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How to process SNMP traps with Sensu?

We are evaluating monitoring systems with Sensu being one of the candidates. One requirement we have is processing of the SNMP traps. My searches come up with Sensu-extensions only, but the ...
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Monitor the availability of Marathon Framework [on hold]

I am using Mesos - Marathon for App deployment and availability, but sometimes marathon freezes. I tried to monitor the tcp port, but during the freeze port is open and thus not able to detect the ...
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How to centrally monitor multiple web servers and VPS uptime? [duplicate]

I have several VPS with different hosting providers running Linux (CentOS and Ubuntu) and FreeBSD. Several of them are self-managed. From time to time, there's server issue causing service ...
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zabbix 3.0 + pg_monz 2.0 + PostgreSQL streaming replication

I have a Zabbix 3.0 instance on CentOS 7.2, I've added the pg_monz extension for monitoring my PostgreSQL streaming replication. I currently have this in my Zabbix interface; DB1 host_groups ...
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arpwatch to listen only to particular network

I deploy arpwatch is our network and it is working fine. But it is not doing exactly what i need. Here is what i need ... i want it to listen to one particular network ... for example on ethernet 0 it ...
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Find network percentage of NIC [closed]

So I have created a Linux resource monitoring tool that pulls various resource information. One of the fields I am trying to pull is the percent of network throughput on my NIC. So if I have a 1 ...
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Forward psacct logs to rsyslog

I want to monitor users activity and aggregate logs using rsyslog. Is there any way how to do it natively? If I understand how does psacct work, it monitors whole users activity and saves logs in own ...
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When triggered, run script at top of the hour

I have a service that must be started at the top of the hour, any hour. Whenever that service goes down (during a reboot, etc) PRTG Network Monitor will know. PRTG has the ability to run a script when ...
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How to use number of CPUs as a multiplier in monit config?

What is the best way to use number of CPUs as a multiplier in monit confs? I need this for a system that has varrying number of CPUs, depending on predicted load. Right now the only idea I have is ...
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Zabbix Graphs Show No Data When Data is Available in Latest Data

I have an issue when I make a graph and Add Total Memory, it says that there is no data. I also have other details such as Available Memory and Used Memory which are working on the same graph. If I ...
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System center - Monitoring REST web services

As the title suggests, is anyone aware of a way to monitor RESTful web services using System Center? With System Center being a Microsoft product, it is more geared toward WCF, particularly XML-based, ...
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Monitoring zabbix server (itself) externally

I have some infrastructure (servers, switches etc) monitored by a Zabbix server, setup to alert in case of issues; so far so good. But what if the Zabbix server itself (or any of the underlying ...
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Zabbix NFS monitoring

How would you monitor response of mounted NFS directory with Zabbix? I'm thinking about something like $ time /bin/ls -U /path/to/nfs (I think the output from nfsstat(8) relates less with user ...
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Dual Processor Server vs. Twin Single Processor Servers? [closed]

Pondering which server architectured I want to buy. I have no experiences when it comes to twin or even more mainboards per case. I think about http://www.supermicro.com/products/nfo/2UTwin2.cfm. ...
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High Load average [closed]

I'm working as a new sysadmin. Monitoring system is working well but since few days ago Nagios Monitoring system warns me that there is a Problem. State is critical , load average is high. This is ...
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Where'd my “Effective Average Mhz” data go?

I'm running Whatsup Gold for server monitoring. All of a sudden during the middle of the day we stopped getting VM Effective Average Mhz data from one particular machine. All sensors show as still ...
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logstash-forward equivalent for fluentd?

