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

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Monitoring / metric collection for system collectives that change a lot in time (a.k.a. cloud) [closed]

When your server fleet doesn't change a lot in time, like when you're using bare-metal hosting, classic monitoring and metric collection solutions (Nagios, Munin) work well. But if the number of ...
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How to monitor an Amazon EC2 instance [closed]

Is there a way to monitor ec2 instances without using cloudwatch? I ask this since ec2 instances are basically VPS's, and using output from commands like top, vmstat, htop in scripts may not give the ...
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Determine what has changed a specific key on Windows registry

History : My C drive disappeared from "Computer" on my Win7. After fixing it a couple of days ago by changing a registry key, I notice today that my C drive has disappeared AGAIN. ...
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Looking for a program to run perl scripts and collect/report results

One of the technologies we manage is rather difficult to monitor due to lack of hooks into the running state and configuration. A teammate and I are working on a script/series of perl scripts that ...
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Nagios XI- Different Access Permissions to Different Users

I am having 22 Linux servers configured and being monitored in Nagios XI. I have created a user, apart from nagiosadmin (the admin user), to whom I have to give access to only 4 servers, so that he ...
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ssh host key certificates, find validity period remotely?

I have an environment where I use ssh certificates to authenticate ssh host keys. I'm talking about the kind of certificates created by running ssh-keygen -s /path/to/ca -h .... These certificates are ...
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Change graph interval in cacti

I am new to cacti. I got cacti running and wanted to use the Advanced Ping Templete. It works fine but I want to change the Interval to 30 seconds instead of the 5 minutes. Can't find where I can ...
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Why perfmon for remote desktop servers get an empty file (only time stamp)?

I'm trying to remotely monitor a server using perfmon, the output file is always empty and only the time stamp field is there?
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Monitoring network output bandwidth of server for each IP address

I've got a network of static file serving servers. I use nginx to serve the files, and munin to monitor the network traffic. I want to know the output bandwidth of the server that goes to each IP ...
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Properly configuring lm_sensors

I am using Observium as my monitoring device. I have installed lm_sensors and this is my sensors.conf file: cat /etc/sensors.conf label temp1 "temp-System" label temp2 "temp-CPU" label temp3 ...
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Is the Datadog install script safe to run? [closed]

I have a production server (CentOS 6, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, PHP, wordpress). I want to see some metrics (e.g., load bandwidth, RAM, CPU and so on). I chose a Datadog for this task. The instructions ...
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How to get the port number a user ssh'd in on?

I am transitioning servers away from port 22 in an existing multiuser environment. I have configured sshd to listen on two ports: 22 and the new port. Now I would like to detect when a user connects ...
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Real time server status on another linux server

I'm looking to make some sort of readable file(pipe?) on my two web servers that shows the id of the mysql server with the least load to use in load balancing as well as some other applications. I'm ...
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Collecting amavis stats with SNMP

I'm trying to get values from amavis in a CentOS 6.5 server. This values, such as spam mail (total, total/h, percent), are supposed to be accesible via SNMP. But, when I run snmpwal, I always get 0 ...
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Monitor network nodes for availability [duplicate]

I'm installing a network at a factory with around 200-300 PLC's. I have looked into spiceworks and similar solutions, and all of them are more or less computer / printer minded. What I wan't is: A ...
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Monitoring solution that doesn't duplicate source data?

I need to analyze data stored in multiple databases. Each of them contains a few TB of logs and sensor data. If I use Splunk or ElasticSearch/Kibana, I see 2 solutions: Batch import everything ...
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Php-Fpm: status URL for all pools

I have an ISPConfig server serving php pages with FPM in ondemand mode. On another server with a single fpm pool I keep daemon monitored using the /status URL and work great. In ISPConfig case there ...
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Nagios escalations, prematurely critical escalation after warning

In Nagios 3, I would like a service to be escalated after being critical XX minutes. It works great on services that go from UP to CRITICAL. However, if the service has been warning >XX minutes (say ...
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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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Read-only ID for web-console on JBoss 7.1.1

I would like to create a Read-only ID ( monitoring id) for the web-console on our JBoss 7.1.1 running on RHEL host. Ive been searching but couldnt find anything. I need an account that can login and ...
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Simple web tool for viewing log

I'm developing a server deployment script that installs a bunch of stuff and generates a log in the process. I'd like users of the script to be able to view what's happening, on a web page, in real ...
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Is it reasonable to use Nagios to check that a service is NOT available?

Suppose I have a server with a private interface and a public interface. Public might have things like HTTP(S) servers, private might have MySQL and SSH. Obviously Nagios is useful to check that the ...
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How do I know which node in a cluster answers?

I have set up an NLB with two servers (nodes) which are running the same service. The filtering is single host, because I don’t want them to run at the same time, because there is data in the cache ...
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How to make Monit “check process” conditional?

I have a monit script that does something like this: check process sidekiq_1 with pidfile /tmp/pids/sidekiq_1.pid start program = "/bin/bash -l -c 'bundle exec sidekiq start" as uid jim and gid jim ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to monitor CacheCade with MegaCli?

I configured the following virtual device for CacheCade: # MegaCli -LDInfo -L1 -aALL Adapter 0 -- Virtual Drive Information: CacheCade Virtual Drive: 1 (Target Id: 1) Virtual Drive Type : ...
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Icinga Performance issue when using many service groups

We have an Icinga installation with more than 3k active service checks. Performance is acceptable. We're already using the use_large_installation_tweaks option. We have now started to build a ...
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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 ...
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Adding services to NagiosXI

I am trying to configure nagiosgraph-1.5.1 in NagiosXI installed on RHEL6.1. I have followed this guide and everything worked fine till some point. Under the subheading "Adding Service to ...
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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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Agentless monitoring: how does it work? Advantages over traditional monitoring?

How does agentless monitoring work? From what I understood (or not), it seems this is accomplished by logging into the node-being-monitored from a central server and uploading-then-running scripts on ...
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Can Ping but Cannot Telnet directly to SQL Server 2012 Cluster Nodes

We have a monitoring tool (Solarwinds Orion) that needs to connect to a 2-node failover SQL Server Cluster. For reasons outside of our control -- we cannot monitor the CLUSTER IP directly at this ...
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how to create a 95th percentile graph from an aggregate graph

I am using cacti version 0.8.8b, and I have created aggregate graphs using the aggregate plugin, however am having problems with creating a 95th percentile graph of the aggregate graph. Any time I try ...
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Nagios: turn off service checks/display on down hosts

I want to to tweak nagios in such a way that all checking stops (with services not displayed, or displayed as unknown) for any down node. Said differently I only want to see one alert for a down host ...
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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 ...