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

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Server Monitoring tool [closed]

I am looking for a webserver monitoring tool. As of now one of my websites is hosted on Dreamhost Linux VPS, whenever there is an issue like high RAM usage , their standard response is to look in ...
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Zabbix Server with Multiple NIC (one on different VLAN) - Monitor a host from both NIC?

Basically we have many of servers configured for internal use only. I want to ensure the internal services are preserved as internal by checking a host using the local subnet (allowed - this checks if ...
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Monitor 3rd party bandwidth

I know there are tons of tools out there for measuring network traffic, bandwidth, etc. But, are there any tools that can provide ANY information about an external sites bandwidth? (A server/network ...
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monitor hardisk space and notify on ubuntu

how do i do that if space is less than x% it will notify me by mail? i have ubuntu and my HD are LVM
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Monitor partition size on Debian

How can I monitor my /backups partition on my Debian-Lenny box? I have sendmail and I would like to receive an email when my partition gets over, for instance, 80% of its total size.
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How to use nagios to monitor a printer

I have network based printers, and I was wondering, as all network printers with SNMP able to give up information such as if they need ink, or toners or just their general status. I'm not the ...
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using zabbix to monitor vmware datastores

The current vmware infrastructure is a mix of ESX and ESXi at 3, 3.5 and 4.1 releases. What I would like to achieve is being able to monitore the free space of the datastores through zabbix which is ...
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Monitor outgoing emails?

I run a Linux server with a few friends using it to host a site or two. I want to monitor any emails the server sends out to watch for things like spam bots signing on on their sites or the sort. I ...
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how can I figure out how much a server will “take” until it goes unresponsive

I have a problem that probably MANY people have, and it's servers that are going "unresponsive" over the time The problem: HOW can I figure it out how much a server can handle, I never did studies on ...
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How does gnome system monitor calculates the amount of used memory?

How does gnome system monitor calculates the amount of used memory? I tend to trust the values displayed by the system monitor because are consistent and do agree with the amount of ram used when ...
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What is a solid process for designing a monitoring system?

The short version: I've got a heterogeneous environment of ~400 hosts using Groundwork/Nagios for monitoring. The current checks, hostgroups, and servicegroups have been put together in an organic, ...
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Setting notification_interval globally for Nagios

Does anyone know how to set the variable to a global value? I currently get notification every 2 minutes (eg. every time the nrpe checker runs for a service) which gets very annoying. Going and ...
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How can I ensure EC2 instances restart after an abnormal termination?

Are there any AWS or third-party services that can monitor a number of EC2 instances and restart them should one terminate unexpectedly?
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Nagios graphing solutions vs Munin/Cacti/Ganglia

I've got a nagios server setup for monitoring ~ 30 Windows servers. I want to add some trending charts. I've read that nagios graphing plugins are simple and many people use seperate, standalone ...
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Windows Server 2003 Process Monitoring and Logging

Can anyone recommend software to monitor and log the processes (CPU, RAM, Disk IO, etc) on a Windows 2003 Server (Like Windows Sysinternals Process Explorer, but with logging)? We have a server that ...
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Debian - top(1) in batch mode, but sorted by PID

I want to run top is batch / non-interactive mode with -b. However I want the output sorted by PID. What command line option does this? I'm using Debian Lenny and the -o pid option from here ( ...
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Measure Response Time

How do I measure a site response time from the console?
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Monitor web server usage on Linux Debian PER DOMAIN

I have been using munin and monit to monitor the overall details of my web server, but as it hosts multiple sites, I would like to know how to monitor per-domain hosted, or something similar. The ...
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What problems can I have by pinging or making a HTTP request to a website every minute?

What problems do I have to think before creating a monitoring system like pingdom, etc?
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Does anybody know reconnoiter? [closed]

How do I install reconnoiter onto Debian?
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Monitor status of an svnsync command?

I have a svnsync command running and it is displaying output like: ... Committed revision 39. Copied properties for revision 39. Committed revision 40. Copied properties for revision 40. Committed ...
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Automated monitoring of a remote system that sends email alerts

I need to monitor a remote system where the only access I have is that I can subscribe to email alerts of completed/failed jobs. I would like a system that can monitor these emails and provide an SMS ...
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Monitoring apache's caching

I'm running mod_mem_cache with mod_cache, but I don't seem to have any way of telling whether images are served from the cache or not, so I can't tell how well it's working. Is there some way of ...
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Looking for Hard Drive Health Monitoring software [closed]

I am aware that the current standard method of drive redundancy and backups would be a better solution, but I would be interested if there was a software that could be installed on workstation ...
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snmp apache 2.2 [closed]

is there any snmp module to monitor apache 2.2?
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System Monitoring Redundancy

I consult in a small business environment where I have two HyperV hosts (with <10 VMs) + a couple other servers. I recently had an issue where one of the HyperV hosts had a CPU issue and it came ...
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How to log Windows server share connections?

