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

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Collectd dynamic (regex match) “Instance”

I thought I had seen, but subsequently cannot find information on how to use the regex matches in Instance. For example I have an nginx matcher which has the following, I'd like to replace 61: and ...
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Monitor servers in ESXi environment

I have my own environment on a ESXi host, so without access to the vCenter env. So I'm unable to setup nagios monitoring at first. In my environment I have different kind of servers: * Linux (Custom ...
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zywall usg 100 log website visits

Can I log all browsing history with a zyxel zywall usg 100 router (with no payed licenses). I would like to see a complete list of websites visited; a bit like the "traffic statistics" page (interface ...
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Nagios: exclude single contact from notifications

There is a number of services that notify a contact_group on state changes. Is it possible to exclude a single contact that belongs to this group from getting notifications? Prepending contact name ...
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Nagios plugin to monitor FreeSWITCH

I am trying to configure Nagios to monitor FreeSWITCH as mentioned at https://github.com/kjhosein/nagios-freeswitch-plugin . I have downloaded the script from git and followed listed steps. On ...
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Is it possible to set a default time period in Cloud Watch?

I'm using Amazon Web Service's Cloud Watch tool to monitor server performance. Whenever I reopen our various Dashboards the time period is always set to the last 3 hours. For some dashboards this is a ...
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How to automatically restart apache on conf file changes

I'm doing testing with apache editing the 000-defualt.conf file very often on vim, saving, and next running service apache2 restart. What options do I've to automatically restart apache when a change ...
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icinga2: query check results from command line?

is there any native way of actually retrieving the current check results from an Icinga 2 instance? I can't find it documented. If not, are there accepted, known-good command line frontends to query ...
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VMWare ESXi 5.x - Megaraid controller and SMIS - correct way to monitor/manage controller?

I found some information online: How to Enable RAID Monitoring and Configuration under ESXi 5.x as well as here on ServerFault here: How can I get an email alert when RAID array is degraded? VMware ...
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Centreon/Nagios check_http: Use different domain name/url

I configured Centreon CES as monitoring-system - now I'm facing the following problem: There is a host with domain example.com which resolves to 123.123.123.123. This host is not configured by me and ...
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icinga2 multi instance display

i have ~30 independent icinga2 systems. All have their own config. Not i am locking for a dashboard showing problems off all nodes. I tryed to setup a master server where i add those nodes. when i ...
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Alert on simultaneous failure of multiple monit services

We're using Monit to check our web servers. When the check fails (or succeeds) the corresponding compontent on a status page is updated via a shell script like this: check host web-a-https with ...
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There is currently no icinga instance writing to the IDO

Hi i have installer icinga2 and icingaweb2 from official docs: icinga2: ...
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How to use number of CPUs as a multiplier in monit config?

What is the best way to use number of CPUs as a multiplier in monit confs? I need this for a system that has varrying number of CPUs, depending on predicted load. Right now the only idea I have is ...
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Zabbix Graphs Show No Data When Data is Available in Latest Data

I have an issue when I make a graph and Add Total Memory, it says that there is no data. I also have other details such as Available Memory and Used Memory which are working on the same graph. If I ...
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IP version in synthetic monitoring context? [closed]

I am trying to setup monitoring on my website and I have encountered with this option IPv4/ IPv6. What could it mean in this context ?
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fileschanged daemon dies unexpectedly

I'm using fileschanged to monitor files on server1 and run a bash script to synch the files in server1 to server2 if any of the files are changed in server1. to do that I'm running this: fileschanged ...
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Zabbix Application Monitoring

We operate a SAAS business, and we have hundreds of processes which can roam from server to server. They are .net processes which can be created (started) on any one of a bank of machines, run for a ...
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Setting warning / critical thresholds in plugin-conf.d file

I can set warning / critical thresholds in munin.conf (for a plugin that I've written) like this: load_per_core.load_per_core.warning 0.2 # Low value to trigger warnings ...
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Creating Multiple Views in Nagios 4 Status Map

I have nagios set up to monitor our infrastructure across many different sites. As our business grows it is becoming a bit unwieldy. I have not discovered a way to set one node as the root and have ...
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How can I track security issues with running kernel under paravirtualisation?

I've got a bunch of client's virtual machines running by various providers who use Xen paravirtualisation. Almost all of these are Debian or Debian based systems. I rely on APT pretty heavily to ...
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How to create custom graph in Observium

I`m trying create custom craph in Observium(http://www.observium.org/). I use this manual http://www.keithrogers.co.uk/?p=12 I can telnet myhost 36602 and receive result: ...
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Monitoring zabbix server (itself) externally

I have some infrastructure (servers, switches etc) monitored by a Zabbix server, setup to alert in case of issues; so far so good. But what if the Zabbix server itself (or any of the underlying ...
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Nagios, nginx and external commands - not authorized

So we're going from Nagios 3 to Nagios 4, and as we've been a bit behind on our hosts, we wanted to do a fresh start. The setup I went for was: Debian Jessie Nagios 4.1.1 Lilac for configuration ...
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Zabbix NFS monitoring

How would you monitor response of mounted NFS directory with Zabbix? I'm thinking about something like $ time /bin/ls -U /path/to/nfs (I think the output from nfsstat(8) relates less with user ...
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How to change grafana units of measurement on Y-axis? [closed]

I am gathering data from servers by collectd and store it in the graphite. I want to use grafana dashboards. I am trying to create visualisation for memory plugin. In graphite I am seeing data in Mb, ...
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How do I silence load alerts?

