Applications or appliances that observe systems and networks to find problems and notify administrators.

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Automatic Node Categorization not working in OpenNMS

I setup a Node Categorization policy in the foreign source definition ; its not working correctly what changes need to be done? Text version: (for bot/crawler) name SetNodeRouter class ...
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White noise as a system monitoring aid? Real or myth?

Ok, I don't know if this is/was a sys admin urban myth, but when I was a student I heard of technique to help sys admins monitor a server without actively and constantly checking on it. What they ...
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remote Powershell script Scheduled task

I am having trouble running a Powershell script as a scheduled task. The script remotely logs into two Hyper-V hosts, queries the replication status and emails the result back to me. The script works ...
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God Process Monitoring - CentOS - Event System Not Found

I have god installed on at least a dozen (or more) servers running CentOS 5.5 in both i386 and x86_64 flavors that work perfectly. I just setup two new CentOS 5.5 x86_64 servers and installed God, but ...
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Which ITSM process fits the best for this need? [on hold]

I'm in no way an ITIL or ITSM expert but our company is working on adopting it. Our team has come across a need and, from the little I have read/studied, I feel like SPM/SCM/SLM fit the best. I was ...
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Initializing portracker database files in nfsen

I have configured nfsen on Ubuntu. After that I configured PortTracker plugin but database files cannot be initialized. #cd /usr/local/src #wget ...
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Monitoring file for changes and immediately take action on change

How can I constantly monitor (small) file for changes? Eg. when file is updated (action from web application), a script is executed (if not already running). Right now, I do it every minute using ...
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How should PHP FPM be monitored for max_children being exceeded?

I've set up the PHP-FPM and Nginx status output with the intent of monitoring for max_children being exceeded on a particular pool. I am, however, unable to load the status output when max children ...
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Auto restart services with PRTG

I have PRTG monitoring my servers and network. Some of my servers are Windows-based, and I would like PRTG to auto restart services in case they are stopped. This can be done using the WMI Service ...
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How Cacti collects data using scripts?

We know that Cacti uses SNMP to query and collect data. As far as i know SNMP manager uses Object ID (OID) to query about a certain object and get the response from an SNMP agent regarding that OID. ...
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Any tools that can detect if the machine is off similar to Softperfect Wi-Fi Guard?

We have an outage of electricity the other day and some machines (static IP) has been turned off. Because the machines are located in different places is very hard to know. It will be good to have a ...
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Munin - apache_watch_ plugin, does not show any data in the graphs that shows activity for per vhosts

I am using Munin for monitoring my server. I installed the apache_watch_ plugin so that i could see apache related activity. The graphs for apache_accesses, apache_processes and apache_volume work ...
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Samba module full_audit is logging actions that didn't occured

Our company has a file server, a Debian Squeeze 64 bits, sharing some folders to Linux servers using NFSv2 and to Windows workstations using Samba. I want to log access to a specific set of shared ...
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Why I get different network traffic values from dom0 and from domU?

I'm using Xen 4.0.1 with Linux 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 (standard packages on a Debian Squeeze system). From Xen Networking: For each new domU, Xen creates a new pair of "connected virtual ethernet ...
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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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File age check with event handlers in nagios

Problem I'm trying to solve: - Monitor a log file's age and if it is older than a certain threshold restart a bunch of associated services. Solution so far: - This is fairly straightforward and we ...
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Questions about storage performance

I would be glad guys, if you can answer me some of my questions about the performance of our storage. The setup HP P2000 SAS with 2GB cache 8x 1TB SATA 7200 RPM storage RAID6 3x hosts with SAS HBA ...
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SCOM 2012 - service flapping and notifications

I am trying to untangle SCOM 2012 install created by someone else and I noticed that alerts for the same monitor are being sent multiple times per hour littering my mailbox. From my previous ...
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Gather WebSphere Thread Pool Utilization Data In A Text File

I am running a WebSphere 8.x cluster and would like to be able to more closely monitor my JDBC connection pool utilization. All I basically want to do is run a script every couple of minutes that ...
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is there a tool for windows 7 that can find which program is modifying a particular file [duplicate]

My system is infected by a malware that keeps modifying a particular configuration file. Is there a way/tool to find out which program is making change to a particular file? I am simply looking for a ...
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Overriding Nagios hostgroup service with host service

I currently am experimenting with defining a set of services to all hosts in a hostgroup, this is working fine. My issue is that I then want to be able to override these service definitions which ...
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Use Nagios to monitor 2 locations

As I am new to Nagios, I would like to ask if anyone knows how to monitor 2 physical locations using Nagios. So for example, we are having 2 datacenters which are interconnected. I have set-up a ...
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Monitor and collect statistics on TCP connection to src or dst host

I would like to collect stats on TCP/UDP packets sent between two hosts (A and B). I am looking for a tool to install on A and B to get the following information: kb/seconds packets/seconds ...
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How best to monitor logstash?

I've seen this question on the mailing list a few times but haven't had a satisfactory answer. How best to monitor that the pipeline isn't stuck? Clients -> logstash -> elasticsearch. Logstash and ...
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NewRelic Availability Monitoring of Third Party Service

Background NewRelic offers availability monitoring whereby you can specify a ping URL for an application and have NewRelic send HTTP GET requests to that URL and GREP the response for selected text, ...
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Software to record service level [closed]

I provide a cloud service (SaaS) on an Ubuntu machine and will be faced with service level agreements (SLAs) soon. I.e., we'll have to see what service level we can provide (probably on daily or ...
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How do I open the firewall for my monitoring software to access WMI?