Can anyone make a suggestion for the best way to log connections and disconnections from Windows workstations to a Windows Server 2003 file share? We're having some issues with workstations that have ...
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In solaris, how monitor & auto-respond to critical events

I have a website that randomly fail. Is running in open solaris on joyent. I have a monitoring service that alert me when the site is down, but, I want a way to put a "insider" tool that tell me why ...
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Monit can't detect MySQL, but I can

Monit is configured to watch MySQL on localhost at port 3306. check process mysqld with pidfile /var/lib/mysql/li175-241.pid start program = "/etc/init.d/mysql start" stop program = ...
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monitor open process files on linux (real-time)

The files opened by XYZ process can be found with the command ls -l /proc/PID/fd Is there anyway that can be done in a more interactive way like tail auto-refreshing every x seconds? Thank you.
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Is there a monitoring software suite that will alert me if it has received no activity in a time period?

This might be a very basic question, but I am not very familiar with the exact features of Nagios versus Munin versus other monitoring tools. Let's say we have a process that needs to run daily for ...
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What are some techniques to monitor multiple instances of a piece of software?

It was recommended that I ask this question here by a member of StackOverflow. I have a piece of self-serve kiosk software that will be running at multiple sites. I'd like to monitor a small number ...
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Seeing when was the last time a process ran in linux

Looking at top output on my linux server, I see a root owned process that is always in S mode whenever I look. How can I find out when was the last time it actually ran on a cpu and did something? ...
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need some help figuring out clamav & monit monitoring error…unixsocket

I need a bit of help figuring something out. First off, I'm not very well versed with FreeBSD servers, etc. but with some direction hopefully I can get this fixed. I'm using FreeBSD and installed ...
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Best tools for “ssh tail -f” style log file monitoring and analysis

I'm looking for a tool to monitor custom PHP Error logs/Apache and possibly Java logs on remote development servers. I'm not looking for a full production log system like Splunk, but something that's ...
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Monitoring router with Nagios using MRTG

I'm monitoring router's Bandwidth Usage in Nagios using MRTG. So if I'll not do this command periodically env LANG=C /usr/bin/mrtg /etc/mrtg/mymrtg.cfg I'll will get this warning in Nagios GUI ...
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Monitor activity to an IP Address - Windows 2003 and 2008 Server

We are about to decommission a server that was used for email routing. We have a collection of web servers that did use it. I would like to setup some network traffic monitoring on the web servers ...
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Problem to monitor ssh service with M / Monit

In the office we have a server M / Monit to monitor all servers. In the last few days, on some servers can not monitor the ssh service. All servers have the same configuration to monitor the service ...
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BixData or Zabbix?

I've been using Ganglia to monitor my single Mac OSX server which runs Apache and MySQL. I'm ok with it. Now we are upgrading our servers, 6 IBM X3650 M3 and 2 Fujitsu servers. 2 IBM for Apache ...
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monitoring switches with Nagios

I'm trying to monitoring switch with Nagios. I had made everything like in this tutorial, but I'm getting Status Information in Nagios browser window like this: (Return code of 127 is out of bounds - ...
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MySQL per user monitoring

Is there a tool for monitoring per user MySQL usage? Like number of queries for example. I have been looking on Munin which I currently use, but did not find anything. A similar tool is the per user ...
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Is it feasible to poll traffic readings from Cisco switches more often than every five minutes?

Putting together a simple MRTG-like setup to monitor the load on our network switches. I've been told that Cisco switches are set up to be polled every five minutes, but we would like to get more ...
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Have Nagios execute a command when it detects a down host

I would like Nagios to execute a Bash command/script when it detects a host down or up. This would allow me to react to down hosts to some degree which would be very interesting. How would I do this ...
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What do you use for 3rd party monitoring? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a website monitoring service? What do you use for website/service monitoring, and notification from a 3rd party?
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How can I be alerted if a Windows Server 2003 machine's hard drive is approaching full?

I need to get an email alert when a Windows Server 2003 server's hard drive approaches a certain fill level. How can this be accomplished?
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Using OpenNMS, how can I disable notifications for a particular service and server

We are using OpenNMS to monitor a pool of servers, and we have a problem with SMTP in one particular box. OpenNMS is "spamming" us all the time with DOWN/RESOLVED messages for that particular service ...
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Any Way to monitor JMX Servers with NetIq?

I ask this question after a search in the site, there's many JMX questions but I think no one with a NetIq involved. In the documentation of NetIq, There's no "module" to check JMX, but I have seen ...
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What exactly does M/monit mean?

what exactly does M/monit mean?
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Is there a way to send SMS through Gamatronic G4 using a script?

I have a monitoring & contrilling hardware from Gamatronic called Gamatronic G4. It is used to monitor servers , UPSs, humidity, temperature, and send alert via SMS. There is a way to send a ...
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iptables REDIRECT scope

We run a webapp via an unprivileged user, on unprivileged ports. A startup script is executed as root solely to set iptables REDIRECT rules, then drop privileges and start up the app. I'm trying to ...