Continuous collection and analysis of some type of data is termed monitoring. For example, logging the total free space on a disk. A common administration and troubleshooting tool.

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What is slowing down my computer during gaming?

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 with Nvidia Quadro NVS 3100M and Windows 10 installed. I've been regulary playing Counter Strike Source for past 1 year without a problem. But for past month or so, ...
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How to monitor my connection continuity within 24 hours

I have a bad ISP, and my internet cuts off for like 10 seconds every 2 hours or so and return. According to my ISP it's fixed, but they've been saying that for weeks now. My question is, is there a ...
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Debian: email notification when java app is down

I have dedicated server and many launched screen sessions. And sometimes apps in this screen sessions are going down (java apps). I can't always monitor this so I want to receive a email notification ...
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FreeBSD - HDD Temp in collectd (or graphite, influxDB, …)

Is there a good way to log SMART values, like HDD temperature, with collectd? I only found collectd-exec plugin solutions, which use smartctl with extra sudo config.
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How to monitor CPU-GPU temperature and load in Windows 10?

I am used to monitor system's characteristics by lm-sensors hddtemp psensor in Ubuntu Linux. I would like to get a similar monitoring setting as psensor in Windows 10 Enterprise. My processor is ...
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Monitor Linux per-runtime swap statistics

I've recently upgraded a low-end notebook from HDD to SSD, and, since there's only 700MB of RAM and no option of upgrading, I need to use that SSD as a swap drive, too. Since SSDs have a limited ...
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Monitor and cleanup machines on network

I am working on a large network with lots of windows desktop and server VMs. From time to time these are running low on disk space. I am therefore looking at a solution that can automatically clean-up ...
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How to monitored Network Printers and dedicated printers?

Im using a some network printers. there around 10 network printers around me. Some printers are shared through the Print Server and some printers are Dedicated. Im trying a solution for Monitor ...
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What is a cache flush, and how do you explain this TCPdump pattern?

I ran TCPdump a few times on my home network and found a lot of packets that were marked (Cache Flush), seemingly originating with my sister's laptop. I can't see any HTTP or HTTPS packets during the ...
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Restrict/limit/monitor devices on WiFi network

I am not really sure where the best place to post this is so apologies if it isn't a good fit here. I am trying to find a way to do any of the following:- Limit WiFi for specific devices on a WiFi ...
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Can I create performance counters, keep them running and periodically see the data without stopping the counter?

It might be quite a stupid question, but I seem to be unable to solve some simple monitoring need: A machine has a performance counter setup (those perfmon.exe thing from windows) that logs ...
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HPOM agent architecture

I need to understand what are the different components and processes that assemble a HPOM agent, and what are the relationships between those components. For example: How does ovcd control other ...
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Turn Netgear FS108P into a hub

I have a PoE device that I power over a Netgear FS108P 10/100 switch. The PoE device communicates with a server and I need to debug the communication between the device and the server. I am running ...
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How to make a reliable “dead man's switch” for an automated process?

Case in point: backups of my server. I want to know if backups fail. Typically I get an email if something goes wrong. Unfortunately (and this has happened), there are plenty of reasons that the error ...
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How to monitor which files lots of data is being written to on Linux?

I can monitor I/O with tools such as iotop. It allows me to identify which processes do how much I/O. Now I'd like to know which files those processes write all that data to. How would I do that? ...
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capture incoming telnet requests all the time using tcpdump

I want to check if I get any incoming telnet request. After doing google, I found out that tcpdump can be used for this purpose. This is the tcpdump command I would use. $ tcpdump -i wlan0 -w ...
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Setting up icinga2 to allow API access

I'm looking to access the monitoring data in icinga2 via a RESTful API, from another server. I've got these package versions installed on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS: icinga2 2.3.11-1~ppa1~trusty1 ...
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Home firewall with application monitoring [closed]

I'm looking for a way of monitoring http at application level at home. As such I don't want anything hugely complex or expensive - just a way of looking at, say, Facebook usage by device. Any ...
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How best to check connectivity of web server to database?

Our IT admin is asking for an api endpoint in our web application to use as a health check. The logic in the api should perform any simple database query to ensure that the web server can connect to ...
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How can I view my recent device activity?

A little while ago, I went on a 2 1/2 hour bike ride, and when I got back, I noticed that a few applications had been opened on my laptop, that I had not left open when I left. There were a few people ...
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How to automatically restart MySQL and MongoDB when being unresponsive?

I’m running a simple development server (Ubuntu) on which MySQL and MongoDB sometimes crash. I always restart them with sudo service mysql restart. Although I know I need to investigate why they ...
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Can TOR prevent my ISP from seeing what I download? [duplicate]

Having issues with my ISP monitoring my activity and blocking my internet access when they see something they don't like. Can I utilize TOR to prevent this monitoring with out tipping off my ISP to my ...
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How can I allow two applications access to the same serial port

I need two application to run on the same serial port (/dev/ttyUSB0). One is a read-only monitor, while the other is an application that will read the data on the serial port and respond back. How ...
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ntop - Expand column display

I'm using ntop to analyse our netflow data. The problem is that our hostnames are quite long and ntop automatically shortened them by "..." characters. Could someone please help me with this, I ...
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Monitoring users logon behavior in Linux