I have a SQL Server machine and a monitoring machine, and I need the monitoring software on the monitor host to be able to read the WMI data on the SQL Server host. (The monitoring software is ...
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Zabbix active check traffic

My conundrum is as follows... I have a Zabbix (2.2) server and agent up and running. The server does all kinds of passive check on the agent -- everything here is working as intended. The problem is ...
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Monit can't detect MySQL, but I can

Monit is configured to watch MySQL on localhost at port 3306. check process mysqld with pidfile /var/lib/mysql/li175-241.pid start program = "/etc/init.d/mysql start" stop program = ...
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NSClient++ FAIL on Windows 2008 R2 — PDHCollector.cpp(215) Failed to query performance counters

I am attempting to monitor windows server 2008 r2 x64 Enterprise with Nagios. When I test/install the nsclientI get the following error: PDHCollector.cpp(215) Failed to query performance counters: ...
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iostat: See current usage rather than average

I need to log disk statistics (MB/read, MB/write) of block devices. As I understand, iostat shows an average value. This is not exactly what I want when I'm about to monitor a server. Is there a way ...
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check_ssh executed from Nagios server returns “Server answer: ”, nothing else

Commmand works on the host I need to monitor (its IP is denoted as $HOSTADDRESS$ here): [root@host ~]# /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_ssh localhost SSH OK - OpenSSH_4.3 (protocol 2.0) However, on ...
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IDS (or similar) to query ELK logs and send alarms on strange situations [closed]

I have an ELK stack (that receives logs from mostly web services,web applications). I'd like to not only store and visualize some stats about the logs(features of ELK) but also to use them to detect ...
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how to write a script that only acts on new log entries

I feel like this should be a simple thing but I am having a hard time figuring it out. I am trying to write a script that will monitor one of the apache log files and take some specific action. But ...
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Need the “msacli.exe” file for monitoring P2000 SAN. IOPS values needed

Hi i need some performance stats from our MSA p2000 SAN. The Problem is that i want to have the values i get when i connect via SSH and use the command "show vdisk-statistics". This command shows me ...
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Monitor http endpoint /status with Amazon Cloudwatch

Can I use AWS CloudWatch to check the health of a web app deployed to EC2? Is this the best way to monitor the app? Or is "cloud 53" more useful. Either way, how do I set it up? Pointers to relevant ...
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How to monitor and log the memory/cpu usage of processes over time? [closed]

I am looking for a way to diagnose issues, such as swap death, where a balooning memory process fills up swap and kills the whole machine (such as apache). I'm already using cacti and I can set up ...
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How to monitor/log wireless events including failed authorization attempts?

Is it possible to log wireless events including failed authorization attempts? I have two access points and also would like to see, which one is serving which client and see when client is connected ...
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How to store the keystrokes of clients (Windows Xp) on a linux server (RHEL 5)?

How to store the keystrokes of clients (Windows Xp) on a linux server (RHEL 5)? I want to monitor my employees every action in office at working time, Keystroke Recorder Application Activity ...
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Display uptimes on Zabbix screens

I'm struggling to find a proper way to display uptimes on a Zabbix screen. I have a screen displaying information about each running services health: CPU and memory consumption, and I would like to ...
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Can I trigger on ZBX_NOTSUPPORTED with Zabbix?

I'm trying to check if my configuration management system is running on my servers. It is pretty easy to use it to distribute a Zabbix configuration that will test if the CMS is running. However, ...
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Monitor WiFi association attempts

I'm using hostapd to create an access point and I was wondering if there's any way for me to get an output of current or recent association attempts. Ideally I'd like to see the MAC ID and any other ...
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Get port vlan tag via snmp on HP Procurve

I'm trying to write a nagios check that will check if a port is a member of (tagged in) a perticular VLAN. I've discovered the following SNMP location SNMPv2-SMI::mib-2.17.7.1.4.5.1.1.40 for checking ...
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Monitoring Bandwidth Usage (Per Internal IP) - Cisco ASA 5505

I manage a small network with a Cisco ASA 5505 and a shared DSL connection. I would like to be able monitor the bandwidth usage of the various users/devices on my network (by IP address). Can I do ...
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How to find data/graphs for power and iops

I've used boundary.com for monitoring network usage, data read/write, etc. on a second-to-second basis. I want to put together a demonstration of a few hardware solutions and have a way to present ...
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Have issue with monitoring 32bit app pools running on 64bit IIS

I am performing a monitoring task on my 64bit web server which has couple of applications pools running in 32bit mode. I am using .Net CLR Memory object in perfmon to monitor them. However, my ...
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How do I configure NetFlow 5/9 export on Juniper switches? [closed]

What are the commands to make a Juniper switch send netflow data (V5 or V9) to a netflow collector for bandwidth monitoring?
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Issues in monitoring apache tomcat server using Monit

I have installed Monit using the following command in Ubuntu Linux 12.04.1 server sudo apt-get install monit My main goal in using Monit is to restart my - MySQL and Apache tomcat services ...
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How can I access the bios remotely on a desktop computer acting as a server? [closed]

What are the options for having remote control via network of a computer even down to the "bios" level. I've seen Dell's DRAC / Out-of-band management that they have for their servers, and typically ...
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Best method to track folder size growth over time?

I have a file server that has a pretty large folder tree. There's a shared folder, under that are 5 departmental folders. Nested inside of those are thousands of subfolders and files. I would like ...