Describes the use of a system that constantly monitors a computer network for slow or failing components and that notifies the network administrator (via email, SMS or other alarms) in case of outages.

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Icinga 2 vs Nagios 4 vs Shinken 2 : is there Performance Benchmarking comparison available?

I am not able to find out any link that displays the benchmarking report for the cores. We have to monitor 50,000 hosts and 30 services per host per minute host check : icmp per 5 minute service ...
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GigaVUE-420 ERROR: failed in probing PCI device [closed]

A unit that was picked up was booting to the RedBoot prompt, but I was able to get it to load the image now I am getting the below message on bootup, and then it hangs. +eth0 mgmt port: NO LINK No ...
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Use Nagios to monitor 2 locations

As I am new to Nagios, I would like to ask if anyone knows how to monitor 2 physical locations using Nagios. So for example, we are having 2 datacenters which are interconnected. I have set-up a ...
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Zabbix active check traffic

My conundrum is as follows... I have a Zabbix (2.2) server and agent up and running. The server does all kinds of passive check on the agent -- everything here is working as intended. The problem is ...
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How to make TCPFlow to not store package body?

Is it possible to configure tcpflow to store only package headers without package body? My log simply explodes in production.
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Count number of DNS (bind9) clients?

I need to know the number of my DNS server clients. Probably it means unique IP's per day, or something, because i think there is no other way to identify clients in other way. So, i need to know how ...
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Is it reasonable to use an external website as a health check

I have a 4 proxy servers spread across a couple of datacentres that serve a large number of users on a WAN. These are load balanced using an F5 GTM located at each site. My goal is to write a health ...
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iptables command to get bytes used by specific ip on port 443

I have hosted a WiFi network and i need to monitor data usage by every IP address on port 443(https) Here is the iptables rule used to share INTERNET from eth0 to wlan0 sudo iptables -t nat -A ...
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Find any/first alive host in subnet

I'm trying to find a quick way to check if there are ANY alive hosts in an IP range by pinging them. eg: i don't need to know what hosts are alive, just if one or more is responding to a ping. This ...
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Snort sniffing WPA1/2 protected network with mon0 (=wlan0; set into monitor-mode)?

How do I configure Snort to sniff a WPA2-protected network using mon0 (= wlan0; set into monitor-mode). Of course, I have the SSID, the WPA-PSK and channel of the wifi-network I want to monitor with ...
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IPtraf doesn't work with venet devices

I've got a VPS with Debian 7 Wheezy 64 bit. I installed the tool iptraf to monitor the network usage, but it seems that it doesn't work whit the device type "venet". So i lunched the command with the ...
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How do I bond eth0 to failover to wlan0 after WAN connection loss?

I would like to have my monitoring box (Zenoss) notify me when the network upstream of me goes down without an actual link loss. I have had some issues with our CoLo's switches going down, but I ...
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What does unknown connection state mean [closed]

When using a port monitor, I noticed that the states of some of the connections where categorized as "unknown". What does this mean?
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Keep showing old processes in nethogs

Nethogs stops showing idle processes after a while. How can I make it keep showing them? I want to have a complete history of processes for long time. Is there any alternative to nethogs?
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Correlating network issues with severe weather?

Our helpdesk is noticing that many network issues are associated with medium to sever weather at some of our regional locations. Now this has been escalated to L3, I do see a correlation between ...
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Monitor network traffic/usage by PORT

I apologize in advance if this is out of topic. I am currently using Icinga and Cacti to monitor machines and the network respectively. While I have no big issues with this setup, I would really like ...
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Devices with MAC's manufacturer section “00:FF:01”?

While monitoring my office's network, I have seen a huge amount of traffic coming from devices whose MAC address manufacturer part (the three most significant octets) is 00:FF:01 I can't see the ...
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Slow Tableau server performance in a datacentre

I'm installing Tableau Server 8.3 in our hosted datacenter and experiencing strange behavior. When I run a workbook on my ( average) laptop (8GB, 4 cores, SSD) in Tableau client, it runs in about 10 ...
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Monitor network statistics with vnstat on CoreOS?

I notice that vnstat isn't installed on CoreOS. Is there a comparable way to monitor network usage on a CoreOS cluster? Certainly one could run vnstat through a Docker container but I assume that ...
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iptables on AWS - how to get traffic mirroring to work?

Has anyone successfully deployed 'iptables -t mangle -j TEE...' for monitoring traffic on AWS instances? If so, how? My objective is for client<->server traffic between external customers and EC2 ...
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Trace IP traffic to physical machine under Linux

In my firewall logs I recently see frequent connection attempts from a 10.0.0.0/8 network. This network is used by VirtualBox, but I can exclude that these packets come from those. No physical machine ...
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Monitor server / website load of bandwith

I've been doing a lot of searching around for a tool to monitor a website's "bandwidth" usage, and I'm not talking about how many MB/data is being loaded but the servers actual output speed, to ...
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Monitoring “external” worm activity remotely

Some of our computers in our company has been infected with the worm Conficker. We don't know the source of the infection, but I want to monitoring the outside activity to see if we are still infected ...
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nmap repeats the scan to a specific port multiple time

I scanned a subnet (16 hosts) while dumping the network traffic with wireshark. I did it 2 times and I noticed that in the traffic there is the normal SYN-SYN/ACK and SYN-RST from open/closed port, ...
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Randomly lose the connection to router

I have been suffering with in this problem for a really long time and I'm running out of ideas. We have VMWare (Intel model server, Intel storage - Windows storage op. system, ). In the virtual ...
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How to monitor socket connection usage and exhaustion on a server?

