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

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How to mark every deploy in munin?

Anyone knows if it's possible to mark every deploy with a red vertical line in munin graphs? It will be great to debug possible performance holes in the code. Thanks in advance!
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Intermittent munin-cron error “There is nothing to do here, since there are no nodes with any plugins”

We've installed munin monitoring on one of our servers. Generally it seems to be working well but occasionally, 4 times in 2 months to be exact, munin-cron has generated the following error: ...
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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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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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What are some good ways to identify nfs clients that cause high load on nfs server

Sometimes my nfs4 server is under high load. Is there any good tools identify which client causes it. running iotop and nfsstat on nfs server shows only general load information which does not help to ...
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Why I get different network traffic values from dom0 and from domU?

I'm using Xen 4.0.1 with Linux 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 (standard packages on a Debian Squeeze system). From Xen Networking: For each new domU, Xen creates a new pair of "connected virtual ethernet ...
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Which tool provides per-process (or per-cgroup) resource (RAM/CPU/Disk) monitoring?

I want to have graphs about the percentage of CPU usage, RAM usage, Disk usage which is caused by specific processes (or process groups, or cgroups) on my server (running Debian). The tool needs to ...
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What are the best practices for monitoring and alerting for low level JVM metrics?

I'm looking to set up monitoring and alerting for java server based app and want to find some best practices for monitoring JVM specific metrics and for designing alerts based on those metrics. So ...
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archive and visualize amazon ec2 cloudwatch metrics

How do you backup your ec2 cloudwatch metrics? How do you visualize different measurements with different scales at once, like cpu% and i/o? How do you combine your application server metrics (like ...
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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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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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Setting an alarm until acknowledgment (Nagios\Icinga)

I am SNMP polling a router and checking the amount of errors on an interface. Since SNMP counters can not be cleared on the device I am storing the last value received in a temp file. If there is an ...
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Is there a way to collect WMI or WBEM/CIM data with Collectd?

I've got an Ubuntu server running statsd, collectd and Graphite. I'm looking to collect data from Windows servers via WMI. I don't see an official plugin for WMI or WBEM/CIM on Collectd's web site. Is ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Count apache processes by domain requested

Found this rather handy script on http://www.thingy-ma-jig.co.uk/blog/25-10-2007/the-price-of-sucess-too-many-users which I modified a little to just show a running count of the number of apache ...
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How to calculate counter metrics not in real time

I use a Statsd daemon (bucky) and Graphite to generate counters for several metrics in our organization. Statsd protocol is real-time, meaning that you submit metrics and after an interval it ...
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Table used for maining record of alerts generated by BizTalk360

what is the name of table where the alert generated by bizTalk360 gets stored ?? I want to monitor receive location with the help of bizTalk360 and then by querying the place where these alerts are ...
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High cpu usage of Play server when started by monit

When I run "play start" from command line, the CPU load is very light. But when monit starts the program (as the same user), then the CPU usage tends to 100 - 130% all the time! Here is the content ...
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Zabbix monitoring a custom process

Hello I’m new with Zabbix, I have the follow scenario: About 10 windows server with our process that we have to monitoring. The processes have different name but they have the same prefix, for ...
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Monitoring task status via snmp

We have a number of Windows 2008 r2 servers set to run a scheduled task once a week using the built in task scheduler. We also have another server running SolarWinds which collects information on the ...
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How to determine the cause of network issues of a hetzner.de dedicated server?

I've got 3 dedicated servers at hetzner.de, and I’m occasionally getting unavailability alerts for these servers, from 2 independent monitoring systems (New Relic and Pingdom) usually for all 3 server ...
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AWS ELB Monitoring - instance state “Unknown”

We have a nagios script (python) which monitors our AWS ELBs and alerts if there are unhealthy instances. It has been working fine for some months. Over the last week or so, we've started receiving ...
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shinken/nagios discriminative between warning alert and critical alert

i using shinken for my monitoring system. Now, i have a problem when i configure shinken notification. My purpose is to discriminative between notification for warning state and critical state of ...
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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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PNP4Nagios graphs page customization - graphs in columns

I am trying to customize page with with graphs of pnp4nagios, because I want to make a set of graphs which I will use on my wall TV/monitor. But there is a lot of space left on right side, so I want ...
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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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Groundworks install and IP

We are running a virtual server with Ubuntu 12.04 and Groundworks 7.01. I have had a lot of issues with the running of this in that it installs fine and lets me log in and set the licence file but as ...
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OpenTSDB Web interface showing nothing other than header and footer

NOTE: I moved the question from stackoverflow to serverfault as this question didn't attract attention. I have a temporary OpenTSDB and hbase hosted on a aws micro server. http://54.72.180.169:4242/ ...
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Unable to monitor Cisco route tables with SolarWinds

I recently switched from scanning a linux-router based network hosted on CORE emulation software, to scanning Cisco IOS routers hosted on a GNS3 emulation with SolarWinds. Everything seems the same, ...
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What should I consider when I plan a meaningful monitoring for SNMP Switch (SG200-50)

I am currently planning the monitoring of a switch and would like to consider beforehand what I need to be closely monitored in order to obtain errors and warnings are also useful. I have a Cisco ...
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mail routing connection testing

I would like to implement an alerting process that will send a test email to an internet based mail server every 5 minutes, I manually email echo@esat.net if I suspect there is a transmission issue ...
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monit service permission starting a linux service

I'm running monit to monitor a linux service i wrote which basically makes sure that a mounted partition exist. the service start action is: mount -a the service stop action is: umount /...../.... ...
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snmp interface not refreshing values automatically

I have an issue with SNMP on Debian. ifInOctets and ifOutOctets only refresh the value when I restart SNMP service service snmpd restart Is there something I am missing ? EDIT : A request with ...
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Hyper-V: Monitor and restart unresponsive hyper-v guests

I'm looking for a simple solution to monitor and restart unresponsive Hyper-V guests. I only need this solution for a handful of machines, and only around ten guests. It's mostly Ubuntu guests that ...
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Get Value of SMEM using PHP

I'm using smem command to know how much RAM each user is using. It also display the Count column. As far as my knowledge is concerned, Count column is a value PHP-FPM pm.start_servers and PHP-FPM ...
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Lighttpd & Scientific Linux

Not sure if this is the best place to ask a general question ... (please feel free to delete it if it's not appropriate for this forum. or let me know if there's a more appropriate forum, thanks) At ...
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Nagios NRPE: Command 'check_procs' not defined but works when run manually

I know there are a lot of other similar posts, however none of them have fixes for my problem. I have Nagios Core 3.2.0 running on a 64bit Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server. I am trying to check if the ...
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How to determine what is causing the server to go down

I have installed monit on a Ubuntu box (DigitalOcean VPS), which with 1 core and 1GB of memory. I realise its not a lot but the server doesn't get much traffic, most of the time CPU usage keeps around ...
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How to parse and graph sar/sysstat

The sar binary from the sysstat package returns a huge set of useful metrics, that are already pre-configured and sitting on the system waiting to be used. I would like to push them to statsd, so that ...