Within the large set of files that comprise our Nagios server, is service check for load: define service{ use generic-service name ...
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Saltstack events not firing or reactor system not responding

I've got a master and minion connected, and I'm trying to set up some monitoring via the reactor system on the master. I haven't gotten far at all though, because so far as I can tell, events aren't ...
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Linux - wrapper to monitor an application's file access? [closed]

Are there any user-level wrapper-like scripts/programs that can watch what files an application accesses, without impacting performance? I'm trying to capture what files are produced by an automated ...
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Zabbix-agent unreachable

One of the servers monitored by Zabbix is not reachable. I have no idea why as this works normally with other servers. The zabbix-agent service on the monitored server is running. We have several ...
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Nagios & Nc_net -> S.M.A.R.T

I need some help: We have a Nagios running which is monitoring some Windows 2012 R2 Servers. I want to add Disk Health/SMART-Monitoring to these machines. The Nagios config for a service on a Windows ...
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What is the difference between a Nagios plugin and a Nagios local check?

I see both terms used, local check and plugin, and to me it seems that they both accomplish the same thing, they extend Nagios to perform other checks. Is there any difference between them? If I want ...
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Multiple munin-node daemons with different plugins on same machine

my company recently moved to a new infrastructure provider. We got a partially managed server there with a basic installation of Ubuntu 14.04. The provider also has munin-node (munin version 2.0.19) ...
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collectl vs strace - reported block io read/write size

I've got an xfs mount with standard settings (it's an AWS host): [root@host ~]# xfs_info /dev/xvda1 meta-data=/dev/xvda1 isize=256 agcount=4, agsize=524224 blks = ...
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About monitoring a server (and a HTTP status of 200)

This is probably a very silly question, but I'm new to this. I am currently learning about system administration, and was asked to set basic monitoring in place (that checks a website returns HTTP ...
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Windows post-patching monitoring

We currently provide patch management as a service to a large number of servers. Historically, we have had tier 1 type technicians RDP to each machine after the patching window to verify they are ...
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High Load average [closed]

I'm working as a new sysadmin. Monitoring system is working well but since few days ago Nagios Monitoring system warns me that there is a Problem. State is critical , load average is high. This is ...
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Nginx status information of virtual hosts

I want to monitor each nginx virtual hosts(I have multiple nginx config for different domain) and found nginx module ngx_http_stub_status_module But seems this module is for displaying server wide ...
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How to implement PushMon on Ruby site

I am looking to implement PushMon on a number of sites using Ruby Padrino. I have the following piece of code from the PushMon site. Where would I place said code. I was thinking of adding it to the ...
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Can the metrics collected by collectd be given new prefixes?

I am using collectd write_http plugin to send metrics to Librato. The only thing I would like to change is the way the metrics appear in Librato. The metrics (not the sources which can be named in the ...
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Nagios Notification interval and first notification delay

I have used in past these two parameters in Nagios ( first_notification_delay, notification_interval ) and until now worked perfect for me. Now that I have added new checks which use nrpe command. the ...
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is hyperic dead, and an equivalent for windows custom performance counters would be? [duplicate]

For some years, we used hyperic. Other app monitor tools took over, so we left hyperic as new servers were spun up. We now need to track several windows perf counters, related to IIS, and a couple of ...
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App Engine monitoring dashboard for multiple apps

I run a number of webapps on Google App Engine. I'm looking for a monitoring dashboard that shows me basic health metrics (HTTP response codes, latency, etc.) from multiple App Engine apps at the same ...
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Monitor hardware on servers [closed]

In my company, we deliver hardware installations that all have a dedicated server (Windows Server 2008, 2012). It's usually part of our customers' job to make sure the server stays healthy (by ...
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Monitor disk occupancy

The problem should be simple, but not so obvious to me. I have a process that creates temporaries in a specified directory, under MacOS X. I need to find the disk occupancy of the process, if ...
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Munin not creating html files in Ubuntu

I installed Munin in a Ubuntu Server 14.04 with Apache 2.4.7 But after all configuration, Munin isn't creating the html files in the html dir. This are my files: munin.conf dbdir /var/lib/munin ...
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Change NFSEN to poll and graph every 30 seconds

I am asked to modify a default clean nfsen-1.3.6p1 install to to collect and poll every 30 seconds. I "patched" libexec/NfSenRC.pm's nfdump command arguments that it uses to -w -D -t 30 -p $port -u ...
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Is it possible to setup Monit to send alerts to Nagios

I am trying to setup Monit on an auto-scaled group of machines. Ideally I would like monit to send alerts to my nagios service (which is already configured to escalate alerts). I have found this old ...
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HAProxy qtime meaning

According to the HAProxy documentation the metric qtime represents the average queue time over the last 1024 requests. My question is, does this metric average ALL requests, or just those that have ...
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Nagios not sending emails when a service recovers?

I have set up Nagios with chef. It's accurately monitoring things. When a service/host has a problem, I get an email and jabber message, which is exactly how I have configured it. However when the ...