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

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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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Is it possible to monitor how OpenStack is allocating virtual infrastructure on a physical one?

I've been wondering whether there's a tool for monitoring how OpenStack is using physical resources (cluster [cpus, ram], network [interfaces, switches]) for its virtual infrastructures? The virtual ...
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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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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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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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Which ITSM process fits the best for this need? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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monitoring ping status of a server

I am new to zabbix. Basically I want to monitor whether a ping becomes unresponsive of a server. So to try it out, I picked www.google.com(103.7.200.87) to monitor the status of the ping. But my ...
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What are the benefits of WS-Management over CIM-XML?

WS-Management and CIM-XML ultimately both seem to deliver the same functionality (i.e. the capability to work with CIM instances via CIM server), and the only difference - superficially - appears to ...
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How to configure xymon hobbit with nginx instead of apache

i installed xymon on debian 7 with an apt-get install xymon now i can't find how to configure nginx.conf to make it work i tried this but not working when i try to access http://debian.local/xymon, ...
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Is it reasonable to use an external website as a health check

I have a 4 proxy servers spread across a couple of datacentres that serve a large number of users on a WAN. These are load balanced using an F5 GTM located at each site. My goal is to write a health ...
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Using sar to produce data to graph cpu utilization

I am looking into charting cpu utilisation and have gone down the path of sar within the sysstat package as it provides a clear idle value for all processors/cores grouped together. sar -u 3 10 # Run ...
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Ipvsadm to monitor connections on a load balancer

I am working on to set up Haproxy on a load balancer with two backend web servers in the first period. The problem I am facing is to monitor number of connections to each of my web servers. I have ...
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Get real time CPU usage of linux process with single line command and as a simple result

I've searched everywhere and found nothing about this. I'm trying to create a small gauge that shows the CPU usage of one process specified by PID. I need the command to print a simple answer , hence ...
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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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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 ...