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

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Looking for server monitoring app… nothing fancy.. for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? We are looking for a tool to keep an eye on our web servers (http, file exists, connects) and our smtp, pop servers. Also ...
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Nagios3, monitoring CPU usage without SNMP?

Is there currently anyway to monitor CPU usage with Nagios3 that doesn't involve SNMP setup? I want to setup notifications if I'm going above a certain threshold, such as 55% of the CPU time is being ...
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Windows webserver monitor and notifier service

I'm looking for a software tool/service, preferably opensource/free, which will run on a Windows 2003 r3 standard server which will monitor bandwidth usage of all the websites it's hosting (a break ...
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Is there a open source web application for monitor the activity of sql server?

Is there a open source web application for monitor the activity of sql server? monitor users, queries, performance , ...
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How to monitor the temperature of a HP Procurve 3500 switch via SNMP

I am attempting to poll the temperature of an HP ProCurve 3500YL switch remotely using SNMP. Looking at this MIB, it appears that the following OIDs: hpCpuTemperature ...
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Zenoss - One email alert for multiple events

I have written links to Zenoss in some of my apps using the python and xmlrpclib. Events share the same event class and the component begins with the name of the application - ie "AppName - ...
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Is there any tools avaliable for linux server (RHEL 5) to store Keystroke of client ( Windows Xp)

Is there any tools available for Linux server (RHEL 5) to store Keystroke of client ( Windows Xp) ? I want to monitor my employees every action in office at working time, Keystroke Recorder ...
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Is Zabbix the right tool for me?

I just want to monitor a small handful of servers (less than 10). From reading various places it sounds like the top leading contenders (for open source at least) are: nagios munin zabbix From ...
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How can I monitor a Smart-UPS 2200 in PRTG?

This UPS is connected via a serial cable to a server. I am trying to get the temperature readings off of the sensor that is connected to the UPS and get them in PRTG. We were able to do this in the ...
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NRPE-like checks from windows-based machines

I am sorry for not being able to come up with a more descriptive question title. For getting remote metrics I use nrpe on linux-based machines and nsclient++ on windows-based machines. If I need to ...
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Monitor LSI MPT disk status

I have some servers with RAID arrays based on LSI Logic MPT chips (specifically the SAS1068E). Currently the only way I'm aware of to get the disk status is to use the lsiutil program and view the ...
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How to calculate time spent for Linux system administration?

I would love figuring out how much time I actually have spent in shell performing administrative duties. For billing of course, this information is not sufficient, but it would be helpful to figure ...
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IRP_MJ_WRITE latency up to 15 seconds

We have written an application that performs small (22kB) writes to multiple files at once (one thread performing asynchronous queued writes to multiple locations on behalf of other threads) on the ...
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Best practices for monitoring a JIRA installation?

One of my clients has a confluence / JIRA system set up. They've been having some issues- outbound email gets wedged, etc. If you support a JIRA install, what do you monitor? Do you use JMX? Direct ...
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vsftpd does not create pid file required for monit

I want to monitor vsftpd server from monit on CentOS 5.4 but somehow vsftpd does not create pid file in /var/run (nor in any other place). Is this behavior normal for this distro? How should I ...
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Monitoring LAN with Zenoss

Hai guys/gals, How can i monitor LAN with zenoos in RHEL5? My server is RHEL 5 My client machines are Windows xp Using 10.0.0.0/24 serious for LAN connection. Have modem for internet Have switch ...
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Exchange 2003 automated mailbox size report

I have a question if I may. I have been looking for a while for something that can report user mailbox sizes and percentage used against their quota or something that can warn me when a mailbox is ...
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How to monitor passenger with monit

I want to set up monit to monitor passenger but everything I've found so far has basically said just monitor your website using monit. If possible I'd like to monitor passenger directly so I have more ...
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Linux Process Accounting - Difference between 'cp' and 'cpu' fields?

I've been looking at using process accounting for keeping track of various users and sites running scripts that are problematic in our environment instead of trying to do something like scraping top ...
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Best method to track folder size growth over time?

I have a file server that has a pretty large folder tree. There's a shared folder, under that are 5 departmental folders. Nested inside of those are thousands of subfolders and files. I would like ...
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Monitor multiple Linux log files in real time

I'm debugging a Linux application that allows remote jobs to be submitted, logging the output from each job in a new file. The log file paths conform to: /joblogs/job_*/JOB.LOG where the wild card ...
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How let the admin get noticed if 500 error occurs on Nginx?

I'm running Nginx on Gentoo.
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Find heaviest users by CPU usage in AIX

Is there a way to find the top users according to CPU usage in AIX? I would like to get history if possible, but I am open to installing some extra logging facilities.
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How to monitor Windows host with Nagios?

