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Why does the temperature in a pair of disks under RAID 1 showing a large temperature difference?

It appears quite strange to me that temperature readings derived from SMART for one disk is different from its twin in a RAID 1 configuration by as much as 9°C: # smartctl -d scsi -A /dev/sg1 === ...
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How to enable temperature warning for SMART disk?

I have a scsi disk with SMART enabled and with the following information: # smartctl -d scsi -i /dev/sg1 ... === START OF INFORMATION SECTION === Vendor: SEAGATE Product: ...
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How to install auditd on CentOS?

How to install auditd on CentOS 6.4 x64 ? I want to Log all commands run by admins Log all commands run by admins on production servers Edit: I can't run aduditd service I did with this tut enter ...
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monitoring availability of publicly accessible distribution lists

I have an unusual request from management: to set up monitoring of public-facing email addresses that resolve to distribution lists(groups). We are using Exchange 2010 to host these lists/groups. I ...
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How do I setup a monit script to check if a directory exists and create it if it doesn't

In the monit documentation I can see there is a check directory command but I can't see any examples of how to use it to see if the directory exists and if it doesn't to create the directory using the ...
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How to monitor RAID1 system with Dell PERC H200 controller?

I have a server configured with RAID1 using a Dell PERC H200 controller. I tried to use smartmontools to monitor the disks. But after installing it and running the command, it says SMART support is ...
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How to monitor where system is writing/reading disk? [closed]

My system is ubuntu. I want to find out what uses my disk. In fact, I want to see not exactly what uses it, but which parts of it are used. Which files are written and read. I am building home ...
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Send snort alerts to a remote system [on hold]

I have a snort system ( Debian 7.1, snort 2.9.4.0 ) and Barnyard2 is also installed. I want this snort system to be monitored by a nagios server remotely. I have installed NSCA to send alerts to the ...
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Using Logstash as shipper?

We are shipping logs from servers and using THE logstash on each server for shipping. So we read logs from the glob "/root/Desktop/Logstash-Input/**/*_log". input { file{ ...
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monitoring mailscanner queue with zabbix

Anoyne knows how to setup zabbix monitoring for mailscanner queue ? We managed to setup monitoring for exim queue, but we noticed that mailscanner also fills its queue sometimes and we would like ...
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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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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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Where are Nagios Availability-Report files stored?

How to access Nagios Availability-Report files to retrieve "UP Time Percent" and so other information about Hosts and Services? I know It can be accessed through Nagios CGI but I want to use it on a ...
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Nagios NRPE “No Output returned from plugin“ error

So I've just started configuring Nagios in my environment and I'm getting the above error when trying to user the NRPE plugin. The host file is as follows: define { host_name servername ...
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Basic Server Monitoring Solutions [duplicate]

There are heaps of questions regarding monitoring software. I've spent quite a few hours over several days slowly picking through the options. So far none do what I want, which is fairly basic I ...
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Why isn't snmptt translating this trap?

I have a device that is sending snmp v1 traps and snmptt cannot translate them. To grab a copy of the trap, I stopped the snmptt service, and copied the trap to /tmp. The OID I'm trying to trigger ...
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Which JMX statistics to watch out for in Catalina/Tomcat?

I have configured OpenNMS to collect all kinds of numeric data coming out of tomcat7 jmx. There are a lot of things. I am interested in monitoring this tomcat instance so that I can avoid down time ...
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Box to create a VNC to multiple servers' VGA output and keyboard

My boss has ordered me to find a box that we can connect to our 8 servers, so that we can view the VGA output and use the keyboard as if we were sitting directly in front of the server (i.e. see that ...
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View realtime list of connections to Postfix

I am running Postfix on a linux box with a couple hundred local users with mailboxes. Is there a way to monitor all incoming connections (SMTP) to the Postfix service? I.e. a live stream of "IP ...
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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 audit network connections that exceed a certain amount of traffic or bandwidth on Linux?

I've looking after some Debian boxes and occasionally I see a big spike in the network traffic. I'm graphing metrics with graphite (being fed by a sensu check which gathers per-interface metrics every ...
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How to monitor cron tasks and get emails when they don't run?

I realize that when any cron has output it will email that output... what I'm trying to determine is that if I have a script scheduled for 3 AM on Tuesday and for whatever reason it either throws an ...
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why is mailgraph not updating?

I just installed mailgraph on a Linux Ubuntu 10.04 box monitoring Postifix. Everything seems to be working fine, but the graphs are not always updating. When I refresh the web page or close the ...
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Techniques to Monitor cron tasks?

Are there good techniques for monitoring cron tasks over a cluster? We're starting to use cron to launch tasks at daily intervals. A few ideas for checking out information: Add special application ...
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How do you monitor Citrix XenApp with Nagios?

