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

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Who is reading my hard drive? (svchost) [closed]

I am using Windows 7 Pro. Using Process Monitor tool I see that Windows is constantly reading stuff and writing stuff to the hard drive. Most of the time under Process Name I can see what program ...
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If you use Intel Rapid Storage for RAID1 on Linux server, how would you know 1 SSD is failing?

I use the motherboard's RAID1 to mirror the 2 SSD, in Linux server it see only 1 'Intel Volume1,' in times where 1 SSD fail how would I know? Thanks.
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Monitoring heartbeat centos

I am using HAproxy on two servers and for high availability using heartbeat and everything is okay, but I want to monitoring heartbeat I have a long search and get clustat command but can't find it on ...
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How to Determine What Files are being Used by Program

I am running a application on my server. The users connect to this application using a BDE SQL connector. The application uses a "runtime" to run on client PC's. The "runtime" files are located in ...
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Recording network traffic peak per second every 5 Minutes

I would like to monitor my peak network usages. I already use munin to monitor network traffic in a 5 minute sample. But as we have lot of peaks of http traffic which lasts only a few seconds I want ...
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Alerting on threshold crossing?

We are using logstash + elasticsearch + Kibana to parse, store and view our logs respectively. Now, we want a notification/alert when a threshold for a particular log or threshold for a particular ...
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SMI generation / detection in GRUB / real mode vs. in Linux

I'm trying to get an idea of the frequency and duration of SMI events on a Supermicro X10SAE C226 board (2.0a BIOS) with E3-1245v3 Haswell CPU. The Intel BIOS Implementation Test Suite (BITS) SMI ...
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Icinga Performance issue when using many service groups

We have an Icinga installation with more than 3k active service checks. Performance is acceptable. We're already using the use_large_installation_tweaks option. We have now started to build a ...
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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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Agentless monitoring: how does it work? Advantages over traditional monitoring?

How does agentless monitoring work? From what I understood (or not), it seems this is accomplished by logging into the node-being-monitored from a central server and uploading-then-running scripts on ...
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Can Ping but Cannot Telnet directly to SQL Server 2012 Cluster Nodes

We have a monitoring tool (Solarwinds Orion) that needs to connect to a 2-node failover SQL Server Cluster. For reasons outside of our control -- we cannot monitor the CLUSTER IP directly at this ...
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Nagios: turn off service checks/display on down hosts

I want to to tweak nagios in such a way that all checking stops (with services not displayed, or displayed as unknown) for any down node. Said differently I only want to see one alert for a down host ...
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Monit issues with mysql Ubuntu server 12.04

I've installed Monit on Ubuntu server 12.04 but Im having issues getting mysql monitoring to work at all. Here is what I have done so far. #/etc/default/monit startup=1 #/etc/mysql/my.cnf pid-file ...
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How to use nagios to monitor Zookeeper nodes

Sorry this may be a basic question, but I am new to both nagios, and zookeeper. My company has an application that uses zookeeper to track job status, by creating/destroying nodes. I need to be able ...
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NagiosXI- Configuration verification failed

I am using check_ping command to check connection statistics of remote host. When I run the above command on command line, it gives me proper output, shown below: Syntax: ...
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How to best monitor/log problems on eth0?

I have manually configured an email server - very simple config and I have done no fancy networking. I simply opened up only the relevant ports via iptables. Once every 10-15 days however, eth0 ...
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Notify when some grouped services fail in Nagios [duplicate]

I have three DNS services, each on different hosts configured in Nagios. Each service notifies me whenever it is failing (DNS on host A down). Is it possible to configure Nagios so that I'm only ...
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Monitoring important log files on multiple linux hosts?

I have a few servers running on AWS and have Nagios/Icinga doing the monitoring of all critical services. We're trying to figure out the best way to monitor all logs - system, DB, PHP, Apache, etc - ...
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suspicious connection on server

OS: Windows Server 2003 Monitoring tool: CurrPorts When monitoring traffic on the server for traffic going out on port 80, example of results: 5/1/2014 2:36:23 PM Added cscript.exe TCP ...
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How best to monitor logstash?

I've seen this question on the mailing list a few times but haven't had a satisfactory answer. How best to monitor that the pipeline isn't stuck? Clients -> logstash -> elasticsearch. Logstash and ...
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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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Graphite shows “None” for all data points even though I send it data

I have installed Graphite via Puppet (https://forge.puppetlabs.com/dwerder/graphite) with nginx and PostgresSQL. When I send it data manually, it creates the metric but all its data points are "None" ...
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Bash example of testing if a secure IMAP connection works?

I want to add a test for a secure IMAP connection, authentication being part of it. That I would run using a cron job. If anything wrong happens I do want to get and email, so if it goes well it ...
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Port level traffic monitoring (with graphs)

I'm looking to monitor traffic (incoming, outgoing and total monthly) on a few ports (mostly TCP) and I've done a ton of Googling around and everything leads to software I either can't manage to use, ...
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Time period in Nagios - First weekday after EOM?