How do I use Nagios to monitor Windows clients? Are there any alternative solutions available?
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SNMP-capable temperature probes [closed]

I'm looking for a SNMP temperature monitoring solution to put into my racks. Idealy this thingy would be an ethernet device with SNMP capability. I'd like to put two of these probes as top of rack and ...
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Juniper router SNMP montioring

I've been asked to write a script that checks the status of all interfaces on a Juniper router using SNMP. I know how to use SNMP walk and have written a test perl script to retrieve the hostname. ...
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How to monitor SOLR

We have SOLR running on a windows platform in our development environment, and on a Linq platform for production. We would like to monitor the SOLR index. We currently have Microsoft MOM (I think ...
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What are some decent competitors to ntop?

I've been trying to use ntop at my organization for a while and have had nothing but problems with it. The system I run it on is a fairly vanilla Redhat 5 system (Sun X4140) and ntop seems to run for ...
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Configure Postfix to send out mail just in CERTAIN hours?

I have some monitoring scripts on a couple of servers checking stuff that's not too critical (but that I indeed would like to receive email alerts for). I use Postfix and my SMTP-to-SMS email ...
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Windows: Health monitoring software

I'm looking for application health monitoring system. It must meets this creterias : running on windows(IIS) web front-end monitor status of a server and web application free / opensource Thank ...
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Hardware Status update

I am running vcentre 4.0.0 and the Hardware Status page is showing good information about my hosts but it doesn't appear to automatically update. If I hit the update link it does so but is there a way ...
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Start monit with a stopped service

Is it possible to have an entry for a service in monit where the service is not started on system startup and on monit startup and monit displays it's status and only starts or stops it, when I ...
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What's the best way to monitor a large number of application pools in IIS7?

Some background first - We're running IIS 7 on Windows 2008. We're running around 250 websites per server with each site in it's own application pool. I need a way to monitor each application pool ...
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Cacti - central server to check status

Hey is there a way to setup one server for cacti and having all the other servers send their data to it? I would have thought, that the poller sends all the info to the central server including the ...
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There is any monitoring hosted solution? [closed]

I know Zabbix and Nagios, but I don't know any company that host those services for others to use. I would like to find a solution that monitored at least some of my public URLs (if they are ...
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Monitoring load on a VPS

I am an administrator on a Virtual Private Server being rented from a host-provider. (I am running Ubuntu. They are running Virtuozzo.) I get that, although I have some guaranteed resources (like RAM ...
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System Uptime Monitors

I am looking for reviews and suggestions a an online service such as http://www.alertmefirst.com/ I need a service or system that can monitor the following and provide me daily emails and monthly ...
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multi-source monitoring companies

I've mentioned before on here that I'm using Pingdom, and am quite happy with it. For the price it's awesome. One of the features that took us to them is that they have monitoring sites all over the ...
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Please give step by step procedure how to set up mk-heartbeat?

I am new to mysql as well as mattkit . I want to know how to set up mk-heartbeat in master server or slave server? which query I have to execute and where to install mattkit in the master server or ...
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How to monitor freeradius using EAP-MSCHAP v2 authentication method with Nagios?

How to monitor freeradius using EAP-MSCHAP v2 authentication method with Nagios? Do you know any nagios plugins for such monitoring?
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How to monitor Cisco IPsec VPN with Nagios?

How to monitor Cisco IPsec VPN with Nagios? I want to check if a user can connect to VPN.
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How do I monitor redundant power supplies on a Dell server?

I'm purchasing a Dell R610 with redundant power supplies. What is the best way to be alerted in the event that one of the power supplies fails? I'll be running Windows Server 2008 R2. Since this ...
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Hardware/BIOS Monitoring Tools with Email or other Reporting Functionality

I am looking for recommendations for good software that can report the status of hardware it is installed on through an email or IP Connection. A bit of background, my organization has 160 locations ...
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Monitoring User Account Time

Is there a good way (on networked *nix systems) to keep track of how much time user accounts have been logged in on a daily/weekly/monthly basis? Also, it would be cool if I could set adjustable time ...
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Audit CPU and memory usage for cron jobs

I have a system that runs a lot of cronjobs. It seems that one of these crons is consuming excessive amounts of CPU and memory on occasion. Is there an easy way to audit CPU and memory usage of cron ...
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Monitoring Network Useage

I have a server (running Ubuntu, but I can put a BSD/Solaris or other distro on if that helps) running beween my LAN and my sattelite modem (basically acting as a router). I would like to track ...
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Windows Server 2008 monitoring suggestions [closed]

I want to monitor my Windows Server 2008 and get notified if there're any issues. examples of what to monitor: running out of space, service shut down, errors in event log, unsuccessful (and ...
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What is the easiest way to get statistics on disk usage for my SQL Server database?

I have a SQL Server database with multiple hundreds of data tables in it, and I am looking for disk usage statistics, as it relates to each individual table. Is there a quick way to find this ...
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How to monitor multiple remote sites over the internet?

my company is beginning to offer managed services agreements for our customers, meaning that we remotely administer small clusters of servers at the customer site. The hosts we're managing are behind ...
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JMX real-time monitoring application

I'm looking for a (probably) desktop application to monitor applications through JMX in real-time. The application must provide the capability to design a dashboard with charts and gauges with values ...