Is there something equivalent to logstash-forwarder that can ship logfiles to fluentd? I am trying to send log files from an application to a remote fluentd but have not seen whether this is ...
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Nagios Notification interval and first notification delay

I have used in past these two parameters in Nagios ( first_notification_delay, notification_interval ) and until now worked perfect for me. Now that I have added new checks which use nrpe command. the ...
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Nagios check_ssh returns usage information instead of status

I installed Nagios on a Ubuntu Desktop (Nagios server) and I want to monitor a Ubuntu server instance (monitored client). I can connect via SSH between both machines and SSH is not blocked. The nagios ...
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Icinga2 dependecies of devices on HA

I would like to configure a Host-to-Host dependency on Icinga2, however, one of the Hosts has an HA configuration, so I need the to trigger it only when both HA devices are down. Suppose this ...
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How to add drive space alert on IP monitor?

I am the administrator on a Windows server(GSNAPRINT) installed with IPmonitor tool. I want to add an drive space alert for another server (GSCTTLBACKUP) but was not successful. But there were other ...
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How to summurize atop raw data?

My client wanted to know how much of his VPS resources are being used. As this is a managed VPS the admin installed atop and gave me the permissions to read the log files. I look at them and didn't ...
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Monitoring HP MSA2324sa using OpenNMS

I was able to get an HP MSA2324sa storage array connected to a server after someone's advice on here to scan the SCSI bus. Now, I want to monitor the following on the storage using SNMP and OpenNMS: ...
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How to check what process or application is deleting a file without using Process Monitor? (Windows Server)

Currently I'm having an issue with a piece of software that makes use of specific files (which are basically xml), sometimes stored on a file share and sometimes stored locally. Every so often one of ...
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System-monitoring with Cacti: How to execute arbitrary script when threshold reached?

When doing system-monitor with Cacti[1], can you execute an arbitrary script when a threshold is reached, yes or no? If yes, how? [1] I was planning on using the Cacti plugin Thold but as far as I ...
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What is involved in adding ZFS cache stats to orca?

I am interested in looking to add ZFS cache stats into existing orca performance monitoring that we have. Particularly, I am interested in the output of echo ::memstat | mdb -k Am still in the early ...
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Icingaweb2 - Setup returns to start page

I tried to configure Icingaweb2 on Debian 8; it works fine so far, but if I call the web installer (http://d.pr/186lu) and click "next", I'm getting redirected to the second page (http://d.pr/1f6kE). ...
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Exclude field in munin chart

I have written my first Munin plugin to monitor my WAN traffic at home. The chart includes the actual traffic (as DERIVE) and the maximum possible speed (as GAUGE) for my Internet connection. I want ...
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How to setup monitoring of nodes behind firewall

As lame as it may sound: I am trying to configure monitoring for our production system which consists of 2 hardware boxes with ESXi on both and multiple VMs. All of this is hidden behind a firewall ...
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Monitoring Windows 2003 Server scheduled task running time

I've been trying to find solution/script to monitor Windows Server 2003 scheduled task running time. I can list details of the tasks via cmd: schtasks /query /fo LIST /v Is it possible to create ...
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How to restart and alert if condition matches in Monit?

How can I do multiple things when condition is matched? For example if I want to restart a process and also send alert email. I know I can do it with two separate lines, but can I combine them? if ...
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Is Collectd a good choice for gathering system metrics [closed]

I had some experience with collectd a year or so back. I remember being impressed by its speed and flexibility, however it was never adopted as the main source of collecting metrics, cron jobs running ...
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Nagios Basic Configuration (for quick addition of new machines)

I recently started to use Nagios to monitor about 25 servers (mainly virtual, with some standalone). Them majority of the servers (including the Nagios host itself) are running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with ...
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monitoring CAS login system

I have a CAS (Central Authentication System) that uses ADFS to authenticate user. First user go to a webapp, click login, which redirects it to CAS. If user is authenticated, it redirects back to ...
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How to watch a service with multiple processes with Monit?

I'm trying to watch the mailing list manager sympa with monit. A running sympa instance consists of multiple processes for the different tasks of list management (e.g. a separate process for archiving ...
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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 facts: OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 I installed the SNMP feature and I believe, ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...