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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Error reporting whilst away from desk

Just purchased some VPS hosting and am getting setup to get my startup app underway. For the moment I'm playing sysadmin and am running into errors galore whilst trying to work out the kinks. So I ...
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Slow internet connection for no reason

We have a cable internet connection. I've called the company when this happens and they say there's been no downtime on the modem and the signal is strong and there's no fixing or outages in the area. ...
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System Uptime Monitors

I am looking for reviews and suggestions a an online service such as http://www.alertmefirst.com/ I need a service or system that can monitor the following and provide me daily emails and monthly ...
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how to monitor web app availability with splunk?

I've recently downloaded and installed a Splunk 4.0.4 Server Enterprise trial (running on Windows Server 2008 if that matters), and now I want to set it up to monitor a few web pages in addition to ...
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Getting an alert when my oracle database goes up or down

How can I get an e-mail alert when my oracle database comes up or down? I have a database that I need to know when it goes down (it would be nice to know if it has come back up), preferably from a ...
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Does apache log client IPs [closed]

Does apache log client IPs per request by default? If not, what are some common ways to do this?
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3com Vlan setup

I am setting up a vlan on my 3com switch. The switch is a 4200g 48 port. I have set up 3 vlans i have the generic vlan1 and I have created 2 other vlans 2 and 3. I have manually give them their ip ...
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VLAN Testing 3com switch

Hi there I am currently setting up a couple of vlan in work. Hoping that this is going to help with network traffic. The one question that I have is how do I test the vlan when I have finished to ...
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How to Monitor and Log Port Usage and Destination Attempts of a local computer from a Linux Gateway?

I have access to a linux server that is acting as the gateway to an internal network. There is a MagicJack Plus device plugged into this network via CAT5. The MagicJack gets its ip via DHCP from the ...
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Aggregating NICs for receive only connections on Linux

I am setting up a network monitoring system on RedHat 6 that will be receiving the packet feed from an inline tap. One of the functions of this device will be running Snort. Putting two NICs in the ...
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Free open source alternative to pingdom? [closed]

is there an open source alternative to pingdom for simple monitoring of uptime that I can host myself? Should report responsetime and latency for web servers with alert of downtime. I'm looking for ...
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gather information about packet from malicious ip

I have a glassfish server running some webservice and I noticed that there is an abnormal traffic from japan (150.70.x.x) in my iptables log file and I dont have any user in this country . Until now ...
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Analyzing a periodic network spike

One of my servers has a semi-predictable network input spike at 6:45 every day. It comes as early as 6:30 and as late as 6:50, but always lasts for less than 1 minute. I'm trying to figure out how to ...
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Best software for taking a “System Information Snapshot”?

I am curious what people would recommend as the best software for taking a system information snapshot? This would be for use in a technical support fashion.
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On Linux, how can I tell which process is sending Ethernet packets?

I'm running gkrellm which shows that some process on my Debian Linux system is writing approx 500KB/s to eth0. I'd like to find out which process it is. I know a little bit about netstat, but it ...
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Can network admin see what's goining on inside XP Mode on Windows 7? [closed]

I have Windows 7, and installed XP Mode in order to run certain work programs that won't run in Windows 7. Although both Windows 7 and XP Mode share the same physical connections, they have different ...
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Full status information in Nagios email notification?

I have set up Nagios to monitor my servers and I have written a few custion checks. When I get a notification email, I only get the first line of the status information and I have to use the web ...
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Monitoring networks and switches [closed]

I'm new to this area when it comes to monitoring services and hardware devices. Is there anything specific I need to know? 1) Are some hardware devices more compatible then others? Like, will some ...
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Nagios - Define as service for all the members of a group *except* some hosts?

We're using nagios to check our ssh server is running. We have the check_ssh group defined for all members of a certain group. We have other services defined for that group as well. Everything is ...
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Nagios plug-in check_snmp receives NO SNMP data from a CISCO Router

I have tried setting up Nagios on Ubuntu 10.10, successfully installed and can login to web interface, I am however stuck on configuring snmp or I am doing something wrong here, i have followed ...
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How to filter out “bad-len 0” packets with tcpdump?

When I listen internal network interface of router on freebsd, I get outputs like this 10:36:02.372026 IP 192.168.1.11.8888 > 192.168.1.2.49831: Flags [.], ack 1097, win 65050, length 0 ...
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tcp handshake failed.client send rst (after syn-ack). can any one advice?

topology: 2 linux computer connected directly . no iptables rules (except - iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -j NFQUEUE ) no firewall. route is defined as - "route add default dev eth0" on the second one ...
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Network monitoring systems in Python

There are a host of open source network monitoring systems available. I tried we used to use Nagios, I have been hearing good things about Munin too. The thing is most networking monitors are written ...
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How can I log web service requests between my IIS web application and a 3rd party web service?

My web application (running in local IIS) makes a web service call to a 3rd party service. I'm trying to see the request to verify that it is formatted correctly. I'm trying to do this with Fiddler, ...
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How do I know if my site-to-site vpn connection is being saturated?

