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Why the 'uptime' command showing the load output faster than the 'w' command

Why the 'uptime' command showing the load output faster than the 'w' command. I am unable to use the 'w' command in high load environment but the 'uptime' shows the results more faster..
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How to get the last boot up time of a remote windows server to which you do not have access?

Is it possible to get the LastBootUpTime of a remote machine (running Windows) if you have not been granted access to that server; though the server is on the same network, and same domain as the ...
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Partial uptime servers

Is there a server management scheme with intentional partial uptime? I mean, a server that automatically sleeps at night? Or a server that wakes on every other hour (using hardware, not cron jobs) to ...
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Which URL is consired as Valid ,while checking for Broken Links

I have bunch of URLs and im trying to check if these URLs are Valid(Errors like 404 etc).In such a scenario what URLs are considered as Valid? Example Scenarios The server responds with some HTTP ...
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Azure linux uptime -s increasing

Do you know why uptime -s increasing in Azure platform? hostname@ubuntu:~$ date Thu Jan 4 15:00:04 CET 2018 hostname@ubuntu:~$ uptime -s 2018-01-01 00:52:15 After 10 minutes: hostname@ubuntu:~$ ...
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External monitoring shows outage in multiple regions & service types. Azure shows no outage

I'm using a service called Monitis to monitor the uptime of some of my web-based resources. Basically, it pings my resources from three geographic locations (West US, East US, and Mid US) and raises ...
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Can linux uptime value be trusted to pinpoint time of outage?

I have 2 servers, one is reporting uptime of 9 hours, the other 7 hours. I have no other monitoring system in place. My "hosting" provider says it was a single power spike event that rebooted both and ...
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Website not up in other countries [closed]

I have a website in Canada and according to https://www.uptrends.com/tools/uptime tests, my website is offline in 7 major European check points. It is live in Canada and working fine but when I travel ...
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How to deploy changes to a production website while not taking the website down for a fraction of a second?

I use Git to manage the development cycle of my web application, and for changes where a git pull is enough and no changes needed, I just naturally keep the site up and git pull the changes. But I'm ...
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Monitoring server uptime with telegraf / grafana on windows

I'm aware that there are countless solutions for monitoring uptime on windows servers but I want to specifically ask about Influx's server agent, telegraf. We currently have a nice influxdb/grafana/...
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uptime command gives weird results in a docker image

If I run a docker image and call uptime, I always get a longer value than the real one. docker run -it 1d2dfb3a35ab root@7efb3e947f73:/# uptime 23:41:57 up 16 min, 0 users, load average: 0.06, 0....
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Uptime for individual service

I am running multiple unicorn processes on my production server. Now I want to check the individual service uptime of my services. For instance if any unicorn process restart automatically, it should ...
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With Ubuntu livepatch and unattended-upgrades is it possible to run a server fully patched without restarting the server or services or logging in?

A few weeks ago Canonical started offering livepatching for kernel updates without needing to reboot the server ( http://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/10/20/live-kernel-patching-from-canonical-now-...
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Recommend monitoring service with public REST API and SMS alerts? [closed]

I need to monitor my service for uptime. My service can only do push notifications of it's status. Meaning, I can report to some 3rd party that I'm alive and well, but it cannot act as a server by ...
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How can I quickly quickly see a readable mysql uptime?

I'd like to quickly get uptime for mysql in a useful way, not just dump the seconds from GLOBAL STATUS and then do some math. Is there a way to accomplish this on Linux?
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How do I move a server to a new power source without powering it off?

I have a server that has a single power supply that it is plugged into the wall. I want to transfer the server over to a UPS power supply for redundancy but do now want to power off the server for ...
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linux + uptime how to know the reboot date?

as all know with uptime we can capture the days that machine is up # uptime 12:08:19 up 93 days, 14:12, 1 user, load average: 0.38, 0.36, 0.40 what we actually need is to know the date of the ...
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Configure vSphere uptime alert for linux servers

I was wondering if there's any way to configure a vSphere uptime alert for a linux server. For example, when the server has 168 hours of uptime we want an alert to generate indicating this fact. I've ...
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Simple uptime monitor for small remote network [closed]

Our company has about 15 small stores with two Windows 7 PCs (and two VoIP phones) at each location behind a SonicWall SOHO. We use various business grade cable and fiber ISPs at each location. ...
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Making HAProxy Pass a Host Name in HTTPCHECK

I am trying to perform HTTP Checks in HAProxy with a specific host name. Here is a snippet from my backend configuration: option httpchk HEAD / HTTP/1.1\r\nHost: example.com http-check expect ...
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In terms of stability, who beats whom? VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

basically I am asking because I am wondering if dedicated servers are really more stable than VPS? I read here: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/difference-between-shared-vps-dedicated-...
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if you have your entire infra on Amazon VPC, what kind of uptime guarantee is a safe committment? [closed]

We are a small startup trying to cater to our first customer. At the moment, the entire h/w setup is on amazon cloud (will be moving shortly to VPC). I have to give an estimate to the customer, on ...
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How is uptime tracked in UNIX?

I'm asking because I recently restored a system from a backup using NetBackup and uptime now reports that the system has only been up since the restore finished, despite the fact that it has been ...
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Why is stack driver unable to find the test results for my uptime check

I just setup an uptime check on StackDriver. Next to the check, however, I have a series of black circles. When I hover over each of them I receive the message Unable to find check results. I setup ...
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nginx sending 499 response to uptimerobot?

