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How to trigger a condition alert like an if else statement in solarwinds

I'm a little confuse on how to deal with the alerts using Solarwind's trigger condition. I want everything to be optimized well in alerting us, what I want to happen is 1. IF the router is DOWN it ...
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Disabling email for Prometheus Alertmanager based on severity

We are monitoring a HPC computing cluster using a combination of Prometheus, Alertmanager and Grafana. On our machines, things like SWAP memory filling up to essentially the limit happen frequently, ...
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Windows Defender for Antivirus - Customize Text Notification

Config Manager and client alerts We like to change the wording in the notifications for Windows Defender for Antivirus. Not sure this is possible. First area - Client, Change the wording on the local ...
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VM Instance - Create CPU Usage alert for specific users

I'm working on a project where alerts are received each time a VM Instance CPU usage surpasses a certain limit. However, all alerts are transmitted to the whole team. My goal is: Manage alerts as for ...
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Grafana alert Messages Template Variables not resolved

I have the following Query to determine Filesystem quotas in % 100.0 - 100 * ((node_filesystem_avail_bytes{mountpoint="/var"} / 1024 / 1024 ) / (node_filesystem_size_bytes{mountpoint="/...
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Office365 Alert Policy for emails with matching header

Is it possible to configure an alert policy in Office365 that would trigger if an email was received that contained a specific header and value pair? I cannot find anything that indicates this is ...
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how to send alert on the same incident using logs-based metrics

On GCP we have created various logs-based metric where we basically are looking for log entries with some keywords like 'error', 'warning' etc... We also created alerts based on those metrics. Most of ...
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Website Monitoring of Tor Onion Services [closed]

How can I monitor the uptime of my website's tor hidden service endpoint so I get an immediate notification if it goes offline? Bonus points for fancy monthly/yearly uptime reports. I'd like to make ...
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Weekly automated check to see if a script is still present in a homepage

I work with several hotels that installed a script (unique for each) in their website to add some tools offered by my company. Sometimes they change their home page or their booking engine without ...
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Two Factor Monitoring for ETLs

This name, similar to the 2FA security schema comes from a scenario in which I want to be sure periodically that certain ETL triggers are in place. Not only I want to monitor whether certain ...
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Is the temperature differential in my server room to large under heavy load

I have two temperature readings for my server room one measures the ambient temperature the other measures the exhaust for a server cluster. I have noticed recently that the difference between these ...
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How do I configure Prometheus for aggregated metrics?

I have five related questions around the configuration of Prometheus for aggregated metric reception. There are some invariants in my system: Python server code that needs to be instrumented ...
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New Relic lambda alert not firing

We are using the out-of-the-box AWS integration for New Relic. We have an alert whose Critical Threshold is firing on lambda errors, but the alert is not sending to the alert channels.
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Azure Monitor Alert for Windows Services

Is it possible to add an Azure Monitor Alert for Windows Services running on Cloud Services? We have a web app running on Cloud Services depending on a service we installed on the instance VM, we ...
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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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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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