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

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How to run a command once a ZFS scrub *completes*?

I would like to use cron to schedule periodic scrubs of my ZFS pool, and at some reasonably short time after the scrub finishes, email a status report to myself. The purpose of this is to catch any ...
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How to install auditd on CentOS?

How to install auditd on CentOS 6.4 x64 ? I want to Log all commands run by admins Log all commands run by admins on production servers Edit: I can't run aduditd service I did with this tut enter ...
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Simple monitoring solution for a single server [closed]

I have a little experience with server monitoring products from my previous job (mainly Nagios), but never had the chance to set up a monitoring scheme from scratch. Every time there was a number of ...
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Monitoring bandwidth on a layer-3 invisible switch [closed]

Our servers are distributed to 2 racks in a datacenter, each rack having its own switch. The communication between the racks are made by the link between these two switches. The bandwidth between ...
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making sure that iptables is running

Is there a tool for monitoring that iptables (or shorewall or similar) is up and running with a core set of important rules? I need something which alerts me either if the firewall goes donw ...
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What do I need to monitor on a couple of servers? [closed]

I have an internal lab I need to monitor, but I want to make sure that I'm monitoring the right stuff (this is my first crack at operational management). Right now I have the following servers to ...
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Automating a collection of Perfmon counters

I have a specific setup I'm investigating to solve a specific need we have: I have a lab that consists of 3 machines, which runs load tests and oversees other investigations as needed. During the ...
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What is the strategy for detecting time drift in a linux based data centre?

What is the strategy for detecting time drift in all linux based data centre? This is a more difficult problem than it seems at first. Time drift can cause serious problems for certain applications ...
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Followup: HP System Management Email manager

A follow up question from this: HP System Management Email notification Linux How can I receive emails from the server? Is there some software that allows you to receive, sort and filter these ...
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How disable notifications in Centreon through Nagios?

I would like to disable some services notifications in Centreon through Nagios web interface. Does anybody know how do that in Nagios ?
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Munin Limits on COUNTER and DERIVE Data

For Munin plugins of COUNTER and DERIVE type, what values should I use for ${name}.warning and ${name}.critical values?
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Munin's load plugin does not appear

I just did a fresh install of Munin 2.0.6-4 on a Debian 7.1 server from the debian repositories. The "load" plugin appears as loaded: # munin-node-configure | grep load load | ...
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IIS bandwidth Monitoring

I have a public MS CRM 2011 install and one of my remote users reported using about 10gig of data from there outlook client. Is it possible in real time to see connected users in IIS and how much ...
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I have setup munin how do I set up alerts for specific parameters

I have setup alerts in munin.conf contacts user1 user2 user3 user4 contact.user1.command mail -s "Munin notification" mailid1@mydomain.in contact.user2.command mail -s "Munin notification" ...
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Fetching all PHP files and store their size

I like to monitor every php file with their size (and if a new file has been added). On my server are more than 200 000 of em so find takes very long. This is what I do: ls -1 --size $(find -P . ...
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Monitor the background in Windows or the Windows login screen from changes

This isn't a typical question and I thought of posting this to Programmers Stack Exchange, but I believe here is more fitting. What I want to do is monitor the Windows background or Login screen from ...
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Checking Postfix queue size with Nagios

I need to check the number of mails in active queue on various Postfix installations, as a Nagios alert. My first idea is to write a small Nagios plugin that SSHs to the Postfix server and read the ...
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Oracle Counters for Perfmon

How to install Oracle Counters for Windows Performance Monitor (and operfcfg.exe) on a separate machine (other than the machine where Oracle Database Server is installed) ? The Oracle database version ...
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Linux monitor email processing live

Is there an application that can link all the mail processing steps together from connection to delivery in a way that shows the whole process and the decision live? I know it's possible to tail -f ...
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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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With virtualization, does it still make sense to use multiple mount points?

In 2013, does it make sense to still have multiple mount points on a new Linux image, or does allocating all space to / make more sense? I'd prefer to avoid the reboot required to increase the size ...
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Total CPU usage Object ID?

How can i find the correct OID to get the total cpu usage of my Checkpoint (linux) based firewall? with 8 cores CPU. I found this : ssCpuUser .1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.11.9 ssCpuSystem ...
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Script or Someway to Watch People Downloading Files from My Server (HTTP)

I am trying to figure out a way to in real time see people downloading files to ensure that the download from that person is successful. I cant seem to get the search string right to find what i need. ...
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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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how to set up monit to monitor disk-space

I use monit on my server to monitor apache and mysql running. Now I want to add an alert if the disk gets too full. I added this for testing in /etc/monit/monitrc: check device rootfs with path ...
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Long response time from server

We have a high traffic website, at peak it has 1000 concurrent users, and in minimum it has 100 users at the same time. In average it has 40,000 to 100,000 visit a day. The problem is sometimes it ...
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10gen mms monitoring service to start after reboot [duplicate]

I have setup MMS agent for my mongoD instances on AWS. MMS Agent is on a separate t1.micro instance. It all works fine however, every time I reboot the server I have to run sudo nohup python agent.py ...
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Finding out which log line triggered a logcheckd notification?

