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Using CloudWatch to monitor concurrent users

I'm looking for a good way to monitor concurrent users in my server. The server's got a websocket connection, so it's easy to determine whether a user is connected or not. After looking into ...
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GCP: Way to get "paged" via the GCP Cloud Console Android app?

I'm using GCP and have set up the GCP Cloud Console Android to notify me of errors and alerts. But my phone is on silent/vibrate most of the time and I miss alerts. Is there a way to get the GCP ...
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GCP Monitoring Alerts - Can you take an average across metric attributes?

We're using Bluemedora BindPlane to send on-prem utilization metrics to GCP. In so doing, we're trying to create a GCP monitoring alert that will alert us if the CPU % for a server goes and stays ...
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Email alerts about RAID hard disk errors from HPE ProLiant server with iLO

I am looking for a way to get email alerts about possible RAID hard disk failures from the HPE ProLiant server running the free version of ESXi. Has anyone used iLO successfully for this with the ...
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Blackbox-exporter modules header

How to provide headers in modules in blackbox.yml. module: prober: http http: headers: Authorization : "----" This returns in error parsing config file:yaml: unmarshal errors
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Email alert when private keys read from disk (honeypot, auditd)

I'd like to receive an immediate alert every time something reads the contents of my private key on Debian Linux. How can I do that? I have an RSA private key stored on my server's disk at the ...
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Can Performance Co-Pilot serve as a standalone NMS solution?

I was wondering whether Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) be set up in the way that it has all the features of NMS application, ie. Nagios or Zabbix. I was using it to extract metrics from a host and plot ...
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What are some good patterns for cleaning up noisy logging alerts

In addition to traditional logging from applications going into e.g. Elasticsearch, an organisation may have an alerting system "Sentry" that receives log messages/exception events sent by ...
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Creating custom alerting policies using data streamed to the cloud from a sensor

I was looking for information and help on how to use data acquired from a sensor device and uploaded to my google cloud project as a metric for an alerting policy on Stackdriver Monitoring. Currently ...
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Jenkins build email notification by parsing log

I am using Jenkins to deploy in multiple servers. There are 4 backend servers are running. I have a script called deploy.sh in each server. At the time of deployment, Jenkins create a ssh session and ...
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Is there possibility in Prometheus alerts calculate another alert status?

I want to make an ALERT with IF that contains expression that depends on another alert status. Is that ever possible somehow? I know about alert inhibition with alermanager but I need not to firing ...
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Supermicro SYS-5019S-M and IPMI temperature threshold

I have a Supermicro SYS-5019S-M server configured to send an SMTP alert (an email) when IPMI detects that temperatures exceed some defined threshold. However it seems that, for some component at ...
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Set Nagios to alert if a threshold is exceeded over time?

I have a server with a memory value that I want to monitor. If the value is over a certain amount over the course of an hour, I'd like to have an alert sent, but until then I'd like to have it ignore ...
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Sending alert emails from a bunch of servers to G Suite

We have a always changing infrastructure (DigitalOcean droplets and AWS EC2 instances that are created and deleted). We use Ansible to bootstrap VMs and to install netdata on each VM. The goal is to ...
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Monitoring and alerting tools for small businesses in 2016 [closed]

This is a kind-of-recurring question, yet the closest one I could find was asked 7 years ago, which was pretty much a different time. I run a small business and we host multiple small-to-medium ...
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Methods for monitoring and alerting data issues when dealing with complex dependencies

In this hypothetical example, we have a data flow across multiple engineering teams in an ecommerce company. These teams deliver services, produce data, and consume data at different points of the ...
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How do I silence load alerts?

Within the large set of files that comprise our Nagios server, is service check for load: define service{ use generic-service name ...
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Is there a way to setup alerts for a failed DFS topology connection?

