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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Simple monitoring of home-server [closed]

I'm in the process of setting up a small home server running Debian Jessie on a ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 nano with the following services: samba cups sane zfs-fuse ssh git server I'm looking for an easy ...
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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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Monitor Storm topologies with Monit

I'm trying to find a way to monitor storm topology processes on our supervisor machines with the help of Monit. I was wondering if someone has managed to do so, or if there's a recommended ...
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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 ...
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How to know if your pc is being monitored by employer?

I know in big cooperation they can monitor our computer at anytime. But as users how do we know that we are being monitored or not. Is there any way of knowing it? Does the icons show below shows any ...
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Cpu Temp, Inconsistent Results

I've just built my first PC last night and probably messed up the heatsink application, so I have been monitoring closely and now seeking for advise. I was told that it should be max at 40 C at idle ...
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Monitoring network usage across different devices on lan [duplicate]

My internet connection has come with an upper limit on the usage after which it throttles the speed. They have provided me with a portal where they update my internet usage everyday but I have a ...
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How can I see the amount of memory a process is using and not just has allocated?

I am looking for a way to determine the memory a process is really using (not just having allocated). Looking at procmon.exe or vmmap.exe the relevant values are: Private bytes All memory allocated. ...
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How to determine which process is eating up your bandwidth on Windows over the long term?

I found a couple of software solutions for this already like Cucusoft Netguard and using the Resource Monitor's network tab (resmon) in Windows. These programs are similar to nethogs on Linux. But ...
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Twitter alerts for keyword volume per hour

My company has a twitter account that normally gets 10-20 mentions per day. If I start getting 30+ mentions in a day, I know that something in my application is broken. How can I set up a monitoring ...
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Merge applications in NewRelic

Is there any way to merge two applications (under the same account) in New Relic? We have an application which has NewRelic monitoring enabled. The monitor's showing as multiple applications ...
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Monitoring a log file and send a notification (mail) when string is triggered

I want a nofitication (email) when the user-foobar is triggerd in the apache log like this 10.10.55.171 - userfoobar [21/Nov/2014:12:06:01 +0100] "GET /download/2719/test.jpg HTTP/1.1" 200 ...
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“Anonymous logon” happen once in a while on my machine

There is some random "Anonymous logon" session happening once in a while from 3 machines in our company, 3 machines on around 1000. I have a windows 7 enterprise 64 bits edition. I have all updates ...
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monitor service and restart if stop using icinga

I am using icinga to monitor services in my system. It will give stats and reports regarding services. I want to know that, is there any way to ask icinga to restart service if it stops. For example, ...
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Receive email alert when someone I follow on Twitter posts specific keyword

I would like to receive an email alert(within 24hours would be fine but hourly would be better), when someone I follow on twitter posts a specific keyword. That keyword is "sale" so it is very ...
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WMI issue: User credentials cannot be used for local connections

We are using Directory Monitor from DEVenterprise.net to monitor remote file and directory changes. Recently it stopped working. We receive a WMI error stating that the credentials cannot be used for ...
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Find which process uses on average the most CPU, Memory and IO on Windows 7

I'd like a way to monitor processes on Windows 7 for average CPU, Memory and IO since last boot. I would love it if it was a nice UI friendly tool that could sort processes by Average CPU, Average ...
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run a script when an application is open in OSX

I want to be able to know when an application is open sot hat i could run a bash script in osx. How to monitor for open applications? say for example I open chrome browser then i want to run a bash ...
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Ram and CPU bar like Ubutuntu 10 for Windows

Anyone knows these little graphs wich shows the load of the Ram and any single core. I love these because they are so smart! Gadgets are cool but not very smart because I have to switch to the Desktop ...
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Unable to see storage devices on Resource Monitor

I have a small problem after fixing some sync issues with my SSDs. It seems that I am unable to see storage devices on "Storage" on Resource Monitor's Disk tab. I can only see the consolidated Disk ...
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memory usage at 100%, more than 10gb

I currently have some problems with my PC (Win7 x64). Every so often, my PC totaly freezes for some seconds / minutes and then sloly comes back to life. I've noticed the RAM usage could be the ...
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track and monitor package or exceuted file activity?

how to track all activity when run a executed file such as aptana studio or php storm? more explain for example many software hide they user registred information to the special file, and when ...
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Windows randomly downloads 1.5 Gb - how can I pinpoint the process responsible?

