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1answer
45 views

Testing IPsec with Nagios / Icinga?

Several of my Windows servers are running IPsec. There are a small handful that have problems when rebooting with the IPsec services not coming up. As a result I'd like to set up a monitoring check ...
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1answer
33 views

How do I see all processes start (both linux AND win)? [closed]

I have a situation in which I need to monitor processes starting. I have found lots of ways to see what processes are running at any given moment (e.g. by polling), but sometimes processes start and ...
0
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1answer
31 views

How can I monitor and graph this WMI/WQL data?

How can I graph this data? Looking for a non-cumbersome way to put this data into a graph/webpage. select writeiops from Win32_PerfFormattedData_ISEVirtualDisks_ISEVirtualDisks WHERE NAME = "trax2" ...
0
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3answers
116 views

Monitor HTTP usage on network from Linux free [closed]

I manage a small office network. I am looking to start monitoring/logging internet usage (website requests) for each user on a small network. All the windows clients are running through a switch to a ...
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2answers
119 views

Monitor the background in Windows or the Windows login screen from changes

This isn't a typical question and I thought of posting this to Programmers Stack Exchange, but I believe here is more fitting. What I want to do is monitor the Windows background or Login screen from ...
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1answer
40 views

Monitoring Windows Hard Drives

When you run several 100 windows servers and even business systems, what is a good option for monitoring hard disks and checking for bad sectors? Are there applications out there that can send e-mail ...
1
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1answer
213 views

Zabbix - monitoring custom values

I have a Windows application (exposed through a WCF service) which needs to be monitored for some statistics (e.g. a graph of online users, a graph of pending documents etc.). I am new to Zabbix, and ...
0
votes
1answer
270 views

Automating RDP session availability test

We have a daily procedure when operator logs on via RDP to Windows hosts to ensure the operation is successful so other users can logon at the later stage and to their work. Putting aside question ...
0
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1answer
70 views

Monitoring software for diskspace on windows servers

I'm looking for a lightweight solution to monitor diskspace on windows servers and sent the report to a monitor server that presents the data in a nice gui. The server software can be linux or ...
2
votes
1answer
193 views

Is there a way to collect WMI or WBEM/CIM data with Collectd?

I've got an Ubuntu server running statsd, collectd and Graphite. I'm looking to collect data from Windows servers via WMI. I don't see an official plugin for WMI or WBEM/CIM on Collectd's web site. Is ...
1
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3answers
61 views

Is there a visual tool running on Windows that lets me display CPU load etc on Windows and Linux machines?

I would like to have a real time visual status screen displaying the current CPU usage (and possibly memory consumption) for a number of remote machines. These machines will be reachable only using ...
2
votes
2answers
718 views

How to monitor the size of files in Windows folder?

What are some of good ways to automatically monitor the size of files in a directory and send warning email if they get close to a certain limit on a Windows server? I have a Progress DB installation ...
0
votes
6answers
140 views

Monitor Windows workstation uptimes

I need a simple setup to monitor the usage of several Windows 7 machines in our office. Nothing fancy, I just need to know when they are turned on and off, and ideally have an overview of daily uptime ...
0
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1answer
226 views

PerfMon “Data Collector” Vs. “Save Settings”/html

Perfmon seems to have two ways to capture / log its findings. One is to use a "data collector," and the other is to open a context menu and "Save Settings As" which produces an html file. Could ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Monitoring Windows 2008 R2 File Server Client Job Requests

I would like to monitor the requests or incoming jobs (for example, if they transfer files or submit requests) to the file server by many workstations in the company. I would like to track their IP ...
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1answer
133 views

How much time a day my CPU is used by 100%? [closed]

Well, I like to measure the time my cpu is used by 100% (+/- a margin). In other words: I want to know how much time a day my CPU is the bottleneck and I am sitting here waiting for results. I want a ...
0
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3answers
204 views

How to you Monitor your Server in real time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? How to you monitor that your server is up 24x7 ( all the time ). Do you use Script or Open source software or paid ...
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2answers
1k views

Is there a Windows equivalent of Unix 'CPU steal time'?

In order to assess performance monitoring accuracy on virtualization platforms, the CPU steal time has become an increasingly relevant metric - see EC2 monitoring: the case of stolen CPU for an ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Program to snapshot changes made during an install?

Question Is there a decently-priced (free preferred) tool that will allow me to see all changes made to a system (disk, registry, etc.) during the process of an install? Background I would like to ...
2
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1answer
829 views

Gaps in Windows graphs in Cacti

Why would I'd be getting gaps like this in graphs coming from Windows hosts? This problem seems to happen quite regularly on graphs coming from Windows hosts. The graph template for the graph above ...
0
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2answers
356 views

suggest a tool similar to tcpview

Can anyone suggest a tool for Windows similar to Sysinternals' tcpview which monitor current all connections and also counts and shows traffic/speed?
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1answer
1k views

Open Source Monitoring for Windows [closed]

There is a fantastic overview of monitoring solutions here: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? Strikingly, none of the options seem to be: Open Source Windows-only (not Linux installs ...
2
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1answer
155 views

Exchange - Which metrics are important to monitor / graph

I have Exchange 2003 on a DC. Here are the metrics which are available to me in order to make a graph out of them, or simply monitor their status: EXNG: Inbound Connections Current EXNG: Local Queue ...
0
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2answers
102 views

Server health monitoring without disrupting network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? I manage two Windows development servers which are part of a much bigger network. I would like to monitor these two ...
0
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1answer
103 views

Server performance and disk usage portal?

