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

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Cisco multi switch / multi VLAN monitoring

I have a DMZ and a internal LAN with VLANs that I wish to port monitor by means of a NIDS and three switches, if this is possible. Switch 1 (DMZ) 2950 / VLAN 10 & trunk port to Switch 3 Switch 2 ...
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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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Monitor file access with ACL enabled

I would like to check that user 'robert' has read access to a file but is not enabled neither write it nor execute it. Since acl are enabled, there is more than one way to do it. I would like to ...
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Can cacti display some TEXT output from mib at my graph?

My switch can check if there is an SFP connector present in its ports and their respective link status. I want to display this information in Cacti graphs for each interface of my switch. The switch ...
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How to restart and alert if condition matches in Monit?

How can I do multiple things when condition is matched? For example if I want to restart a process and also send alert email. I know I can do it with two separate lines, but can I combine them? if ...
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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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Monitoring /proc/net/udp

I am interested in tracking changes in /proc/net/udp, particularly in the "drops" column. I want to know the the approximate time when a drop counter goes up. Also, if the socket gets destroyed, I ...
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Is Collectd a good choice for gathering system metrics [closed]

I had some experience with collectd a year or so back. I remember being impressed by its speed and flexibility, however it was never adopted as the main source of collecting metrics, cron jobs running ...
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Monitoring Linux system Calls (efficiently)

What is the fastest way to monitor linux system calls and log them to a file? This post has some great info: Monitoring system calls (in a reliable and secure way) It's seems that the Audit ...
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How to monitor quality of unreliable link over time?

We have ISP that provides us with a shoddy service. It usually works, but there are times when it works really bad, drops connections and gets awfully slow. Sadly, our contract doesn't have SLA clause ...
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How to display MongoDB stats in Graphite?

After googling for 2 days with no solution I would like to know if anyone uses Graphite with either CollectD or StatsD to include MongoDB statistics in a dashboard. I was hoping for an up-to-date ...
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Configuring nagios notification settings to be very frequent

I've set up a Proxmox VE Cluster with three nodes. Each nodes has a number of VMs running on it. I'm using the PVE Monitor Plugin to set up the hosts and services, which works fine. My issue is that ...
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How to configure Monit to alert me when anything appears in syslog

I want Monit to alert me if ANYTHING shows up in syslog - as anything in there would be abnormal. I've tried the following and I'm not receiving any alert emails when I manually add something to ...
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Icinga - Very high check latency in distributed environment

I have a distributed Icinga setup set up as follows: CENTRAL Receives passive check results only DISTRIBUTED A 227 hosts 835 services DISTRIBUTED B 67 hosts 243 ...
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Collectd “interface” plugin reporting cumulative value rather than rate

Collectd's interface plugin is supposed to report octets per second and packets per second, as documented here: https://collectd.org/wiki/index.php/Plugin:Interface, but for me, it reports cumulative ...
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Nagios Basic Configuration (for quick addition of new machines)

I recently started to use Nagios to monitor about 25 servers (mainly virtual, with some standalone). Them majority of the servers (including the Nagios host itself) are running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with ...
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How do I tell New Relic to forget my server? [closed]

Let's say I create a cluster of servers to run a task and I only want to monitor them while the task is running. Right before I shut down the servers, is there a New Relic command I can run---FROM ...
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Is it possible to find a computer's physical location in a room?

I'm currently working on our network monitoring system (NMS) project, and I want to know if there's a way for me to pinpoint where each PC is currently at. Say, for example, we have a room with 40 ...
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Error Reporting for File Copy Process

I have a rather complex process in place which runs a java program to retrieve service records from our CRM and export them into an excel spreadsheet, which gets placed onto a server in our data ...
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check_mk_agent only_from use hostname rather than static ip due to dynamic ip

I currently have a group of servers that I'd like to setup check_mk_agent on to monitor from omd. I have the agent running correctly, however my omd instance does not have a static IP address so I'm ...
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Backup Monitoring Solution [closed]

I've been testing out different backup software across our environment and the one thing that I can't seem to get a handle on is the monitoring of these backup solutions. I can't find one backup ...
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Observium > Cannot retrieve processor/memory data from host

I have successfully setup an Observium monitoring server on a AWS EC2 instance to monitor other EC2 instances running Ubuntu. Hosts has been added successfully. I can run snmpwalk -v1 -c public ...
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Which method can I use to automate DNS-failover with monitoring?

We're operating multiple redundant servers across the world for latency reasons. Currently if one site goes down, our only way to let another site take over that region is through DNS. We would like ...
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Test cloud VM performance

I have a linux VM hosted in a cloud environment. I suspect the provider to do too much overprovisioning with CPU and IO, from time to time. For example postgresql's reports 300ms+ queries that are ...
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how to use tcpdump to log only certain data in real time

I'd like to monitor network interfaces but only log things likes errors, collisions and dropped packets. The send that to stdout. – Can tcpdump be configured to do this?
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Zabbix graphs : using a previous timeshift as a background

I want to improve my zabbix graphs, Something like desribed in this netflix article (about sps) http://techblog.netflix.com/2015/02/sps-pulse-of-netflix-streaming.html Show current data under the ...
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How to import or export nagios host Data from command line

This might be a basic question for some of you but being a beginner i wanted to know how to export or import data of the current status(CPU, Memory, Diskspace etc) of the host from command line into a ...
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Turning off specific Icinga 2 notifications over HTTP

In Nagios Core, it is possible to turn off notifications for a specific service or host through the web interface. This is a simple web request, which we can also construct in a command line ...
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Zabbix server SELinux policy

I have a Zabbix server running on a RHEL 7 box and when I use the web front end (on the same box) it says Zabbix server is not running. If I disable SELinux and change nothing else, the web front end ...
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How to monitor Windows mount points with Observium?