We are using the logcheck package in Debian for log-monitoring. If I understand it correctly, logcheck monitors the logs, filters out known (normal & unimportant) messages and triggers a mail if ...
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power monitoring capabilities of ibm x3550 m4

I don't understand how monitoring of power consumption of x series servers is done with IBM AEM - I'm specifically interested in x3550 m4. The documentation on the servers does not really highlight ...
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Testing DNS “health” — whether domains are pointing to the correct IPs

I'm planning on switching from one registrar to another. Fortunately I've been able to pre-enter the zone information so that when the transfer takes place, everything should behave the same. ...
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How to Exclude Log Using Fail2Ban logpath with Wildcard Settings

I'm using wildcard in the logpath value as shown below: [http-get-dos] enabled = true filter = http-get-dos logpath = /var/log/ispconfig/httpd/*/access.log maxretry = 250 findtime = 300 #ban for 10 ...
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How to block Bad robots, spiders, crawlers and harvesters

I'm sick and tired of this bad robots, spiders, crawlers and harvesters. I have already configured my server to block IP connected for 5 minutes and with maxretry of 250 using fail2ban. But still some ...
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I'm seeing website that is not mine in access.log

I'm just wondering why there are some website on my access.log that is not mine. Can anyone tell me if my site is used as a proxy? Here's the log: 121.54.66.50 - - [22/Jul/2013:08:23:56 +0800] "GET ...
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How to grep IP address and number of access

I am using the following command to get the number of hits of an IP address: grep "21/Jul/2013:22" /var/log/ispconfig/httpd/*/access.log | cut -d[ -f2 | cut -d] -f1 | awk -F: '{print $2":"$3}' | sort ...
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How to monitor Xerox printer jobs?

I'm trying to write a system for monitoring around 200 network printers using SNMP (Java SNMP4J library). The printers are mainly Xerox Phasers and Workcentres. Now, I need to get: the number of ...
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How do I monitor “system status” for an application that spans multiple components/servers in Zabbix?

Assume I have an application with the following setup: 5 webservers running Apache 2 databases configured for failover In Zabbix (or even another monitoring suite, for that matter), is it possible ...
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HP P410 ADU (hpacucli) generates empty report

I'm trying to monitor hard drive's smart status. I've tried smartctl tools and HP's own hpacucli to generate ADU report. However, neither of them are useful. smartctl does not show values like Power ...
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Restarting a program with monit

Hopefully someone can help me out with this: I am running a game server that crashes with a segfault every 3 hours, I am trying to get a restart script working but I'm a complete noob when it comes to ...
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Observium and SNMP

I have Observium installed but I can't seem to get the unix-agent to get MySQL, Apache and other statistics. I have the unix-agent enabled under the Poller Modules. I have also tested and ensured ...
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Nagios admin doesn't have permission

I have installed and configured nagios on CentOS using yum I get "It appears as though you do not have permission to view information for any of the hosts you requested..." on the web interface. I ...
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Netgear FVS338 SNMP and OID

I downloaded SNMPWalk.exe and I ran the following: snmpwalk.exe -r:192.168.2.254 -p:161 -c:"public" -os:.1.3.1.1.4.1.4526 I ended up with over 900 something OID options. How do I know what they do ...
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Icinga Monitor Website for String

I am trying to use Icinga to monitor a website for a particular string. When I run the plugin from the command line, it seems to work fine, but in Icinga-Web, it always shows up as successful no ...
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RRAS NAT Monitoring

I was wondering if I could monitor my RRAS (VPN) users TCP connection.I don't want to sniff data, however I need to log TCP port numbers and timestamps as well as corresponding users and local ...
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how can execute nagios commands from command line in linux

I am using nagios o centos server and i only want to monitor the localhost only. I have defined my service like this define service{ host_name localhost service_description Site1Service ...
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Monitoring solution for external cheap-ass shared hosting [closed]

Some friends of mine started hosting their first startup's code on an extremely DB-constrained shared hosting with surprisingly good customer support; this means that on a given day, while their DB ...
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What is the best way to compare vhost traffic? [closed]

Recently one of my servers has been subjected to malicious ddos attacks. I have about 12 websites hosted on the server which uses name based v-hosting. I am trying to identify which virtual host(s) ...
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Very high memory usage, but not claimed by any process?

While stress-testing LVM on one of our Debian servers, I came across this issue where memory would fill up a lot to the point where it would run the server out of memory, but no process would claim ...
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Monitoring servers using Dell OpenManage or IPMI

We have some Dell servers, 11th and 12th generation. These servers supports IPMI over LAN and Dell OpenManage. As I can see, I looks like I can get all the sensor data, from both OpenManage and IPMI. ...
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gmetric data submitted doesn't follow dmax value

I have a custom script that is querying a metric port for an application that I'm running and submitting parsed values to ganglia via gmetric. The script runs every minute, so I submit the data to ...
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What is a check_mk sticky comment when acknowledging a host/service?

I wanted to attach a comment to a system that is being monitored with Nagios. I prefer using check_mk as GUI. Now I stumbled across this: I can set a comment as sticky and/or persistent. So I asked ...