I'm trying to set up a custom time period for some of my Nagios notifications. I need to execute checks for the first weekday after EOM. This would meet the following criteria: day of month >1, ...
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Check to ping google from host in check_mk using WATO

I'm new to check_mk and got it installed using OMD (last daily version). I'm trying to create a check so my hosts ping google to see if their network connection to the internet is working. I thought ...
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Delaying a Nagios/Icinga check

When monitoring the healthy of a server, some faults or warnings are immediately urgent but others only matter if they persist. I'm thinking of things like: Some software needs to be updated Time ...
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Why are changing Zabbix's triggers status to unknown?

In zabbix I have an item which i create some triggers for that on below conditions: {Server Template:mysql.slowqueries.last(0,1800)}>{Server Template:mysql.slowqueries.last(0)} {Server ...
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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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Where is my bandwidth?

We've got a DSL line rated at 7Mbps. The best speed test results are little over 4Mbps. After replacing our modem, and spending hours on the phone with Verizon, they say that 4Mbps is within ...
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Two different SSID's on the same chanel. Is it safe?

If I have multiple network, that have their SSID's on the same channel, can I go into monitor mode(of the wifi interface) and capture packets of the other SSID?
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how to get zabbix item values in two different time for trigger?

For monitoring some database servers parameters (NOT ZABBIX self), In zabbix I need to create a trigger for checking an item value at every 15 minute and run if the last retrieve value is increase or ...
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Can't Reinstall Solarwinds 9.2 after installing 10.9.1 Trial version

I am having an issue I am hoping someone can help me with. I own a copy of an older version of solarwinds 9.2, I decided I wanted to give the new solarwinds version a try so I decided to download it. ...
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how to check server availibility from a region [closed]

whats the best automated way (tool/service) to check if my server is available from a specific country. Eg some users from Russia are complaining they cannot reach our server and I need to verify ...
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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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monitoring mailscanner queue with zabbix

Anoyne knows how to setup zabbix monitoring for mailscanner queue ? We managed to setup monitoring for exim queue, but we noticed that mailscanner also fills its queue sometimes and we would like ...
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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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What tool to use to identify a high-CPU Tomcat thread?

We have a load balanced server farm using Tomcat 7. Once in a while (once a day, at least) a server's CPU load spikes way up. This appears to be legitimate server usage and not a fault, but I ...
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Google Analytics real-time data into a 'top' like CLI

Does anyone know of a project or set of scripts that attempts to bring Google Analytics data to the command line? What I dream about is a "top" like application that lets me monitor Google Analytics ...
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how to efficiently monitor system stat using vmstat?

Am getting the real-time memory stats from vmstat command. I did this using following steps: $nohup vmstat 60 > vmstatrecord.app & the command executes in background and writes the log to ...
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Testing IPsec with Nagios / Icinga?

Several of my Windows servers are running IPsec. There are a small handful that have problems when rebooting with the IPsec services not coming up. As a result I'd like to set up a monitoring check ...
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Monit system cpu usage

Monit version: 5.0.3 Server: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS I want to monitor the system cpu usage with Monit and I am trying as follows: check system host_name if cpu usage (user) > 70% then alert if ...
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How to troubleshoot network from customers perspective?

We have a web application that we host that is customized for multiple customers. Each customer accesses their version of the site via their own custom subdomain. We are running into an issue where ...
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m/monit and ec2 autoscaling

I've been using monit for some time and have really liked it thus far. I recently decided to give m/monit a try and the UI looks great and is super informative. My only hang up is monitoring servers ...
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CPU usage command for monitor script

Is there a command for FreeBSD (except the top -P) I could use to monitor my dedicated server CPU usage? I am in progress of writting my bash script which will notify me as soon as any of the CPU core ...
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Translating MIB to OID and a Juniper Switch

2 chained EX 4500 I'd like to monitor using SNMP. http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=KB17526 Can anyone please explain how did he translate "jnxOperatingDescr" to ...
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How do I remotely install, configure and maintain SNMP?

I'm looking to remotely install the SNMP and SNMP WMI Provider services on Windows Server 2008 R2, configure specific options for the Agent, Traps, and Security tabs, then make sure these services and ...
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What dose these units means in zabbix?

When i try to set some items for my disk read and write, I found it by vfs.dev.read and vfs.dev.writefor zabbix-agent. This item contain a parameter named type which some of them are unknown for me. ...
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Unchanged Elastic Beanstalk transitions to RED health

I've got an application running on Elastic Beanstalk that seems to randomly transition to RED. The App is running just fine and has been for a while (it is also not crashing) but every once in a while ...
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How to monitor an RSS with Zabbix

I'd like to setup Zabbix monitoring for the Google Apps Status Dashboard, and I was thinking that monitoring the RSS Feed with Zabbix's WEB monitoring would be the best way to approach it. However, I ...