We've got a T1-internet connection with a Cisco ASA 5510 appliance in our small office. We have a site-to-site vpn connection from our office to a remote data center. Question(s): How can I find ...
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Bandwith/requests monitor on IIS 7/win server 2008r2

Recently i noticed that my VPS bandwith jumped from 20-30 GB per month to 150-400 GB per month in the last few months and i want to know which sites on the server are generating the most bandwith and ...
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Disk Monitoring with OpenNMS

I'm sure this has been asked before (and actually all over the net) but I'm scratching my head a little over this. OpenNMS is installed on my 2008R2 server and is picking up my nodes fine (detecting ...
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How to monitor a UDP multicast stream on a cisco network, hopefully with SNMP

We have a LAN with 2x Cisco 4500's as gateways running HSRP. We're using Exterity HD IP Encoders to take HD video and put it onto the network as a multicast UDP stream (playable in VLC). I have a ...
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I have a Belker router and i am looking for a tool that monitors the ports and reports whitch ports are opend [closed]

I have a Belker router and i am looking for a tool that monitors the ports and reports whitch ports are opend. I need it for testing an aplication. Could you recomend a good offline monitoring tool?. ...
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Local network speed appears to be being limited

I have a dedicated server setup that has just started causing us issues. Our immediate problem, is that last week, could log into an admin page of one of our websites just fine, now we can't. It does ...
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how to detect malicious activity from my server

I'm using a linode virtual server. My machine is Ubuntu 10.04. I got a ticket from Linode that they detected malicous activity coming from my server. "We have detected your system with an IP of, ...
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storing nagios configuration data in oneCMDB

I want to store my nagios configuration data into oneCMDB(configuration management database). What i trying to achieve is i will be developing a GUI app in which one can edit the configurations and ...
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Change source address on discovery of network devices in System Center Operations Manager 2012

My SCOM server has two network cards. One is normal network while the other is connected to the "switch" VLAN. If I try discovering network devices in SCOM I get "No Response Ping", no matter which ...
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Howto prevent snmpd cache results from extend script

On my freebsd box i have snmpd daemon from net-snmp-5.5_4 packet. In snmpd.conf file i have: extend .1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.2 inpt /usr/bin/perl /usr/local/etc/snmp/mpdinput.pl where mpdinput.pl my ...
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View internet usage of computers in my network [closed]

What software/application do I need to monitor internet usage of computers in my network to see sites they are browsing?
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Host network injecting resets into my TCP connection?

I'm trying to figure out whether the host network I am on is injecting TCP Resets into my VPN connection. I have a personal OpenVPN server, and recently my attempts to connect over TCP port 1194 have ...
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obtaining nimbuzz server certificate for nmdecrypt expert in NetMon

I'm using Network Monitor 3.4 with the nmdecrypt expert. I'm opening a nimbuzz conversation node in the conversation window and i click Expert-> nmDecrpt -> run Expert that shows up a window where i ...
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Linux NetSec/IDS Bridge

What I am looking to make is a linux system that acts as a bridge. It simple forwards any data sent on one device over to the next device. It does not attempt to block incoming attacks or redirect any ...
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Windows Server 2008 Current Bandwidth Performance Monitor Scaling

I've been looking over Microsoft's performance monitor documentation and the one thing I'm confused about is scaling. Is it purely just for viewing the data more easily? I'm trying to view ...
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Unknown device on network with strange ports open. Trying to find it

Situation: We recently turned off DHCP in favor of fixed IP addresses, and in the middle of the old DHCP range for the legacy network segment, we found a device responding to ping but without any of ...
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Finding all network addresses associated with a given hostname

Scenario: a server is multi-homed to a variety of networks (perhaps it is a jump box) DNS has the hostname registered only on one network (the management interface, perhaps) Problem: without ...
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How to measure network traffic round trip delays and jitter

I am hoping someone may point me in the direction. I would like generate some network traffic between two endpoints and measure the delay, jitter and packet loss along the path. Could some please ...
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ngrep output when monitoring linux network activity

I'm trying to connect to a remote device (which connect to my server on port 31200 via TCP) and while troubleshooting with ngrep I'm getting the following: T(6) 2012/02/21 00:26:25.817525 ...
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IBM x3500 Server managament/monitoring tool

I took over monitoring an older IBM x3500 7977 server and i don't have much knowledge of IBM servers. I'm looking for the equivalent of Dell Server Administrator from IBM, just to monitor and alert on ...
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Network Management Growing messy and ugly need plan [closed]

Hi i currently have a network management that is really manually and there is no user management at all, i've heard that Microsoft Active Directory allows you to have a better network administration ...
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Monitoring a tcp port using Zenoss

it's possible to monitor a general purpose service, listening on port 5896, i.e.: tcp://production.enterprise.com:5896 I just want know if this service is alive or offline, like a fast "nc -zv ...
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Ganglia network stats incorrect

I am using ubuntu 10.04LTS. The Ganglia on all of my nodes is not reporting the network usage correctly. There is a fairly large amount of fluctuation on the actual network, but on ganglia it seems ...
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What tools should I use to assess bandwidth for web server farm..?

I'm contemplating moving datacentre and I need to know the size of pipe I'll need in order to get a quote. Currently I'm charged on GBs of traffic per month (currently about 42GB inbound - so ...
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Hardware requirements to monitor a larger (3000 device) network

I'm currently evaluating monitoring software for (by my standards) a larger network expected to grow to around 3000 devices. I'm finding data on the hardware requirements for scaling hard to come by. ...
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Monitored network at the office [closed]

Network security is not exactly my area of expertese so I apologize if I've phrased this question wrong or if it's already been asked somewhere: If I am on a network that is monitored, like the ...