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Can OpsView or Nagios be set up to report on a device based on status emails it sends out?

I'm looking at setting up a Nagios (or perhaps OpsView) server for monitoring our network. I have a few periphery devices whose oid schema doesn't include nodes for some metric I want to monitor. ...
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SNMP service security tab is missing - Windows Server 2012 R2 - DC

i have to configure the security settings for the SNMP-Service on a Windows Server. But they are missing! Here are the fakts: OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 I installed the SNMP feature and i belive, ...
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Ganglia Running but Not Showing CPUs or Hosts

So I just set up ganglia on a single debian node. It followed a pretty simple process of 1 - installed from stable repo using apt-get install ganglia-monitor gmetad apt-get install ...
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Optimal process for finding the root of high load

I have a VPS (WHM/cPanel) where i keep our clients projects. Some of these projects are well known frameworks and some of them are custom PHP/MySQL codes. At certain times i am noticing high loading ...
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How to monitor GlusterFS clients?

We are doing Ok (we'd like to think) monitoring our GlusterFS servers via Icinga. We'd like to monitor the clients too. Other than making sure, there is a glusterfs process running for each ...
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How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails?

How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails (spam) ? Actually I have several nodes with CentoS OS and KVM VPS clients, some of them are sending bulk emails and ...
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Cannot read status the monit daemon, even with allowed group

I cannot seem to get monit status or other CLI commands to work. I've built monit v5.8 to run on a Raspberry Pi. I'm able to add services to be monitored, and the web interface can be accessed just ...
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What is the difference between sar -B verses sar -W

I am trying to understand why my system is running slowly. I found the sar command, but wanted to know the difference between sar -B and sar -W I read the man page, and I understand that -B gives me ...
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NewRelic Availability Monitoring of Third Party Service

Background NewRelic offers availability monitoring whereby you can specify a ping URL for an application and have NewRelic send HTTP GET requests to that URL and GREP the response for selected text, ...
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Agentless monitoring: how does it work? Advantages over traditional monitoring?

How does agentless monitoring work? From what I understood (or not), it seems this is accomplished by logging into the node-being-monitored from a central server and uploading-then-running scripts on ...
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Nagios: turn off service checks/display on down hosts

I want to to tweak nagios in such a way that all checking stops (with services not displayed, or displayed as unknown) for any down node. Said differently I only want to see one alert for a down host ...
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Monitoring important log files on multiple linux hosts?

I have a few servers running on AWS and have Nagios/Icinga doing the monitoring of all critical services. We're trying to figure out the best way to monitor all logs - system, DB, PHP, Apache, etc - ...
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Time period in Nagios - First weekday after EOM?

I'm trying to set up a custom time period for some of my Nagios notifications. I need to execute checks for the first weekday after EOM. This would meet the following criteria: day of month >1, ...
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Delaying a Nagios/Icinga check

When monitoring the healthy of a server, some faults or warnings are immediately urgent but others only matter if they persist. I'm thinking of things like: Some software needs to be updated Time ...
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System Center 2012 Alternatives [closed]

Are there any good alternatives to System Center 2012? I'm looking for a system platform that allows gives us a replacement for SCCM, SCOM, EdnPoitn Protection, DPM and Global Service Monitor and can ...
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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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M/Monit how to see current disk space?

In the admin interface of M/Monit under Reports -> Analytics I can chose to show Space %. How can I make the Monit clients submit this info? Is there a way to display Disk Space percentage on the ...
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Monitor total service uptime using Icinga

I am using Icinga (Nagios fork) for monitoring ~10 webservers, each one providing different services. I would now like to provide an aggregated view on the server states on our companies intranet, ...
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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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Reporting historical system activity in FreeBSD

I'd like to record data about system activity under FreeBSD for future analysis. If I were running a SysV system, I'd just sar and its related utilities, but that doesn't exist in the BSDs. (And ...
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Munin disable dynazoom.html

Doing a quick google search for "Munin dynazoom.html doesn't work" yields many results. There doesn't seem to be a solution that works -- at least not that I have seen. I have munin installed on a ...
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Dummy transaction to check if a system is up

We want to send a dummy transaction through our system (Application - DB) to ensure it is still up every minute. If the transaction fails we are alerted - Thereby knowing within a minute if there is ...
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what are the best ways to check on the health of a debian based server [closed]

Hello I been thinking about how to do a regular check on a system to assess the state of health of the systems. I am really turning into a system admin gradually and I already manage about 10 ubuntu ...
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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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Celery and RabbitMQ - Tools for monitoring and callout alarms

I think we've reached the limit of usability of celery events and celery fllower. Is there a good tool for monitoring status of Celery running under RabbitMQ? In particular, I would like something ...
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Why does Monit perform actions on unspecified cycles?

