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What is a good solution to manage a lot of computers over the internet? [closed]

Here is the situation. Our company has just over 300 computers in 90 offices spread across 4 different states. The computers are old and runnings Windows XP. I am looking for a good cheap way to ...
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How to setup a nagios event handler to run only in non working hours?

I have a event handler configured and running in nagios which is triggered every time a given service is in a CRITICAL state. The problem is that we decided that in regular working hours there's no ...
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script to automatically test if a web site is available

I'm a lone web developer with my own Centos VPS hosting a few small web sites for my clients. Today I discovered my httpd service had stopped (for no apparent reason - but that's another thread). I ...
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How do people keep track if their server software is up-to-date? [closed]

Assume you have a server that is non-Windows, how do you keep track if you server software is up-to-date? Meaning, what tool already exists that will send me automated alerts to inform me that my any ...
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Adding a device with separate name and title using the Zenoss API

The Zenoss UI lets you add a new device with a device name and a title. The former needs to be an IP address or DNS entry, the latter is then used for display purposes. I am trying to do the same ...
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Remote Linux server monitoring

I'm looking for a solution to monitor multiple Linux servers remotely. I don't need a whole lot of granular data, just basic things like server load and critical error notifications. I'm no Linux ...