I'm trying to find a reliable way of finding which process on my machine is changing a configuration file (/etc/hosts to be specific). I know I can use lsof /etc/hosts to find out what processes ...
I have a custom made munin plugin that currently is being executed twice every time $ ps fax 16844 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/munin-node 18206 ? S 0:00 \_ /usr/sbin/munin-node 18863 ?...
I have a system setup on AWS/EC2, it currently is using their CloudWatch alert system. The problem is this sends just to email, when ideally I would like this to be making a phone call and/or sending ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 guru,...