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

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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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Zabbix multiple notification emails in only one

i have a trigger that it activates in X hours, and notify me which pc's on my department are power on or power off with ICMP ping. This is the trigger: ({Template Personalizado ...
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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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Are Health Monitoring thresholds per core or total?

Plesk has a built-in Health Monitoring which lets you configure alarm thresholds for automatic notification. Most of these thresholds are percentage-based to flag a notification if memory or CPU usage ...
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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 ...
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How can I monitor and graph this WMI/WQL data?

How can I graph this data? Looking for a non-cumbersome way to put this data into a graph/webpage. select writeiops from Win32_PerfFormattedData_ISEVirtualDisks_ISEVirtualDisks WHERE NAME = "trax2" ...
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Graphing/charting of CPU utilisation [closed]

So nagios can be good at graphing particular resource utilisation or other metrics, but I'm looking for a tool that can output a chart or other graphical representation of how much CPU time/CPU ...
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How to get email notification when process on ubuntu screen stopped?

I have a application running on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and I am running an application server like mailman server or faye server on ubuntu screen. The problem is, at times the process that is running on ...
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How Do I Know the Memory Used by Apps [closed]

Is it possible to know the memory used by any apps running on my linux server? I'm using the following command to know how much memory used by php-fpm. ps -ylC php5-fpm --sort:rss | awk '!/RSS/ { ...
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EMC ESRS stops working when it is VMotioned

EMC is on site and told me: The ESRS SAN monitoring solution will cease to function if that host is VMotioned In case anyone doesn't know, the ESRS is a dial home solution that works over IP. ...
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Nagios - NagWin - Send notification with gmail

I would like to send Nagios notifications using my gmail account. I have already set up my hosts I want to monitor and services also. What is the most simple way to accomplish this using NagWin on a ...
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Windows DHCP Server - get notification when a non-AD joined device gets an IP address

SCENARIO To simplify this down to it's easiest example: I have a Windows 2008 R2 standard DC with the DHCP server role. It hands out IPs via various IPv4 scopes, no problem there. WHAT I'D LIKE I ...
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Clear machine-check event from /proc/sys/kernel/tainted

Let me start by saying that I assume that the answer is no-way, but here goes ... In monitoring our Linux systems health we check various items periodically. This includes reading ...
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Nagios NRPE “No Output returned from plugin“ error

So I've just started configuring Nagios in my environment and I'm getting the above error when trying to user the NRPE plugin. The host file is as follows: define { host_name servername ...
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How can I test connectivity to a TLS-enabled OpenVPN server?

Unfortunately we don't have access to the management interface, so I'm after a way to tell that tls-enabled OpenVPN us up and responsive. I'm familiar with this trick, but it doesn't work for ...
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Interface to collect successful remote backups status [closed]

I would like to deploy into our infrastructure a web interface that could register when the copies are finished and if for some reason they haven't. The current issue is that we are doing on site ...
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How can I reliably deliver monitoring system alerts?

Like many people, I use a Zabbix system to monitor my servers. If there's a problem with one of my servers, Zabbix will send a message to the email address of my choosing. (Many - most? - monitoring ...
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nrpe check_load results in unknown error?

I'm using the nagios check_load plugin. I have the following line in my /etc/nagios/nrpe.cfg command[check_load]=/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_load -w $ARG1$ -c $ARG2$ And on my icinga server in ...
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VMwre ESXi 5 - Hardware Health Status shows “Unknown”

I have a Cisco UCSC-C220-M3SBE server that runs ESXi 5.0.0 to run 2 VMs for Cisco CUCM and Cisco Unity. It is a standalone host, no vcenter. If I go into the Configuration tab, then Health Status I ...
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error on installing mytop : Requires: libmysqlclient.so.16

my mysql cpu usage has been high lately so i'm trying to installl mytop to monitor the database when i try to install it with yum i get this : yum -y install mytop --> Finished ...
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Sensu alternative (?) where alarm thresholds defined on server (not monitored client)

Question/TLDR; Is there a Sensu -alternative (i.e operating system monitoring agent/server based on RabbitMQ) that defines its alarm thresholds on the central monitoring server and not on the ...
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Monitor HTTP usage on network from Linux free [closed]

I manage a small office network. I am looking to start monitoring/logging internet usage (website requests) for each user on a small network. All the windows clients are running through a switch to a ...
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Method of obtaining SCSI hardware on all virtual servers

I'm looking for a method to check what the SCSI hardware of a VM is and identify any servers that have virtualbuslogic. I'm trying via PowerCLI to make this happen although I'm not sure how to specify ...
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Generating reports from Nagios [closed]

Are there any good plugins for generating reports from Nagios like CPU, Memory usage over a month and so on. I am already using Nagiosgraph. Any way export the data for month, year and so on?
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Monitoring of event-based SLA violations? (such as file delays)

Our current SLA's require delivery of a file within a specific time window. We have quite of few of these files, generated at various times during the day. I know of external monitoring sites like ...
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Notification for high vCPU Usage

At the moment I'm using a third party tool (vmturbo) which allows me to monitor the vCPU usage on my VMs. I've been wondering however if there's any method built inside of VMware or through powerCLI ...
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Nginx 504 monitoring

I'm using Nginx to reverse proxy a nodejs instance that is currently timing out when an external service attempts to call a specific, secured api endpoint, generating 504 errors. How can I setup ...
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Nagios plugin to monitor health of FreeSWITCH?

Is there a Nagios plugin to monitor the health of a FreeSWITCH server? It could either be on the server side or installed on the client. The Nagios Exchange doesn't show any results for a search of ...
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snmp interface not refreshing values automatically

I have an issue with SNMP on Debian. ifInOctets and ifOutOctets only refresh the value when I restart SNMP service service snmpd restart Is there something I am missing ? EDIT : A request with ...
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Linux network monitoring

on one server I'm currently experiencing strange application behavior that seems all related to network issues. Example of problems: applicationA detects a lost connection to serverB, but serverB ...
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Munin UNKNOWN spamming

By adding unknown_limit 50 to munin.conf I've been able to drastically decrease the number of emails I receive from hosts that generate an otherwise acceptable level of UNKNOWN values. The problem is ...
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How to make a persistent acknowledgment in Icinga/Nagios?

I am using Icinga (Nagios fork) to also monitor uptime of external hosts and services. Currently when looking at the "Critical" count I find it difficult to decide if an internal service is affected ...
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Templates for daily mail from my debian boxes (like freebsd)

From my FreeBSD boxes, I each day recieve reports daily: File systems used Network interfaces Uptime 4, Mail queue status security: ipfw deny counters login failures refused connections ...
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SQL 2008 R2 User Connections and Total Server Memory counters spike at the same time on multiple servers

We use SolarWinds SAM software to monitor servers and applications. We started using it to monitor our SQL servers through the performance counters. We started getting alerts two to three times ...
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Nagios notification mail after that a service failed for more than N minutes

like in the title I would like to receive the alert from nagios only if a service keep failing for more than 10 minutes in a row. Which macro or parameters I've to change? I am on debian 6 and my ...
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How to connect Java Flight Recorder (from JDK 7 U 40) to a remote JBoss 7

I have a remote Ubuntu server with Jboss 7 and a local Ubuntu desktop machine and I can already monitor JBoss using jconsole and visualvm scripts that come with it. After the release of Java 7 Update ...