I have a service endpoint (java) that will be getting bursts of thousands of requests per second. In my load testing I had to tweak the server because I would run out of open sockets as there were ...
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Show units when doing dstat -n

Question is simple as, when i do dstat -n i get what I assume to be a unit in bytes? But i would like a way to force the units into Mb/s or for it to simply tell me the unit it is displaying. Is there ...
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How to monitor if someone is using wireshark in my corporate network

I would like to know if it's possible to monitor if any users are using a network sniffer like Wireshark in my corporate network?.
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Measuring HTTP traffic basic on URIs and custom headers

I'm currently working on an API service and one of the requirements is that we measure the amount of data used by each user of the system, and track how many times they use the API. So bandwidth usage ...
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Downloads of large files fail without an error

We run professional websites on IIS 6 and have complaints of (and have verified) that downloads (via HTTP) from remote locations (e.g. Australia) are incomplete or truncated. This means the download ...
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network usage per user in linux [duplicate]

I am administrator of an openSUSE linux server which is used by many people in our company. Today we find out that yesterday one of the users use too much of bandwidth and its important for management ...
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OpenNMS installation failure

I am willing to use OpenNMS to monitor my network. Monitoring it fully from the router to the nodes from a computer will be connecting the network as node not as administrator and that computer using ...
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Resetting to factory default on a Gigamon GigaVUE-212

I purchased the above-mentioned GigaVUE-212 for my test lab from eBay, to determine if I want to use them in production. However, the thing doesn't respond to the default passwords, and I can't ...
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how to log bandwidth usage on windows 8 [closed]

My Father has a Verizon jet pack (hotspot card). He is seeing 100+ MB spikes on the Verizon data usage report a few times a day. On July 4th the verizon data usage report online shows 6 GB were ...
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Keeping your server safe [closed]

I have a typical vps server with some custom sites on it running on port 80, a mail server, I don't have a DNS server and it is a default ubuntu 12.04. I don't have any admin panel, I am doing all the ...
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service to check if exchange is sending receiving email? [closed]

I need of a web service that check if my exchange is sending receiving email properly. And if there are some problem it sends a sms to my cellular. I don't want an app because I have not a smartphone. ...
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Email administrator when a duplicate IP is found on the network

It was suggested that I ask this question on serverfault. I know this is a bit of a custom requirement but I was hoping someone currently has (or can put together) a script that checks for duplicate ...
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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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Nagios Alerts / Notifications - SMS

Configured Nagios core 4.0 and NDOutil 2.0 both are working in ubuntu. Now i am looking for alert types in Nagios. And i am confused in plug-ins and Add-ons in nagios. Especially i am looking in ...
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configure frag3 in SNORT

i m trying to test IDS systems on evasion. I have picked up Snort IDS. I have crafted few fragmented packet scenario, and i m sending those fragmented packet to destination address. All these crafted ...
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Reading .pcap files by CISCO ASA5515-X

I have .pcap file that already includes thousands of packets. I want to analyze these packets via CISCO ASA5515-X to observe how much of them are possible to be an attack packet (malicious). However, ...
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Bind Requested DNS Server IP Log

I have a DNS Server which runs on a virtual linux box with several IPs. Bind provides some pretty detailed debug logs, however, one piece of information that doesn't seem to be logged is the requested ...
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How Fortigate 100D send log to Splunk

I have a Fortigate 100D with FortiOS 5.06 , this is my setting config log syslogd setting set status enable set server “192.168.7.4″ set reliable disable set port 515 set csv disable set facility ...
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Hadoop - On the Wire Performance Monitoring?

I have been tasked with implementing an 'on the wire' monitoring solution for a large Hadoop installation. The source of data will be a combination of taps and SPANs throughout the environment. My ...
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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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How to measure network service quality? [closed]

How can I say if my network as a quality service? According to wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quality_of_service ), an example on how to measure the service quality is high bit rate, low ...
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Suspect UDP traffic on lo interface

I'm monitoring the lo interface with iptraf and am getting a lot of movement in the following form: UDP (268 bytes) from 127.0.0.1:49254 to 127.0.0.1:49254 on lo This message appears on average ...
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Using a single APC UPS via network switch to gracefully shutdown many servers

Here is my situation. I have 10 Dell servers in my rack with 8 1500VA battery backups. I would like to take 1 of those battery backups and connect it to my network switch and use a software solution ...
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Simplest way to monitor and log the internet traffic of a ubuntu server [closed]

I'd like to know if there is a simple program for ubuntu server (preferably 12.04), without too much configuration, which will allow me to check what processes are using internet bandwidth, how much ...
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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 ...