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Verify internal NTP server is sending the correct time?

I have two NTP stratum 3 servers running and wanted to create a simple check that I could tell if either of the servers time drifted and alert that it's not synced properly with the public stratum 2 ...
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How can I force Zabbix to warn about disaster alert after 4 attemps?

I use Zabbix 3.4 and I am trying to configure Zabbix to send an alarm only after 4 attemps. This alarm checks if the HTTP server returns 200 code. I have tried to set up a Web Scenario, but in the ...
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OSSEC rule doesn't generate alert

I've setup monitoring of command output in OSSEC agent conf file (ossec.conf) on Windows Server 2012 R2 - <localfile> <log_format>command</log_format> <command>query ...
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Nagios receives OK passive alerts but still reports “passive check is stale”

I am doing some monitoring on Nagios using passive alerts. I am getting some strange behavior by: passive alerts are being received by Nagios but Nagios insists that the alerts are stale. Here is ...
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Is there a way to include some text into monit's alert message?

I plan to use program check, with it's exit code I can force monit to send alert mail message, ok. But how to include into that message some output produced by checking program? I could modify ...
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Setting Low Disk Space Alerts on Windows Server 2008 for specific partition

Based on this question, I need a similair solution for myself (I used Mark Pettibone's answer), however I want to limit it to only specific partitions. I imagine I have to use something different for ...
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How to configure Nagios to send a SMS alert with a cdma Verizon android phone?

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to send an SMS alert using one of our spare Verizon phones. Since the phones use CDMA, I can't write a script using the AT commands for sending an SMS on ...
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Munin Disk Latency Alerts

I have setup my Munin server and alerts and have tested them aswell. I have set the alerts for disk usage as under: df._dev_mapper_centos_root.warning 90 df._dev_md126p2.warning 90 df._dev_md126p1....
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Munin not sending email alerts

I am new to Linux. I have installed Munin and setup email alerts, but no alerts have been generated. Can you please help me? Here is part of my munin.conf config: contact.sha.command mail -s "Munin ...
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What is the simplest way to setup cron to send emails in ubuntu 16.04? Current approach (detailed in post) is not working

My understanding is that: sSMTP has to be installed and configured MAILTO= has to be added on top of crontab I have setup also installed the following instructions: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index....
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Server still Beeping even after adding New HDD

Here is the case A week ago SuperMicro Server started beeping due to one HDD failure which is part of Raid, This server has Physical Raid Controller .. Now i replaced the faulty HDD with New HDD and ...
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aws billing alerts can not be disabled?

I have a free tier aws account, in Billing preferences. I see in the second option that once enabled cannot be disabled, Why? also there is a new budget. what's the difference to alerts?
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where are the /var/log/messages alert event levels error, warning, failed, etc. stored?

Is there a list of /var/log/messages event level keywords stored in a system file somewhere in CentOS 7 that would show all the possible "strings" to search for when grep'ing through /var/log/messages,...
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Failed to receive Email alerts on HP ILO 4

I have trouble getting email alerts on one of the HP server DL380 Gen9 on windows server2012 R2 We dont have exchange Server in our Environment. I tried enabling ILO AlertMail with my Email address ...
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How can I retrieve XenServer Alerts from SDK/API or CLI

Is there any way to retrieve alerts infomations from xenserver, such as API or CLI. Alerts in XenCenter
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OSSEC alerts without hosting SMTP

I've been searching without a solid solution yet. I need to send OSSEC email alerts from my OSSEC server, but without hosting an SMTP server (postfix, etc). I get rejected by the Google SMTP servers (...
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Possible to use Powershell to detect if an HP server has a bad drive?

I'm trying to use Powershell to detect certain hardware failures. Can Powershell hook into normal HP events/logs/alerts to detect if a drive failed?
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Zabbix flapping detection

TL/DR: Is there flapping detection available in Zabbix ? expanded question: I'm trying to achieve same behaviour in Zabbix alerts as I've seen in Nagios: When monitored service is in unstable state ...
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Monitoring and Alerting for application traffic

Currently I put hourly traffic (total number of input requests) of my website in a MySQL table. I keep data for the last 90 days. I want to check every hour, lets say 6th hour, that whether the ...
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Change OSSEC alert emails “From” header

I'd like to know how to change the name in the "From" header for emails sent by OSSEC. I couldn't find any information about that. Alerts I receive from my server are quite well organized. And OSSEC ...
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Monitoring pacemaker with url trigger external agent

I have a HA setup, which now the only resource configured is Heartbeat with Active/Passive Configuration. Both running Debian 7, 64-bit in the cloud. Now i want to trigger an URL with the information ...
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Logstash, Kibana and email alerts

I am trying to setup email alerts using logstash. Right now it emails me EVERY time the pattern "Error" is parsed into my log file which can lead to a lot of unnecessary emails. I'd like to create a ...
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SecAst: Configuring Email Alerts for Google Apps Account

Requesting assistance with configuring SecAst email alerts to work with Google Apps hosted account (posting here as per request by Generation D)... We have SecAst installed on a system with a new ...
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Alerting on threshold crossing?

We are using logstash + elasticsearch + Kibana to parse, store and view our logs respectively. Now, we want a notification/alert when a threshold for a particular log or threshold for a particular ...
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How do I change the email address that Munin alerts are sending from?