I am evaluating Observium for host and network monitoring and have many servers that use Windows mount points to mount the disks, rather than use drive letters. Using the standard SNMP service in ...
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How to make Nimsoft run a script when an alert is trapped?

We'd like configure Nimsoft Alert Server [NAS] to run a script that collects additional data from the servers which trigger an alert. For example: when server XYZ trips an alert for CPU utilization, ...
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Zabbix cannot connect to a PostgreSQL database

First off I am running CentOS 6.5 and attempting to use Zabbix 2.2.4. Any hostnames have been replaced with examples. I have installed the following RPMs onto my Zabbix machine ( hostname will be ...
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Execute custom monit script upon failure to restart the process [duplicate]

I have a case where empty PID files are being generated by certain processes which are monitored by monit. Monit is NOT so good in handling empty files and tries to re-start the process even when the ...
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Awaken monit daemon every few hours for all monitored processes

I am seeing a problem with monit config in configuring the monit daemon to awaken every few hours and start monitoring the processes which were set to "Not Monitored" state. PROBLEM: When the monit ...
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Nagios Event Handler/Command not executing

I'm trying to configure my Nagios setup to automatically log a ticket in our ticketing system when a host goes down (PING service goes into a HARD CRITICAL state). I've got a script that will create ...
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Monitoring a process with supervisord and shell script/ curl test

I'd like to perform a HTTP POST request to a process under supervisord control. If the HTTP POST times out, or returns bad response, the process is restarted by supervisord. This would be like ...
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How to measure and monitor available network bandwidth without stealing network bandwidth?

Please note that I am not asking for well known usual bandwidth monitoring tools like ntop, iperf, vnstat etc. I would like to measure periodically and reliably the max. available bandwidth of a ...
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How do I monitor file modifications of a Linux user from the user process instead of the file-system itself? [closed]

We have a requirement to fill that will give us a daily report on all the changes that were made (and who made them) through the SSH protocol; whether it be files or database resources. Monitoring ...
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Is there an easy way to monitor another domain user's processes and IPs these processes are contacting? [duplicate]

Is there a way to monitor which IPs the startup processes of another domain computer is contacting as a user logs in? Both person logging in and person who will be monitoring are domain admins. Short ...
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Restart Service If TCP Check Fails or Timeout

We are using check_mk WATO to monitor our production infrastructure and all the services. Currently, we have HTTP checks for our application. We would like to have an event driven monitoring system ...
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Sensu/Uchiwa - No 'checks' listed

I've configured Sensu and Uchiwa using Puppet. I have clients reporting in, and raising events when checks fail. I have checks in my server's /etc/sensu/conf.d/checks/ folder, created by Puppet, for ...
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Windows Pagefile monitoring with Nagios

I have a NAGIOS check that monitors virtual memory on a windows machine, this check returns all the virtual memory used (physical+ max size of the pagefile). This is not what I want, I have tried to ...
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iDRAC 6 Power Monitoring Not displaying

I recently bought a Dell R210ii with a iDRAC6 Enterprise card installed. Everything seems to be fine except there is no mention of power monitoring on the iDRAC website, only voltage status. ...
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What is the best way to monitor a http to https redirect on AWS

We have a deployed our Java web application on AWS via Beanstalk. The load balancer is set to forward https (443) to port 80 on EC2, and also forward http (80) to port 80 on EC2. The EC2 instance has ...
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Linux: ps command's output is randomly different than expected, can you find the reason?

I wrote a Nagios check which counts how many pgpool processes are running and how long each process runs. I'm running on Linux CentOS 6.4 In order to get the time the process is running, I'm using ...
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Monitoring MySQL – “Execution failed”

Got some trouble with a VPS where MySQL dies on me from time to time. As a temporarily fix I've installed Monit to make sure that the process is restarted when it dies. I checked the site today and it ...
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Keep showing old processes in nethogs

Nethogs stops showing idle processes after a while. How can I make it keep showing them? I want to have a complete history of processes for long time. Is there any alternative to nethogs?
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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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Include check_command with nagios/icinga alerts

Is there a way to include the check_command that is being used when being alerted via Nagios or Icinga. Example: define command { command_name check-x-dc6.x-icmp command_line ...
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Monit: How to optimally monitor an URL

My webserver runs nginx with php5-fpm. If some trouble occurs, usually php5-fpm hung up, resulting in a "bad gateway" server error. Of course, I never know, if nginx may crash as well, some day. When ...