LED all on? Is it caused by a faulty memory bank?
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Easy methods of constantly monitoring health of many servers?

I'm running several web proxy servers running on CentOS, and I'm looking for a simple way of constantly monitoring the health of the servers (how quickly they respond to web requests, how quickly web ...
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HP Proliant Servers - WMI query for system health

I want to query lots of HP servers to determine their overall health. I don't want to use any packages, or even SNMP - I want to query the server health from WMI and understand if a box is Green/Amber/...
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Wireless health risks: any proof of it being a threat? Do you take it into account?

The Internet is full of "Tin foil hat" kind of people who would not dare to use a wireless setup, but as the amount of wireless networks grows, I am interested in good and objective case studies and ...