The issue I'm having here is that when I get an alert from Munin, I want it to create a ticket. When the ticket it created, it sends an email back to the email address that Munin sent from each time ...
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Alert on SCOM Monitoring failover

A synopsis of the problem: Sometimes due to problems in the database server SCOM cannot access its DB and hence the monitoring stops. Which results in no alert messages being sent. Is there a way ...
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turn off monit text alerts at night

I have monit running 24/7/365 and sending alerts to an e-mail address and text messages to a phone equally. However I would now like to stop the phone text msgs at night so they don't wake me up. I ...
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HP SNMP Traps signalled every 10 seconds for a NIC

I'm trying to setup SNMP traps on my HP DL160 G6 (Xenserver) to notify me whenever I have issues with the server. Following suggestions from this serverfault post, I've installed the HP SNMP agents ...
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How can I reliably deliver monitoring system alerts?

Like many people, I use a Zabbix system to monitor my servers. If there's a problem with one of my servers, Zabbix will send a message to the email address of my choosing. (Many - most? - monitoring ...
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SMS paging sends a new number every time

We have set up SQL Server to send out alerts when jobs fail. Text messages are sent to 1234567890@txt.ATT.Net, and they show up on our phones. However, the alerts come in from a weird 9-digit number ...
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Reporting tools for auditd [closed]

I need to set up auditing in my environment, specifically file integrity monitoring. I've tried OSSEC, but found it cumbersome. I've since discovered auditd (already installed on my CentOS 6 system) ...
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How to delete alerts/events from RHEV-M 3.2

I can't find a way to clear events/alerts from RHEV-M 3.2. Kindly let me know if any of you know a way to do that. Thanks in advance,
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Monitoring solution for external cheap-ass shared hosting [closed]

Some friends of mine started hosting their first startup's code on an extremely DB-constrained shared hosting with surprisingly good customer support; this means that on a given day, while their DB ...
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Software for RAID Failure Alerts?

I have two 256 GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD disks in a RAID 1 array. I would like to receive a notification if one of the disks in the array fails. Can anybody recommend an application I can install on the ...
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Perfmon Configuration or Alert Utility for CPU usage over period of time.

I'm familiar with general perfmon configuration. However, is there a way to alert when the CPU goes to say 95%, but only if it stays there for over X minutes? If not, does anyone know a free/cheap ...
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How to setup a robocall when your server is down? [closed]

Is there a service that calls you (not just SMS) when your server is down? We're using Pingdom for alerts, but it only alerts by SMS, which we sometimes miss.
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Configurarion of Alert on Windows Server 2003

I'm trying to configure an alert on low space on disk in Windows Server 2003, I already followed this step by step tutorial of microsoft. I try to execute a bat file created by me, located on the home ...
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Monitoring E-Mail Alerts Scalably

Anyone know of a way to monitor e-mail alerts scalably? For many of my on site services I have them e-mail me on success (and failure) of critical tasks. The reason I have it e-mail on success, is ...
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Disk Activity Alert Windows SBS 2003 on Dell PowerEdge 830 with Raid

Background: I have a Dell PowerEdge 830 Server running Windows SB Server 2003. It has 4gbs of RAM and a ATA CERC SATA 6CH controller with 3 160gb drives in a Raid 5 configuration. The Problem I am ...
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Openfire: Granular alerts

Our organization has had an Openfire server up and running for about a year now. So far we have used it for messaging in the I.T. Dept and Alerts to all users. We hit a snag this week when one system ...
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File movement monitoring and alerts

We have applications that integrates to other applications through files exchanging. We needed to be able to be notified on the following situations: Files are accumulating on a certain folder, ...
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How best to monitor and alert on the absence of an event in the logs?

With logs getting captured in syslog-ng, I'd like to be able to automatically monitor the logs and receive an alert if NO log events appear that match a certain criteria. For instance, for a ...
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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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What is vmlinuz and why do I care?

I just got a network alert that I've never seen before, on one of the few Ubuntu boxes that we have: The following monitoring trigger has been fired: /vmlinuz has been changed on server XXXXX: ...
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Monitoring webservice in production environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? We are running a .net webservice and need to periodically test that the services are still up and running. It will be easy ...
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How do I get alerted when a workstation falls back from wired networking to wifi?

I have a bunch of medical-grade all-in-one workstations in use in a high-demand medical environment that spend their lives plugged in to power and wired networking. The systems came with a 30 minute ...
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Potential Bot-Net organizers probing for new machines?

I'm getting a number of exploit attempts from different IP's today. GET /index.php?-dsafe_mode%3dOff+-ddisable_functions%3dNULL+-dallow_url_fopen%3dOn+-dallow_url_include%3dOn+-dauto_prepend_file%...
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ossec email alerts

Just installed ossec and sendmail however can't able to get alerts to my gmail from ossec. I am able to see the alerts on the sendmail localhost, however alerts seem to be not forwarding to gmail.
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How do I realert Scom Monitors?

There's a "rule of monitors" that a user of scom might be aware of. If you have an alert that was generated by a monitor (as opposed to a rule that generates alerts) do not close it and let it close ...
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Alerting on file share access

I am running a users file share on Windows 2008R2. My concern is Domain Admins accessing someone's files they shouldn't. I have turned on advanced auditing and tested the results. I see when ...