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

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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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Network and Server Management Tools

We are building a farm of test servers. Currently we have 8 servers. We are planning to use the servers to test the following Mysql Cluster Xen or KVM virtualization Heartbeat/Pacemaker/DRDB What ...
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Dell Servers - Email notification

We have all Dell servers in our environment. We want some sort of software (Dell software or 3rd party) that will notify us via email if any hardware failures occur. What do you recommend?
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System-monitoring with Cacti: How to execute arbitrary script when threshold reached?

When doing system-monitor with Cacti[1], can you execute an arbitrary script when a threshold is reached, yes or no? If yes, how? [1] I was planning on using the Cacti plugin Thold but as far as I ...
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DFS replication monitoring under a non-administrative account

I have a DFS replication set up on two Windows Server 2012 machines in a domain, the DFS consists of one namespace, two servers, several replication groups each containing one folder. I have been ...
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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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How to send Windows Performance counters to Logstash + Kibana?

I would like to setup monitoring for system resources on my Windows servers. I've noticed a common configuration in Linux is to use collectd daemon to get system metrics information. From collectd ...
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ServerTech Sentry4 OID for AMPs

Does anyone have the oid for AMPS for Sentry4 PRO2 CDU? I am trying to monitor the amount of total amps for the CDU and I am having a hard time finding the OID for what I want. Any help would be ...
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Zabbix does not send emails

I'm trying to configure zabbix with email notifications. I read many docs about it already, but I must be missing something still, because it doesn't work... What I have configured at the moment: ...
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Monitoring Exchange 2013 Databases with Intermapper

I'm currently setting up a Intermapper map, which is a monitoring system, to monitor a Exchange 2013 server and I couldn't find yet a way to monitor the databases health. For now, just the mount ...
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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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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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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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Grahping VMware VM's network traffic

We have a mixture of managed and unmanaged VMs within out VMware platform, For our managed VMs we use SNMP within the VM to graph the VM's network traffic which we then use for billing if the customer ...
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Exclude field in munin chart

I have written my first Munin plugin to monitor my WAN traffic at home. The chart includes the actual traffic (as DERIVE) and the maximum possible speed (as GAUGE) for my Internet connection. I want ...
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Get notification from supervisord when a job exits

Is there any way supervisord can automatically restart a failed/exited/terminated job and send me a notification email with a dump of the last x lines of log file?
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Does anyone know of a good free tool that can be used to ping our Postgres database server to determine if it is running or not? [closed]

I'm looking for a free tool which runs on my desktop (not the server itself) that will periodically test to see if our database server is up and running properly. Ideally, it should also be able to ...
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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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snmpd does not update date due to filesystem access error in new ubuntu versions

My Cacti stopped graphing network data for servers that I monitor using snmp. I am able to manually query the corresponding counter using snmpget $ snmpget -v 2c -c XXX XXX .1.3.6.1.2.1.31.1.1.1.6.4 ...
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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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Monitoring Processes in Detail - not summarized [closed]

I want to monitor the running processes of a linux machine over time. My do-it-yourself solution would be: Dump ps aux --forest every minute to a file. Background: If I get a message "something ...
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PRTG Network Monitor custom sensor - return grouped data

I have an IBM DS3512 storage system that I want to monitor. So far I was able to create a custom XML sensor on Powershell, that grabs performance data saved by smcli.exe (the only known way to reach ...
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How to automate zabbix web scenarios for vhosts?

I'm new to Zabbix and enterprise monitoring. I've just finished installing Zabbix 2.4. I'm trying to monitor the state of all our vhosts dislocated on different servers. Until now the only solution ...
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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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What is a solid process for designing a monitoring system?

