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

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monitoring error rate with monit

Is there a way to tell monit to alert me if there are more than X errors (e.g. lines matching "ERROR") in a log file in a certain time? My use case would be: errors sometimes appear in my log file ...
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Monitoring Informatica Java processes with JConsole on Windows Server 2008

I am having an issue getting JConsole to connect to my Java processes. Let's start with the basics... Java Version As you can tell from the path below, we are running Informatica with packaged Java. ...
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Configuring Nagios event_handler for different checks levels of a service without overlap

Running Nagios Core 4.0.2 and using latest NRPE on clients. We have 3 service definitions to check one piece of software at different levels each minute: Open TCP port check Process is running ...
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Mongodb monitoring using mikoomi plugin of zabbix is not rendering any data

I'm using mikoomi plugin https://code.google.com/p/mikoomi/wiki/03 to monitor mongo db, in that there is shell script which is calling php script and returning 0 to zabbix and parallely writing a data ...
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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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Zabbix no free space on disk

I have zabbix 2.2.1 and 252 monitors the hosts. Currently, the database is in local and size database is 65GB is running housekeeper who clears history entries older than 30 days. Entries are deleted, ...
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Foglight Graphing Anomalies

We use some custom cartridges in our foglight deployment to measure some web application response times and at times we have large spikes on the graphs that don't line up with the numeric data once ...
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report per-process IO stats with pidstat or sar

I'm trying to track io usage of a few "suspect" processes over time. Ideally would like to make those stats available via munin, or push directly to graphite. However, as a starting point it would be ...
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Can Observium analyze network traffic?

I'm running a observium server analyzing my office devices, but I'd like to know if there's a way for observium to analyze the network traffic. English is not my main language, so I don't know how to ...
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How to read sFlow?

We currently have a very large outbound DDOS Attack coming from one of our machines which is on a Brocade switch and monitored by PRTG. I am looking at the sFlow v5 8 sensor and see Top Talkers and ...
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Is it's possible to have SCOM interrogate Nagios to get the status information of hosts?

When I said 'like' in the subject, that was just because the English language requires that syntax! I do not like SCOM! But business requirements are almost forcing me to use this as my main pane of ...
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Smart Notifications (Whom to contact for what) in Icinga

I have Icinga 1.10 installed and I am using NagiosQL to configure it. I am stuck a bit on tweaking alerts and notifications. Icinga has implied inheritance. Assume we have a production web server ...
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Random IP's constantly trying to connect to SQL Server

We are building a cloud-based application that relies on a login database as well as many individual client databases. Using rackspace we have setup a server (windows server 2012) with SQL Management ...
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Can I created nested discovery rules in Zabbix?

I have installed Zabbix for monitoring some machines I'm responsible for. A few hosts in this setup run multiple redis instances running on different ports and each instance has multiple databases. I ...
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Monit is not restarting process

I have monit to monit a process but it doesn't realize it is down. My monit configuration is this: check process xxx with pidfile /var/run/xxx.pid group yyy start program = "/etc/init.d/xxx start" ...
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Looking for script to pull server stats and display on a web page I host [duplicate]

Does anyone know of a bash or similar script that will pull stats from a Linux server and display them on a centralized web page or send a report via email every "x" hours? I've found services that ...
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OID's and MIB's for CISCO, JUNIPER and ZTE Router/ Switch devices [closed]

I want OID's and MIB's for CISCO, JUNIPER and ZTE Router/ Switch devices to monitor CM, PM & FM datas through SNMP. So Please kindly share me the details. Also If you share dumps/files/logs ...
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How to exempt weekends from freshness checks in Nagios

Thank you, serverfault, for giving me the answer to how-does-an-administrator-generalize-alerting-when-an-event-doesnt-happen. Now, I only want to check the freshness of these passive services Monday ...
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using monit to monitor processes

i am trying to figure out how to use monit to get a notification when one of my processes starts to run once again. let me be clear- at first the process is running, stops to run and then runs again. ...
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Monitor Exchange bandwidth by user / mailbox

We share an exchange servers between 5 different companies. Our exchange server is consuming a massive amount of bandwidth every month (up to almost a TB!). It's hosted offsite and our hosting ...
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Why is there no output being returned from my check_esx_cim plugin?

I've got several ESXi hosts running v5.0.0-469512 . I'm monitoring these hosts using Icinga. Recently I had to re-install one of these ESXi hosts and after re-installing I can't get all of my ...
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File Monitoring on Ubuntu 12.04 Server [closed]

I´m looking for a simple way to monitor critical folders for changes to recognize hacks on a ubuntu 12.04 server. After Days of reading How To´s on different programms I´m a bit confused which way to ...
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Query Nagios status programmatically

I recently acquired a nice 7×11 LED display, and I want (among other stuff) display my nagios status on it. For that I need to query the status of my Nagios installation. What is the appropriate way ...
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Is there a way to exclude specific hosts from a Nagios hostgroup?

I have a Nagios server which includes many hostgroups. One of these hostgroups include a server which I'd like to exclude from being checked for one specific Nagios Check but I want it to keep being a ...
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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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Datadog: Is it possible to create templates to apply to many hosts?