I woke up this morning to a notification from uptimerobot that a site was down. I checked it myself, and it was not. I ssh'd in and checked the server logs, and while normal requests were being dealt ...
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Debian Server Keeps Restarting Unexpectedly

My laboratory' server with Debian-Wheezy-7.8-Stable keeps restarting few times after some hours of uptime without any notification. This server is set up for considerably high load numerical ...
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Display uptimes on Zabbix screens

I'm struggling to find a proper way to display uptimes on a Zabbix screen. I have a screen displaying information about each running services health: CPU and memory consumption, and I would like to ...
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Update Docker container without downtime

Let's say I have a Docker container with a web server (like Apache 2). Now I want to update the OS under it. This SF answer says the best way is to rebuild the base image and my Apache image. But ...
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Maintaining uptime on heroku

I'm sure this been asked many times before, but I can't find any previous questions here. We had an outage on our Heroku applications the EU last night. What techniques or strategies can we use to ...
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Strange overload on apache2 web server [closed]

I recently inherited a web server setup from another developer. Its basically the following: 2 web servers running apache 2 2 load balancers running nginx 2 database servers running MySQL Every week ...
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apache httpd restarts every 24 hours

I have an Apache/2.2.22 (Linux/SUSE) and it automatically restarts every day at the same time. I have no cron jobs configured to do that on any user. I started collecting minutelly snapshots of the ...
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Load average 1.00 while top seems to show the server as idle

My server is not responding to HTTP requests, and it took me a long time before being able to log in with SSH; it all looks like the server is overloaded and on its knees. It already did that a few ...
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How can I find out the very first time linux machine start up? [duplicate]

When we use uptime, it only shown us the up-time of ours machine since it started from the last time it turning on/shutdown/reboot. But, what if I want to get the time when our machine started from ...
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Diagnose why server went down

I have a couple of Asp.Net web apps running a Windows Server 2008 R2 VPS. We have been using this VPS for years. Since the last few months, we have had our apps go down for 30-45 mins. This doesn't ...
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monit displays false number from my uptime script

I've wrote a script for fetch real uptime and display in monit. But I think it displays just exit error status. My uptime script is: #!/bin/sh uptime=`uptime | awk -F " " '{print $3}'` echo $uptime ...
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Server Load very high despite CPU usage being low

When I run the top command I get this top - 23:20:50 up 1:25, 1 user, load average: 11.02, 11.20, 10.41 Tasks: 262 total, 3 running, 258 sleeping, 1 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 75.6%us, 6.1%...
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How can you tell if a server is down?

Let's say I am getting no connection to a website over http, ie. "Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to x" returns in a browser. What steps can I take to determine if the server is completely ...
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Command / Method to find the up-time of SSH server daemon & Nginx

I am looking for a method / Linux command to get the up-time of the open-ssh server and Nginx server running on my Ubuntu system. I want to know the up-time for calculating some internal statistics. I ...
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How to verify promised uptime before hiring a server?

I've been bitten by this too many times. You find a well known hosting provider, read comparative reviews (and pass by on any company that has influence in those review), they promise 99.99% uptime, ...
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DNS no longer works after server reboot [closed]

Strangely enough, when I reboot my Ubuntu 12.04 server, the DNS no longer works, which makes the domain unavailable to access to my site. Normally the DNS should be working after a reboot, but this ...
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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 ...
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How does Heartbeat determine when to switch to the secondary? Can you force it to switch?

I've been trying to understand exactly how Heartbeat works - I understand how when one server dies, it switches to the backup. But, for me, it also switches when the primary has a large increase in ...
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Is there a locally hosted service (similar to Pingdom) for monitoring uptime/response time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? I'm looking for something to monitor intranet apps and internal web services, and provide logs of historical response times, ...
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What is the most stable AWS EC2 region? [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone has compiled any stats about which region in AWS has experienced the fewest outages, and/or has the best uptime percentage? From my very anecdotal experience US-East-1 (the ...
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Considering no website/service is 100% up, how do systems measure web downtime with precision?

I think the title speaks for itself. But, to give an example: In a recent post, 37 signals show it's real downtime and compares with other web services. They get very few down time and probably most ...
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How to protect power strips from accidental shut-offs/“cleaning lady” attack?

Are there any power strips or products designed to defend against a "cleaning lady" attack (cleaning crew is vacuuming the floor and bumps the power strip switch, turning off all the connected ...
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Is there a pingdom-like service that has hosts in Asia and South America [closed]

I am looking for a remote monitoring service, similar to pingdom, that has more global reach. Right now pingdom only has coverage for North America and Europe. Does anyone know of a competing service ...
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Do these server uptime 'pinging' services really do anything special?

Other than pinging a particular endpoint like to see if my website server is returning, do these server monitoring (ping) type services offer anything else? I'm just thinking it is cheaper to get a ...
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Fake Server Uptime (Linux/Windows) [closed]

Is it possible to fake the server uptime in any way (throttling the time).?(Linux/Windows). I guess it will cause serious troubles, still just wondering. -Cheers
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Check status of links to pages posted on my site

When people post links on my site, I kinda want to just make sure that the website they link to is active and not dead. How can I check this? I was thinking to use meta data or title but I don't ...