The short version: I've got a heterogeneous environment of ~400 hosts using Groundwork/Nagios for monitoring. The current checks, hostgroups, and servicegroups have been put together in an organic, ...
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Windows Performance Monitor keeps trying to add unwanted counters

I have been running a Data Collector Set for SQL Server for a week, and everything was going just fine until I tried clicking on Action -> Save Current View and now it always tries to add the ...
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Icinga2: Send E-Mail on Host/Service Down

I installed and configured Icinga2 with icingaweb2. I added a test-host with a test-service: Let's call it "example.com". This is the test-host: /etc/icinga2/conf.d/hosts/example-com: object Host ...
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calculating days until disk is full

We use graphite to track history of disk utilisation over time. Our alerting system looks at the data from graphite to alert us when the free space falls below a certain number of blocks. I'd like to ...
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Colorize Monitoring of Logs

I sometimes monitor apache and php error logs using tail under FreeBSD. Is there any way to get colorized output, either using tail or some other command line app? Alternatively, what is your ...
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Icingaweb2 - Setup returns to start page

I tried to configure Icingaweb2 on Debian 8; it works fine so far, but if I call the web installer (http://d.pr/186lu) and click "next", I'm getting redirected to the second page (http://d.pr/1f6kE). ...
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MySQL per user monitoring

Is there a tool for monitoring per user MySQL usage? Like number of queries for example. I have been looking on Munin which I currently use, but did not find anything. A similar tool is the per user ...
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Monitoring and Alerting for application traffic

Currently I put hourly traffic (total number of input requests) of my website in a MySQL table. I keep data for the last 90 days. I want to check every hour, lets say 6th hour, that whether the ...
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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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How to monitor the postfix mail queue using monit?

Is there a way to monitor the postfix mail queue using monit? the available scripts just check, up/down/memory or CPU. I would like notices when the queue starts filling up. it would be nice to be ...
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Monitor drives status on Dell servers from Linux without OMSA

I have some servers where, for various reasons, I cannot install the Dell OMSA toolset. Usually, I have hardware RAID configured for the disks (PERC). Also, most of my servers have an iDRAC ...
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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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HP ProLiant Gen8 Health Agents and EL6.x - cpqHoMibHealthStatusArray has changed to the value: x

I've noticed that my HP ProLiant Gen8 servers report the following message via email to root (or the destination configured in /opt/hp/hp-snmp-agents/cma.conf) upon restart. Trap-ID=11020 ...
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How can I gain better insight into ISP-managed equipment (routers)?

I have a number of customers who have networking equipment managed by their ISP. This is usually in the form of an ISP-provided switch or router placed at the customer location(s). For sites that ...
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Adding normal graph on memory usage per process to Zabbix

I need to monitor memory usage per process of processes on Linux. My monitoring tool is Zabbix. I found some links which describe how we can do it on windows. As an example I can refer to Host ...
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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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Are there any tools for monitoring individual Apache virtual hosts in real-time?

I'm looking for a way to monitor and record Apache traffic, separated by virtual host. I am currently using Munin to capture this and other data for the entire server however I can't seem to find a ...
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Testing performance from around the world - how do I get a linux shell easily in multiple countries?

We are building a socket based service where latency is paramount, and as such we have servers distributed into 7 data centres around the world. However, whilst we know we're bringing the servers ...
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Munin Graphs - Have one graph/plugin only update once per hour?

I am writing a custom munin plugin/graph and it's slightly computationally expensive. It's also unlikely to change much in a few minutes. Is it possible to have this one graph/plugin only update once ...
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Issue with SSH on RHEL while monitoring logs from SpectorSoft Server Manager

I have 3 servers running RHEL hosting a number of Java applications where each of them generates a log file which I am monitoring from a Windows-based machine with the use of SpectorSoft Server ...
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What kind of ram usage is bad ram usage?

We have been monitoring our Debian servers' ram usage in order to receive alerts when the ram usage goes over a certain % threshold. However, a high % ram usage is not necessarily a problem can even ...
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Apache httpd server 'is it possible': Alert on specific condition in access/error log

I'm just wondering is it there some module which can detect certain event in access/error log and if it matches it, to send an email with information. example: I want to detect when someone makes ...
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What am I looking for in a Monitoring Solution?

This is a Canonical Question about Monitoring Software. Also Related: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? I need to monitor my servers; what do I need to consider when deciding on ...
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Colour tail of Apache logs

Monitoring apache logs with tail –f tends gets very frustrating for the eyes after a while. Are there any tool/options to colorize the log outputs? Maybe signal FATAL with red, etc...
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How to divide hosts by groups in Icinga2 properly?

I just migrate from Nagios to Icinga2 and have a question. For example I have bunch of hosts related to group by their functional for example "web". But I want to check temperature for that group with ...
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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 ...