For questions about monitoring computer activity. Questions about recording external human activity, use a tag such as [time-management]

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
23 views

Way to monitor, detect & Get Notified when files disappear? Windows

There is an Accounting Program used by some people I know and ever once in a while its "data files" disappear i.e. are either getting deleted/ borked or not saved or something of that nature. They ...
-1
votes
1answer
30 views

Monitor Hardware on Windows

Currently I am getting weird crashs on my machine. They behave like there is a power shortage or something similar. For this I want to monitor my Hardware and espacially write the data to a file since ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Can I monitor the contents of an application's log file with PRTG?

I would like to know if it is possible to monitor the contents of a logfile with PRTG and search for specific strings eg. ERROR, WARNING etc? If so , which sensor would I best use?
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Java GC Monitoring on Linux

On Windowssystems I use jvisualvm to monitor the GC activity of my programs. Are there any similar tools for linux to do so? I acces the server via putty (ssh), so graphical tools are not supported, ...
1
vote
2answers
19 views

Configure SNMP to send messages to two different monitoring platforms

Is it possible to configure snmpd on Ubuntu (via snmpd.conf) to send messages to two different monitoring applications? For example, lets say I have defined a read only community called 'readonly', ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Sensu Remediation : not able to Trigger on Client

I am new to Sensu remediation. I tried to restart process with custom script. Senario: if my http link goes down then I want to manually run the script and start it. I tried remediation on sensu ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Monitor mode disables Wi-fi Connectivity

After going through a lot of blogs and forums, I come to know that TP-LINK TL-WN722N supports Monitor mode for packet sniffing. So, recently, I bought the same and tried Monitor mode with the ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

How do I live monitor on linux what files get accessed created modified and deleted?

How do I monitor from this moment on what files get accessed / modified / created / deleted. (in live mode), similar to fseventer / fslogger?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Linux native GUI dashboard for monitoring

I'm searching for a monitoring dashboard. It could be separate project or part of monitoring suit. I have following requirements: open source native gui application (no web) native language (no ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to monitor a port bandwidth?

How can I monitor a specific port's bandwidth? I'm using squid cache server, and I want to find out how much bandwidth is preserved. using soft wares like DU METER it's not possible to measure that. ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Is it possible to run an application installer in a reversible transaction?

I'd like to run a Windows installer (.exe, .msi) in such a way that I can see precisely what files, registry keys, and anything else it has added/touched/deleted. Preferably have an easy option to ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

iptable flow packets to a VM

I want to create a VM to monitor the packet flow. My server is a Debian-based proxmox. How can I set up iptables so the VM sees all packets, but without changing anything else to the setup? Thanks in ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to find processes which uses the most RAM in last X seconds?

Could you please help me to sort this out? I'm trying to write a bash script which will monitor ram usage (not only ram but cpu and network as well) and show me 3 processes which use the most ram in ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

monitoring all outgoing information

I would like to know the best way to monitor all outgoing information / data on my computer. I have recently set up a small office and need to assure myself that my data is safe. I need to ensure ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

How to Monitor network calls by exes installed on Computer

I want to Monitor websites getting connected by exes installed on my system. I suspect one of the exes I've installed is remotely connecting to some spammy website to send information secretly. Rather ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Monitoring remote server in java

My goal is to create a spring mvc based application that shows the states of a remote server (ram,cpu usage ...) in charts. Is there any java API that makes this doable ? (an API with which i can ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

I need a simple powershell script to send server usage,memory,disk space, I/o metric to graphite from a local machine through http protocol

I',m a beginner. I need a powershell script to send the metric such as cpu usage,disk space, server speed etc to graphite through TCP http
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to monitor file/folder changes made while offline?

We are 4 friends, working on a project. Everyone works separately on a computer (windows), and all the files are stored in a shared network drive in one of the PCs. We want to monitor the changes ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How to set maximum limit to monit alert trigger?

I have monit setup on servers. I am sending out SNS on monit alerts as below. check filesystem "root" with path /dev/xvda1 if space usage > 80% for 10 cycles then exec "/bin/bash -c ...
2
votes
2answers
110 views

Windows Home Server as inline firewall with remote access

I have a DSL modem connected to Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 on a HP ProLiant Microserver N40L. This is connected on one NIC as the "red" line in and named Internet. A 2nd NIC on the HP server, ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

continuous Port Monitoring and logging in Linux VPS

Here I have faced a problem with my ISP. I have a Linux VPS , well configed for my company as a web and mail server. now I am facing the problem! Every time I send Emails from my server the Over ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Monitor disk activity of app in Wine

I have a windows app running with wine. In order to reverse engineer some parts of the app I want to know which files are being opened and read/written. Can wine do this?
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Monitor cpu temperature of a computer in my network [closed]

Is there an easy and free way (By easy, I mean not fiddling around with ip stuff. I have a dynamic IP, otherwise I would have used Remote System Monitor) to remotely monitor the core temperature of a ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

How Can I List Which Processes are Using a Specific Disk in Ubuntu?

How can I list which process(es) are using a specific disk in Linux? I'm trying to track down what is writing to my hard drive, because I'd like to move the process's stuff to my SSD so that my hard ...
-1
votes
1answer
70 views

Are DNS requests from Tor exit nodes a security risk?

I am monitoring network alerts using Security Onion. I have come across an IP, 109.163.234.2, that is a known Tor Relay/Router. It is querying my DNS server for records. Are any bad actors trying to ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

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, ...
1
vote
4answers
86 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

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.
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
184 views

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? ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
30 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
78 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
652 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
159 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
159 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

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 ...