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Any high-level and cross-platform wrappers for security event auditing

There exists some high-level wrappers for system file events, for here it is an example of usage of Listen ruby gem: Listen.to('some/path', 'some/another/path', :filter => [/\.tmp$/]) do ...
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Tool to monitor bandwidth utilization per traffic (tc) class on linux

Some time in the past, i came across a siple tool that showed live in a 1sec interval, in human readable format, the bandwidth utilization seperated per tc class on your linux server. Unfortunately, i ...
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1answer
93 views

Filesystem speed shaper for Linux

There is an iprelay (or ip_relay) package to shape TCP bandwidth, and it is really useful to test how stuff works on slow connections. Is there something similar to iprelay, which will allow me to ...
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2answers
222 views

Monitoring small subsets of multiple networks

What would be good software for monitoring multiple small and disparate networks? My company sells a product that requires deployment of a number of Linux servers on a customer's network (typically ...
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3answers
2k views

Load Analysis GUI tools for Linux - individual process and overall

I need to do some load analysis on a Linux server and would like a nice GUI to help me. I don't need any fancy history, logging, or alerting. I need more information than top, and would like it ...
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1answer
45 views

Managing the Network from a linux machine

I am using Linux at my work, and i am kind of a sys admin / IT support, (not exactly my title but i do this kind of things since there is no one else). There are mostly Windows user in my organization ...
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433 views

Linux: grep-able monitoring of network traffic and number of connections

I need to collect certain monitoring data every minute and send it to a monitoring server. The source of that data must be parseable using standard Linux tools. For example, to monitor number of ...
5
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1answer
311 views

Tool for network/infrastructure graph

I search for Linux a graphic tool to document our network/server infrastructure. A script that converts maybe some textual representation into dot (i.e. graphviz) would be enough. Nodes should be ...
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4answers
2k views

Far manager for linux? [closed]

I've been using far manager under windows for about the last 6 years, and can't find anything like it for linux. mc is not a reasonable replacement, and gnome commander is not either. Are there any ...
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4answers
410 views

Is there a tool like 'route' in Linux to configure the forwarding entry (dst mac address --> interface)

I have a problem in configuring the forwarding table in Linux. We call IP tables for routing table in layer 3, MAC tables for forwarding table in layer 2. Now I want to add an entry in forwarding ...
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4answers
632 views

Does Linux have some tools like mtree in *BSD?

I want to check all system files change every week. So I want to get a tool like mtree in BSD.
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5answers
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Parallel execution of different commands on multiple hosts

I'm looking for a tool for running a series of commands like the existing tool: parallel -h parallel [OPTIONS] command -- arguments for each argument, run command with argument, in parallel ...
0
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1answer
254 views

Why does dstat show zeroes for disk activity on my virtual private server running Ubuntu?

I'm trying to monitor the number of disk reads and writes on my VPS (Rackspace in this case) running Ubuntu 9.04. I realize there are many tools to do this, but when using dstat 0.7 I tried the ...
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3answers
830 views

Tools to monitor users activity on Linux/Unix servers

Is there any specific open source tool which can be used to monitor what users are doing on linux system. I have multiple servers and with access to some users on them. I want to monitor which user ...
2
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4answers
814 views

IP/host-based traffic grapher

Do you know/recommend any tool for graphing traffic based on IP or host? In this case, I will get a graph for every IP that passes through my gateway. Of course, I will use a predefined list of source ...
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3answers
410 views

In Linux, What tools should every webserver-admin uses at least once month? [closed]

Just starting out, running across a lot of random CMDs, tools, configs, etc. Moving on from a server setup, in Linux, what tools should every webserver-admin uses at least once month?
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3answers
114 views

Tool to download only selective pages / particular page from a document ! [closed]

Many tools have the feature of printing a particular page or a continous range of selective pages. Similarly, we might require to see only few pages of the particular document that is available in ...
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6answers
222 views

What is a simple & common command line tool to show network usage on a Linux machine?

I'm looking for a simple command line linux tool that will show me the current network usage, the same way top displays CPU usage. What is the most standard tool (I can't install new things on the ...
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7answers
352 views

List of tools you install on your debian/red-hat server

Here in a list of tools I install after a fresh install (debian most of time): logcheck: to check the log files and generate reports apticron: send me e-mails when packages updates are available ...
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7answers
647 views

Unified Linux server utilization monitoring

I use a whole bunch of tools to monitor server load (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) of different types - top, iostat and netstat, as well as my own in-script measurements. I collect and summarize the data ...
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7answers
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Good resources for Linux sysadmin tools, techniques and practices

Coming from a Windows background, i'm a little lost in terms of Linux so are there any good resorces etc for an experienced sysadm who is unfamiliar to Linux.
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8answers
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How do you administer your EC2 Linux boxes?

I have a few EC2 Linux images that do nightly processing jobs for one of my projects. From time to time, I'll need to get in, make some code changes, configure some things, and re-bundle the image. ...