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management network to a network port for additional ones munin and monit [closed]

management network to a network port for additional ones munin and monit I want to build a separate Netzwek for server management. I have several network cards a linux / debian / ubuntu with ...
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Server Software Version and Patch Management [closed]

managing about 100 Centos Servers. Now I'm looking for a Software Solutions that can help me to "standardize" the Management of those Servers. What the Software should do: Build Inventory of ...
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What email management software to use for bigger projects on Linux? [closed]

I am trying to find some management system for project I am starting and it has already many e-mails. We want to start full free support by e-mails. It means some ticket system for e-mails like I saw ...
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Linux web console for multiple machine

I'm looking for a web-based tool allowing me to do the following: Have a single web-based UI for multiple servers Services monitoring: for each server I want to see all running daemons and be able ...
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Clustered machines management

Our startup firm runs multiple services hosted on JBoss AS. Those services are distinguished by their business and are clustered for the sake of high availability and scalability. What I'm looking ...
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Managing nginx configurations

My goal is to be able to update my server configurations (eg, nginx) quickly and easily using version control (eg, git). One requirement I had in mind was to have the configurations stored inside the ...
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Open-source Service Management Software

I seem to remember (but can't recall the name) a piece of open-source software that provided a web-based interface for some server processes. What is the name of that software? It manages a lot of ...
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Solution to Manage and Monitor (Ubuntu) Machines

I'm looking for a tool like Canonical (system management and monitoring for Ubuntu) that is Open Source and free. The goal is to manage a dozen or so KVM machines for private testing purposes. I know ...
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Which linux for raid/fileserver?

i will get an ibm x3500 in the next days and wondered which linux i should use. i tend to use ubuntu 10.04 server, haven't heard anything bad about it and i'm a big debian fan. there will be a raid ...
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Without using a hypervisor, can a process be CPU throttled?

Using nice merely gives a "guideline" to the OS, not a hard requirement of priority (ie, if nothing else is begging for attention a nice level of 19 will utilize the full CPU). Is there a way to ...
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WEB based HPC cluster node management

i am working on my school diploma thesis. The main goal is to create web based application where logged users could see free and busy nodes, turn them on and off, see what process they are running ...
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Required software for remote Linux installation [closed]

I'm managing Linux servers for my team. For each new instance, I install the following softwares: etckeeper which keeps tracks of every changes in /etc shorewall to have a simple setup for firewall ...
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Recommended programming language for linux server management and web ui integration

I am interested in making an in house web ui to ease some of the management tasks I face with administrating many servers; think Canonical's Landscape. This means doing things like, applying package ...
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What actual or de-facto alternatives to WMI exist for Linux and Unix?

I've recently been introduced to WMI, and find it really cool. Maybe my brain's just not in gear, but what similar tools exist for *nix like WMI?
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A tool to acquire tasks

I have several machines that I want to use them in the following way: There is a central queue of tasks/jobs(that i can define) on some machine, there are other machines that when are free of tasks ...
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How can a programmer manage multiple (geographically disparate) linux machines?

I am not an admin, but I have to manage around 10 linux servers. These servers are all over the world, some are used as production servers, others as staging or development servers. Currently there ...
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Deployment and monitoring tools for java/tomcat/linux environment

I'm a developer for many years, but don't have tons of experience in ops, so apology if this is a newbe question. In my company we run a web service written in Java mainly based on a Tomcat web ...
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Small and medium business: user and workstation management with Debian Linux

I'm looking into building a more unified user and workstation management system and I thought it would be a good idea to ask others how they have solved the apparent issues. I would use LDAP for user ...
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automated linux deployment and config management at small scale - is it worth it?

i'm about to deploy ~25 servers running debian. machines will have different roles - web servers, java appservs, proxies, mysql boxes. environment will probably not grow much in the future - maybe 2-5 ...
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How do you administer your EC2 Linux boxes?

I have a few EC2 Linux images that do nightly processing jobs for one of my projects. From time to time, I'll need to get in, make some code changes, configure some things, and re-bundle the image. ...
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Anti virus For Linux

Over last year we have tried to deploy antivirus software on production linux servers. In most cases after a few weeks under month end loads applications start running slow, or do not work as it ...
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puppet - define wildcard host in nodes.pp

Is there a way to define wildcard hosts in puppetmasterĀ“s nodes.pp say i want all the hosts in one domain to receive a set of classes can i do something like: # nodes.pp # node basenode { include ...
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What distributed shell utilities do people feel are good, flexible, and easy to use? [closed]

I've been searching and collecting links for a lot of them, but many of these tools don't have enough use case or demonstration documentation to be able to evaluate their potential worth without ...
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Managing a Linux cluster

I'm interested in learning about tools and techniques used to manage many Linux machines. (That is, deploying and maintaining updates.) One way that I thought of to do this is write a Bash script ...
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Red Hat Satellite vs. Ubuntu Landscape

We have some experience using Red Hat Satellite in an environment with ~120 servers. Now we're looking into deploying Ubuntu in parallel for the further growth. How does Landscape compare to ...