I've never been able to find anything good online for monitoring Citrix XenApp client desktops. Usually the problems that stop the show only appear to users once they login and try to launch an ...
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How to make Dstat show units

Im using Dstat on Centos to monitor incoming network, and it only shows numbers, not the B/Mb that I have seen on other peoples Dstats, how do I make it show the units? Example of current Dstat: ...
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collectd does not work

I have installed collectd-5.0.0 on Fedora12 server and would like to run its service for receiving data from clients. I have enabled network plugin and rddtool plugin as commented: collectd.conf in ...
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IPMI sdr entity 8 (memory module) only showing 3 records?

I've got two Dell PE R710's - A has a single socket and 3 DIMMs in one bank B has both sockets and 6 (2 banks @ 3 DIMMs) filled The output from "ipmitool sdr entity 8" confuses me - according to ...
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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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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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What exactly does M/monit mean?

what exactly does M/monit mean?
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If you use Intel Rapid Storage for RAID1 on Linux server, how would you know 1 SSD is failing?

I use the motherboard's RAID1 to mirror the 2 SSD, in Linux server it see only 1 'Intel Volume1,' in times where 1 SSD fail how would I know? Thanks.
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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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Alerting on threshold crossing?

We are using logstash + elasticsearch + Kibana to parse, store and view our logs respectively. Now, we want a notification/alert when a threshold for a particular log or threshold for a particular ...
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Monitoring heartbeat centos

I am using HAproxy on two servers and for high availability using heartbeat and everything is okay, but I want to monitoring heartbeat I have a long search and get clustat command but can't find it on ...
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What is a good live request monitor for Apache httpd?

I have used SeeFusion to monitor ColdFusion requests. Is there a similar tool that would allow me to monitor Apache httpd requests in real time? We have a server that was fast and responsive for ...
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Zenoss: Getting SNMP stats over SSH

I have the SSH connection working. I have it successfully modeling the device (Ubuntu Server, in this case). What I can't get to work is the SNMP portion. It sounds like I have to custom add the ...
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Starting Automatically Tomcat 7 Monitor Windows 7 / Vista

Anybody knows how is possible to start automatically Tomcat's Monitor? Tomcatw.exe with the service's Tomcat? I tried but, it does not start. I was trying to install like windows Services manually, ...
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Recording network traffic peak per second every 5 Minutes

I would like to monitor my peak network usages. I already use munin to monitor network traffic in a 5 minute sample. But as we have lot of peaks of http traffic which lasts only a few seconds I want ...
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nagios nrpe check_procs wrong return value

I have a problem with my nagios monitoring. I'm trying to check a process on a remote host using nrpe. The host was already been monitored by nagios, so I only needed to add a line to the nrpe.cfg ...
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Is there a tool similar to pflogsumm (Postfix logs parser) for Dovecot?

For monitoring my Postfix install I'm using pflogsumm, which parses the Postfix's logs and generates a nice summary. I tried to find a similar tool for Dovecot, but couldn't. Is there such a thing? ...
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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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Monit issues with mysql Ubuntu server 12.04

I've installed Monit on Ubuntu server 12.04 but Im having issues getting mysql monitoring to work at all. Here is what I have done so far. #/etc/default/monit startup=1 #/etc/mysql/my.cnf pid-file ...
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In sensu, how to configure log level?

I've just installed sensu (with the debian "omnibus" package) and I couldn't find any way to change the log level. Is there any way to do it in both client and server?
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How to collect bandwidth data each process have used?

I got a x86 ubuntu server(production) And running following daemon: /opt/bin/daemon config1 /opt/bin/daemon config2 python anotherdaemon config1 python anotherdaemon config2 And I want to ...
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Monitoring important log files on multiple linux hosts?

I have a few servers running on AWS and have Nagios/Icinga doing the monitoring of all critical services. We're trying to figure out the best way to monitor all logs - system, DB, PHP, Apache, etc - ...
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How to run a command once a ZFS scrub *completes*?

I would like to use cron to schedule periodic scrubs of my ZFS pool, and at some reasonably short time after the scrub finishes, email a status report to myself. The purpose of this is to catch any ...
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Detecting server abuse

Is there any standard way to prevent shared web servers from being abused? I run a CPanel box with a few people on it, and I get the occasional person that decides to use it to DoS other websites. ...
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SMI generation / detection in GRUB / real mode vs. in Linux

I'm trying to get an idea of the frequency and duration of SMI events on a Supermicro X10SAE C226 board (2.0a BIOS) with E3-1245v3 Haswell CPU. The Intel BIOS Implementation Test Suite (BITS) SMI ...
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NagiosXI: Changing default view of performance graphs

I have been using NagiosXI and in order to display performance graphs, it comes with two utilities- Graph Explorer and pnp4nagios. By default, pnp4nagios would show the details in 24-Hour view. How ...