I'm looking for a good web based portal to install on internal production servers to give information about the health of the server to people who have no login permission for that server at the ...
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6answers
3k views

Ping based Windows monitoring dashboard

I have 3 servers that I need to (visually) monitor all the time. Currently there is a "method" using 3 ping -t processes running in separate command prompt windows and I am trying to replace it with ...
0
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3answers
257 views

Server Monitoring / Network Health: What are the big players? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? What are the "best" monitoring solutions for mixed infrastructures ? i have been looking at the options and Nagios really ...
0
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0answers
50 views

connection monitoring application

Could you advise me some tool that allows to see traffic speed per connection? I have found currports tool, it's nice, but it doesn't show speed. Also I use Outpost Firewall for this purpose, but it ...
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2answers
385 views

windows administration - setting up alerts/emails for failed windows services

What are some best practices, tools sets within the Windows 2003 server that I can utilize to monitor failed application services? We basically have some 3party software that has a few services that ...
0
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1answer
281 views

Enabling WMI and corresponding firewall exception via a Group Policy Object

Hey guys, I have tried enabling WMI on my local domain using a group policy object which sets the service as on at startup. In addition i added an exception for it via the windows firewall policy ...
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3answers
436 views

Zabbix - Windows equivalent

I'm currently using SpiceWorks to administer my network. I've heard much about Zabbix and would like to use it, but I'm a Windows guy and don't know much about Linux/Unix. Is there a free Windows ...
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3answers
340 views

Program to monitor new exe files in Windows (C/C++)

I am currently looking for a program or source in C / C++ that will allow me to monitor any new executable files and output the results to a text file Any help would be greatly appreciated
0
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3answers
233 views

Monitor a window or RDP Session

At my job, I often perform tasks on remote Windows machines using RDP. These tasks can take a long time to finish (hours/days/weeks), so I end up with many RDP sessions open simultaneously, each with ...
1
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1answer
252 views

How to monitor and log processor, memory and other details for website running behind IIS?

I have ASP.NET application installed behind IIS 6.0(Windows Server 2K3). Now when i run the application and i would like to get some load testing scenarios to work on this. While doing the load test i ...
0
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2answers
307 views

(Windows) Real-time monitoring of log files & regex pattern matching to trigger email alerts

Is there an application that can monitor a number of log files (text) and watch for regular expression pattern matches, then send email alerts when it finds one? I'm looking for something that will ...
1
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4answers
298 views

Windows file attribute change monitor

I need a tool that monitors file changes in a specific folder even at attribute level. Anybody can recommend one?
0
votes
3answers
354 views

Looking for open-source or inexpensive Windows-based server monitoring solution that [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? 1) is extensible with plugin infrastructure 2) allows external data feeds into it... I have some proprietary items that ...
1
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1answer
124 views

Monitor Windows executable while it is loading

Is there Windows software that will allow you to see what an executable is doing while it is loading up? For example, monitor if the executable is modifying the registry, updating the file system, ...
1
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5answers
1k views

Watch the monitor of a remote computer without being noticed [closed]

Do you have any suggestions on a software that monitors the monitor of a remote PC without the user of the PC noticing? Don't ask me why we are monitoring or if it is legal. We have already been ...
3
votes
3answers
285 views

What is the best strategy to monitor health of hard disks?

What strategies do you use to monitor the health of your server hard disks? Do you schedule an automatic chkdsk with reporting? How are you alerted of failures?
0
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2answers
421 views

best windows based network monitoring software

i want to know which is best windows based network monitoring tools mainly for monitoring network and control internet access. i want to monitor the bandwidth of internet usage in each machine in ...
1
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2answers
778 views

Monitor LSI 1068e RAID1 mirror status on Windows server?

Assuming that a client has an existing Windows 2008 server with a hardware RAID1 mirror built on an LSI 1068e SAS controller, what is a non-interactive way to monitor the array's status such that an ...
0
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1answer
209 views

Any Way to monitor JMX Servers with NetIq?

I ask this question after a search in the site, there's many JMX questions but I think no one with a NetIq involved. In the documentation of NetIq, There's no "module" to check JMX, but I have seen ...
5
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2answers
4k views

Is there an alternative to Cacti that is Windows-only?

I've just spent the better part of 4 hours trying to get Cacti set up on my Windows 2008 server (involves setting up PHP, MySQL, etc) and I've managed to get the UI working, but can't get the graphs ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Real-time IIS monitoring

We're looking for some monitoring software that will report and display real-time performance information for IIS. We're currently using perfmon to monitor requests executing, requests queued, ...
0
votes
3answers
100 views

Exchange server 2003 service alerts

Hi I'm looking for a way to send out an email alert when exchange 2003 stores go down or when exchange services enter the stopped state. Is there a inexpensive way to do this?
2
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3answers
382 views

Best Solution for Server alerting system through SMS

We got the 2 GSM modem that use COM port, We want to monitoring our servers and switches, and when these servers and switches reset or shutdown it send us sms and send the status of these. we ...
2
votes
3answers
266 views

Any QUICK hints for starting off with Splunk

Just downloaded a trial of Splunk, and am thinking of using it to monitor a Windows server base, with the associated apps, e.g.: o Windows event logs / WMI queries (for Windows O/S, SQL Server, ...
1
vote
1answer
814 views

Nagios check with $ in parameter

I need to add Nagios checks for Windows SQL services that have a dollar sign in the name (e.g. MSSQL$TOLLCONNECT) but am so far unable to work out how to pass that name along without it being Nagios ...
3
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2answers
288 views

How do I discover locally installed printers on all computers

I need to create a list of computers on the network that will also tell me what printers are installed on each machine. I would then need to further filter only those that are Local drivers, and ...