May I know that how can I monitor the logon behavior of the users using log files? Based on the log files,how can I introduce activity reports for the users for a certain time to display less active ...
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How to install a network hub to monitor Internet usage bandwidth for each device

bought a networking hub 100base tx so i would like to monitor internet bandwidth consumption for each IP,who is eating my bandwidth. scenario is ISP----Router-----switches----- computers. where to ...
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How to set up a NIC to sniff data passively if only pins 1 and 2 of the network cable are connected

I have a passive network tap that I have put between two hosts. The cabling scheme of the tap looks like this: The tap is connecting only two pins (one twisted pair) to each of the two network ...
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bash: monitoring which files are used by a process in real time

Is there any command to track what files are opened / closed / written by program with given PID in real time? I want to: run a program, enable program file operations monitoring, do some stuff in ...
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wlan0mon instead of mon0 after applying airmon-ng in kali

I use Kali Linux and since two days ago it behaves weird when I switch my network adapter to monitoring mode. the command is : airmon-ng start wlan0 When you get an IP, it should be mon0 but ...
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user permissions with icingaweb2 (with SSO authentication)

We're curently setting up Icinga2 and Icingaweb2 as our global monitoring. To authenticate the users, we use an Apache module (Single Sign On) which let only allowed users to access the web ui. ...
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Wireshark 1.99 monitor mode?

Relatively new to Wireshark, running 1.99.7 on a MacBook Pro (2015), OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. I have no problem with basic capture via wifi, but have been unable to figure out how to turn on monitor ...
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What is the difference between monitoring only one host and cloud?

With the cloud computingtechnology is used very extensively, I am very curious about what is is the difference between monitoring only one host and cloud. For example, I can use top or ps command in ...
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Script to monitor realtime CPU & Bandwidth usage in xen live migration

I need to write a script (bash or python or ??) to perform live migration of a VM in xen, and to simultaneously log and extract the CPU & bandwidth usage of the Domain-0 AND write the output into ...
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How to configure charles to monitor traffic with local server? (osx)

I'm trying to set up charles to monitor traffic with a server that is running locally. I think I got this working before with another server but for some reason it's not working with this one. The ...
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http availability check with Prometheus

I am considering to use Prometheus for Monitoring my systems. The document explains how i can use it for metric monitoring like counters, histograms and summary. But it does not provide any ...
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Portmon - Portmsys.sys not found

I've been wrestling with SysInternals PortMon utility - trying to get it working under Windows 8.1 64-bit. Initially it would not start - it gave "Error 2" and exited, as detailed in this S/O ...
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Monitor amount of data passing through my modem

I am considering switching to an ISP plan that has a limit on monthly data usage. Before I do that I wanted to find out exactly how much I'm using. I've been searching for a way to do that and I'm ...
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Nagios Admin User account

I would like to know my nagiosadmin password. I have already forgotton my password but i am the root user of my ubuntu os. Is it safe to sudo htpasswd /etc/nagios3/htpasswd.users nagiosadmin and key ...
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How can I intercept what process is calling Chrome? [duplicate]

I've got some adware and it opens a URL. Let's call it "ads". I tried to troubleshoot with different anti-spyware but it was ineffective. I want to intercept ANY call to Chrome which is opening the ...
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Where do port knocking services listen for incoming knocks?

I'm trying to understand how a port-knocking daemon is able to monitor for knocks, independent of the firewall rules (e.g. accept/drop/reject packets). I've installed knockd, which listens for lets ...
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How do I Monitor Outlook Shared folder & auto generate a report

I have a shared folder. Multiple users work on the emails in the shared folder by making categories like "Under Progress" or "Done" or "Request Additional Information", as & when new emails come ...
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How to add a trigger in zabbix that inform me that other triggers are set to unknow?

I am recently trying to add a trigger in zabbix that inform me that other triggers are set to unknow. When there is a trigger set to uknown then this trigger will print a issue in "Last 100 issues". ...
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Installing snort on my network

My network currently looks like this: ISP (internet) -> Ubiquiti USG (gateway) -> Ubiquiti USW (switch) -> Devices I want to install snort to monitor my network traffic. I was told I can install a ...
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Why does a radio stream not appear on a packet monitoring tool?

I am currently trying to find the URL to the audio stream for a webradio that only provides a flash player, that I would like to use with MusicBee's radio player. After using Wireshark to monitor my ...
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Mystery Pop-up Window [closed]

Roughly once every day or two, a pop-up window appears on my computer. It disappears in a tiny fraction of a second, impossible to discern where it is coming from. Any suggestions about how to catch ...
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How to monitor bandwidth usage per process [closed]

I recently installed vnstat on my DigitalOcean Droplet (Ubuntu). After about a month I decided to check out the log and to my surprise saw "huge" amounts of bandwidth going in and out of the server. ...
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Monitor SSD read/write activity on Windows

I read on http://www.outsidethebox.ms/why-windows-8-defragments-your-ssd-and-how-you-can-avoid-this/ that windows scheduled defragmentation may accidentally defragment the SSD drives because of a ...
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How to do record all programs activity on a PC and CPU/network/traffic usage on windows 7?

I would like to analyze all activities on my Win7 PC, of any programs. I speak about CPU and memory usage, Network/Internet traffic consumption, but on daily basis. How can i record that activities ...
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AMD processor families and models

I want to use hardware performance monitors on my AMD Opteron 6376 processor. Unfortunately, AMD has many manuals and I can't figure out which one I need from this (partial) list: ...
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Automatically log folder changes

I have a dropbox folder on my windows desktop in which I frequently add photos to and rename them, it is a bit tedious to try and remember what photos I've recently added, so is there some way that I ...