When we have many hosts running the same services or the same role, is there a way in Datadog to apply a template to these hosts so that they get automatically populated with alerts ? And i could ...
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Can't run cfgmaker

I need to create a config file for mrtg using cfgmaker, but no metter what I try I always get the following: cfgmaker --global 'WorkDir: /var/www/mrtg' --output=/etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg Usage: ...
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Free alternatives to M/Monit interface for the Monit systems management system [closed]

I really like Monit systems management system but I have no IT budget to purchase M/Monit interface which is used to manage multiple hosts for our small university lab. I have checked out Ruby based ...
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Issues in monitoring apache tomcat server using Monit

I have installed Monit using the following command in Ubuntu Linux 12.04.1 server sudo apt-get install monit My main goal in using Monit is to restart my - MySQL and Apache tomcat services ...
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How do you monitor Citrix XenApp with Nagios?

I've never been able to find anything good online for monitoring Citrix XenApp client desktops. Usually the problems that stop the show only appear to users once they login and try to launch an ...
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How to monitor clustered tomcat 7 with javaMelody

I would like to monitor my server health. I have deployed my web app in tomcat 7. I am using 4 instances of Tomcat 7 running on the same machine. individually I am unable to monitor each tomcat ...
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Updated OMD and Check_MK Agent returns Null

I updated OMD to the current version using the following: omd update <site> Everything appears to update fine, but now my servers with the check_mk agent installed show (null) and I do not ...
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Process monitoring w/ Haskell angel

I'm attempting to monitor a process w/ haskell's angel process monitoring tool. https://github.com/MichaelXavier/Angel The process continues to restart in an infinte loop when it is run w/o receiving ...
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Syslog-ng not logging on debian

I have syslog-ng running but it does not seem to be logging to /var/log anymore. Looking at the logs it apparently used to awhile back: -rw------- 1 root root 0 Sep 8 00:55 messages ...
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What's the best method to monitor an OpenVPN server?

I have an OpenVPN server machine which resides on an isolated network, a NAT rule in the company's firewall is redirecting all traffic on port 1194 (tcp) from the public IP I chose to the internal ...
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How do I see all processes start (both linux AND win)? [closed]

I have a situation in which I need to monitor processes starting. I have found lots of ways to see what processes are running at any given moment (e.g. by polling), but sometimes processes start and ...
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Create MMS alert to monitor primary availability

Is there a way in MMS to define an alert to monitor the case where none of the servers in a cluster get promoted to primary? I tried defining the following alert: 'Alert if host of type primary is ...
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Nagios mysql check service definition configuration?

I'm using the Consol Labs MySQL Health Check plugin to monitor my MySQL database. I'd like to change the warning and critical thresholds for the threads connected parameter, but have forgotten how. ...
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Process monitoring with email alerts [closed]

What are the tools available in debian (highly preferable from standard repositories) that would allow me to monitor one or several processes on my server and send an alert email when processes have ...
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monitoring jira by zabbix

Anybody knows, how monitoring Jira by zabbix. In Jira some customer can create tickek when send mail on specify mailbox who is connected to Jira and to specify project. Please tell me how monitoring ...
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Scout / Scoutapp - how often are plugins and plugins with `counter()` run?

I'm currently using Scout for server monitoring purposes. However, I am confused about the frequency at which custom written plugins are run. Does the frequency at which Scout plugins are run differ ...
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How to make Statsd talk to Ganglia on EC2 (localhost)

As per topic, Im just trying to make this simple setup work. The services are running fine, but as far as I can tell statsd doesn't send anything over to ganglia. Ganglia is working fine I guess since ...
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SNMP tick counter wrap around logic

I'm trying to calculate CPU usage in percent over SNMP of a remote agent based on the ssCpuRaw* tick counters. As I understand it they are all of type COUNTER(32 bit) so tey'll wrap around to zero ...
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Monitoring virtual host on ESX5 with Nagios [duplicate]

My question is how to monitor with Nagios, the performance and availiability (machine stopped) of several virtual hosts running in a ESX. All plugins I've found are for 3.x API, running commands or ...
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Update zabbix-agent mysql credentials

I want to monitor my mysql server with zabbix. So i've created a mysql user called zabbix. The user got a secret password. Now is my question where i can update the password in the zabbix config? I ...
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How to monitor a specific interface with mtr

So, I have two interfaces from different ISP's and I'm trying to monitor my connection using mtr. This is the command I'm currently trying to use: mtr --no-dns --address $MY_REAL_IP_HERE ...
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Monitor one host from two Nagios instances

I have two Nagios (monitorA and monitorB) servers in different datacenters. On both I have configured same WWW host. This works fine until there is a network problem between one Nagios host and WWW ...
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Should / can I call Nagios programmatically instead of waiting it to poll your status?

I understand how Nagios works in that it periodically polls the status of the system. It can for example check for existence of some files or availability of some web page each minute. But what ...
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How does an administrator generalize alerting when an event doesn't happen?

Often my users require me to be just as responsible for knowing if an event hasn't happened. I've always had to build custom and brittle solutions with cron'ed shell scripts and lots of date edge ...
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Nagios check whether at least one out of two services is OK

I have two following passive services: ServiceA, ServiceB on one machine. I would like to have a sittuation when the OK state is satisfied by following conditions: ServiceA is OK or ServiceB is OK ...