I often use a tool called 'BitMeter' to keep track of my computer's data usage (Windows 8). Very recently, I have checked the tool to find that my computer downloaded approximately 1.5 Gb of data. ...
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How to prevent SafeConnect from repeatedly accessing disk

When I run Impulse Point's SafeConnect on a Mac then when I monitor filesystem activity with fswatch I notice that SafeConnect is repeatedly accessing ...
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NagVis: Cannot load map because of error

So, I have a NagVis map that I've been working on, and I've come across a very large problem. I was adding some text boxes in the map to label icons and eventually got an error The attribute "text" ...
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Monitoring Wireless modem without wired network

I have a wireless modem in home and home devices are not wired. Is it possible to find out how much is traffic is sent/received by each device? (preferably based on MAC ID)
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How to use the Suricata IDS to monitor the entire network?

I have the following 3 PCs connected to a router via Ethernet: PC1 – 192.168.1.101 (Linux Ubuntu) PC2 – 192.168.1.100 (Windows) PC3 – 192.168.1.1 (Windows) All PCs can ping each other. PC1 has ...
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Monitoring what changes a program do on the files

I've installed a program and I want to know it has access to which files,dll,etc when I run it, and also I want to know what changes has been done on those files. Is there any way to do that? tnx in ...
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How to get current bandwidth usage from command line using built-in Linux tools?

I'm looking for a good way to get the current total bandwidth usage on a linux machine. I’ve tried iftop, nethogs, but they don’t show real bandwidth usage compared to system monitor; they don’t suit ...
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Online service to execute Ruby scripts

I am investigating the possibility to start a backup up server remotely in case the main server fails. The idea is: Amazon Route 53 monitors the main server The server fails, which triggers an alarm ...
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in windows, launch tasks when a file/directory is modified

In linux/mac, for monitoring the changes in a file or directory, I can use tools like gruntjs, this launch tasks when a file is modified ? exist a similar tool for windows ?
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How to tell which parts of a binary file are changing

Is there a tool I can see to see which parts of the file are being modified? I've seen tools that show me which segments of my hard drive are being accessed, but I want something similar for a single ...
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Why is it only possible to monitor CPU usage, and not GPU usage? [closed]

For some reason I've never been able to monitor the GPU usage on any system I've tried. The best we seem to get is proprietary tools written by 3rd parties or the video card manufacturers themselves, ...
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How can I monitor log files and send “alerts” and “resolves” for my application's health?

I have developed an application that constantly logs error conditions when they occur. Many of the conditions (like network problems) rectify themselves after a short while. How might I use Windows ...
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How to check which application has the clipboard hold?

We are deploying some virtual machines with robots software which performs actions in a browser, and we are having trouble with some of them when accessing the clipboard for read or write. They show a ...
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How to keep a log of all urls browsed by means of programming?

I know a lot of keyloggers and kids monitoring agents out there. My question is how do I simply get to hold the list of urls the user browsed using that particular browser by means of programming? I ...
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Is there a system monitoring tool that lets me write complex queries against the data? [closed]

I am looking for a system stat collection tool that will let me write queries against the data collected. I am planning to answer questions like: what is the average load, over the last 30 days, on ...
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Which SMART settings to watch for in SpeedFan?

Unless there's a better solution, I'd like to use SpeedFan to watch hard disks on a host. However, it offers quite a lot of settings in its Configure > Events > If section, such as Raw Read Error ...
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What is the best order of item fields in for different group with various template zabbix?

In my company, we have about 30 servers which i monitor them by zabbix. Some of them are Windows base OS and some others are Linux (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) OS base. Basically i create a Template, ...