I am using Monit 5.5 with the CHECK PROGRAM directive to execute an external script that does some work to verify if my app is functioning properly. I want to do this check every few cycles so as to ...
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How to user monit to count the number of instances of a process

Is it possible to use monit to count the number of instances of a process (in my case Celery) and take an action accordingly. For example if there are 4 instances of celery daemon, then take action
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monitor bandwidth usage per application or IP

i want to monitor the bandwidth usage per application or per IP, currently im using wireshark to do the work, but are there any software dedicated just for this type of job? thanks
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Load average is greater than the number of EC2 Compute Units

On an EC2 m1.large, with an AVG CPU Utilization graph such as this: how is is possible that the load average is greater than the number of EC2 Compute Units (4) ? cat /proc/loadavg 5.78 5.57 5.44 ...
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Windows Services: How to schedule and monitor them?

We have about a dozen Windows Services, both in-house developed and third-party products, and have the following requirements for managing them: Start/Stop/Bounce a given service at scheduled times ...
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Monitoring memory of AIX 5.3 LPARs

I'm currently administrating an IBM Power 740 server via an HMC. We have four LPARs running, two VIOS LPARs, one application LPAR and one database LPAR. We have implemented lpar2rrd to monitor CPU ...
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monitor pfSense with nagios

I have pFsense machine and one nagios(NagiosXI) installed machine. On pfSense machine DHCP server is running. i want to monitor pfSense i.e DHCP status, interface through nagios using SNMP. I have ...
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Using Nagios With RKhunter

I have installed rkhunter and would like the rootkit checks to be done automatically with alerts. How would i go about integrating RKhunter with nagios? One scenario would be if a root kit is found, i ...
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I am looking for a tool to measure or detect “unresponsiveness” of a desktop PC

I have a client that provides some server systems to a hospital, and a support ticket was raised that the desktop application was hanging waiting for the server. We did some extensive testing and its ...
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16TB Volumes and SNMP On Windows

As volumes larger than 16TB became more common, it was recognized that the 32 bit value used to report disk size and usage within the standard "HOST-RESOURCES" MIB in SNMP was not large enough to ...
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In Icinga (Nagios), how do I configure hosts with multiple IPs?

I'm setting up Icinga (Nagios fork) and I have some machines with multiple interfaces. Some services are only listening on one of them and to check them correctly, I like to know if it's possible to ...
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How to monitor power supply status using ipmitool on Linux/Solaris?

ipmitool differs a lot in Solaris and Linux. How can I use ipmitool in these servers (on Sun, IBM and other hardwares) to detect the power supply status?
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gnome system monitor save timeline

Im using gnome system monitor and I like the graphic it shows. The thing is that I would like to record that graphic for about an hour or maybe a day so I have a complete view of how my system ...
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Alternative to etsy/statsd

Is there any alternative to etsy's statsd? Maybe even a complete dashboard-like solution? My research only found proprietary SaaS solutions. For those who do not know: statsd is a deamon which ...
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MRTG does not give precise value or converts wrong?

By example: I have SNMP response value 59757296, passed to MRTG via conf ("business as usual"). The value is in bytes (I checked specs of the target device plus web interface of device confirms). In ...
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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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Process trace tool for windows

Process Explorer can show currently running processes and also can show the command line each process was started with. Is there a tool that can capture a trace of processes that were started and ...
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Hyper-Threading & htop/system-monitor

I'm running a large set of simulations on a quad-core Xenon E5520 with Hyper-Threading enabled. My software automatically detects 8 (virtual) cores and launches 8 simulations to run in parallel. ...
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Can't get Monit to work

I am trying to configure Monit on my local machine to get a taste at how it works, but I have some issues. What I am trying to do is to get any evidence that Monit is up and running correctly and is ...
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user management for host monitoring with ninja

I need some help with ninja for host monitoring(http://www.op5.org/community/plugin-inventory/op5-projects/ninja). Sorry for this long description but I hope this will help you to help me better. We ...
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Monitoring Dell/HP Servers Running ESXi (Free)

What are you all doing to monitor ESXi servers that run the free edition? With the lack of SNMP support, it seems fairly limited to me. What'd I'd like to be able to do is get some type of alert when ...
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Record SSH / Terminal into video?

If someone access to the server via Putty (SSH) or terminal - I want to record everything what they can see on the screen and what they have typed into video.. What is the solution to this, is there ...
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Tool to monitor file size, file existence, parse xml, etc

I'm trying to find some tool that helps me monitor several things. What are some requirements: Shows results on a web page. Checks existence of files/folders Checks sizes of files/folders Can parse ...
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What software can I use for datacenter hardware monitoring? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? We've got a mix of Dell and HP servers in a colo and I'd like to have a hardware monitor so that we know about failed ...
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Contact group for alerting after one hour in Nagios / OMD

I am trying to find a solution for the scenario below. I have a few hundred services in a Nagios (OMD install with check_mk and other delicious stuff) and they are defined as different service types ...