I have a large DFS structure setup between multiple remote sites and multiple hub servers in a full mesh topology. Each remote site has its own namespace or namespaces and replication group. I have an ...
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How To Monitor And Alert For KVM Hypervisors

We have an environment where we are currently monitoring ~50 VM hosts running esxi. We easily get alerts for hardware events and exceeding performance thresholds via vcenter. We're planning on ...
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SCCM 2012: Is it possible to create an alert for when a site or component logs a critical message?

I'm investigating some issues on my SCCM2012 single site installation, and am heavily relying on the 'site status' and 'component status' to tell me what's wrong. I've configured the site server to be ...
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How can i set up email alerts for disk failures on a windows server 2012 box?

I have a windows 2012 server with 3 storage spaces set up, each containing a mirrored pair of 2TB drives. What is the best way to set up alerting so that i receive an alert when a physical disk fails?...
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How can I replace email alerts for system events with something more scalable?

I have a number of systems and services that send email alerts when some sort of event takes place. This works fine for a small number of systems but as the number of alerts grows the important ...
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AWS CloudWatch Dashboard for Large Screen Display with Alerting

Does anyone know of a good solution that provides a monitoring and alerting Dashboard for Amazon Web Servics (AWS) CloudWatch service which can used on large screen displays? The system should use ...
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Need an alerting system if my cloning script fails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to repeatedly call rsync until files are sucessfully transferred I've configured a nightly rsync to mirror one server to a standby offsite backup server. The total ...
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Filter Zenoss Alerting Rules for certain Data Source only (or certain Data sources active only at a given time)

We're working to monitor a couple of services with Zenoss over SNMP and have implemented the SNMP part. We have configured data sources (to various OIDs) and thresholds for these values and hosts to ...
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How can I be notified when the limit of a cgroup is hit?

I want to use cgroups to limit resources in linux http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cgroups How can I be notified when a limit if hit. For example if I limit a process to 2 gigs or ram how will I know ...
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How do I handle post-mortems/incident reporting with Nagios?

I just started using Nagios and I like that my team can acknowledge problems, but I haven't yet found a way to log the solutions that are used to correct the problems. Is there a tool that logs ...
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Freeform monitoring tools [closed]

Can you suggest some sort of freeform monitoring tool? I have been trying Graphite, which allows you to add any metrics you like, and graph them on the spot. You don't have to define a new host, ...
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XEN Server - can it send RAID warnings or errors?

I have XEN Server installed and running several VM's on a newer dell server with hardware raid. My concern is what happens if one of the drives fails? Can XEN server be configured to receive that ...
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Monitoring whether Google Apps email address is reachable

Backstory: I bungled things a bit the other day, and inadvertantly deleted the DNS overrides for my domain including the MX records that point to Google Apps, causing 2 days of lost emails. What I ...
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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, ...
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Send sql server job alert only when a query has rows to return

I have a query that checks if we've made sales of a particular stock item select * from merchand_history where stock_code = 'zzz007' and create_timestamp >= getdate() order by create_timestamp ...
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Computer controlled winch

It was a long time coming but I've just had AC installed in my server room. I've also purchased a MiniGoose II from ITWatchDogs which I can't say enough about. So I'm covered by cooling, and I'll be ...
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What's the best solution for datacenter modem dialling?

We have some physical servers that we cannot virtualise because they are connected to analog modems for alert paging. We need to retain this functionality, but virtualise the servers and reduce the ...
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Reconnoiter - Anyone using it?

Reconnoiter is a new tool in the world of monitoring. It is not only a trending tool but also an alerting/fault detection one. IMHO, I reckon that it's in the trending capacities that Reconnoiter has ...
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Windows Server Login Alert Tools

I am concerned that one of our servers is being abused for a few various reasons. Is there a tool that can send an email when ever a user logons onto the server? I would like to get an email with as ...
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Windows Event Log - email notification

Is there an easy way to send an email when a particular severity of event from a particular service hits the Windows server event log? This is on Windows Server 2003, if it makes a difference. n.b. ...