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Questions tagged [monitoring]

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

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Need Agent-less monitoring tools for CentOS/Ubuntu [on hold]

My requirement is to configure a Master server which continuously watches the Client-server and notifies us through mail if it goes down. Also, Master and client-server should be agentless. Thanks ...
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I cannot start logstash

I cannot install logstash successfully. 1.I tried to do this sudo /usr/share/logstash/bin/system-install /etc/logstash/startup.options systemd The output is Using provided startup.options file: /...
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Openssl is unable to establish SSL connection, when I try to access a local site through third party tools like wget

I want to monitor the index of a site periodically on our local network out of browsers. I tried to download it by wget in Windows10: > wget --no-check-certificate --no-hsts --content-on-error --...
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Monitoring running processes

Specifically, there's an application I want to fix by understanding what happens to it before it freezes and the terminal only tells me the libraries it's loading. But I'd like to use a tool like this ...
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How to send a shutdown signal in Ubuntu when nvidia-smi returns error?

How to write a script or edit systemd settings to shutdown Ubuntu when it the GPU is down. The This script has to be constantly pinging the availability of the GPU and shutdown the system ...
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Monitoring my computer's energy's usage - is it too low?

My desktop computer is an i3-2100 with 1 DVD drive, 2 HDDs and 2 SSDs connected to it, as well as a CPU fan and a case fan. All of this is connected to my PC via extension cord (i.e. power bank), ...
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What is the difference between Total Physical memory and RAM ?

I believed both terminologies represent same thing however I see different values and makes me wonder is Total Physical Memory = RAM + something ? Total Physical Memory output using- "wmic ...
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Logging Disk utilization in perfmon per application?

So every so often i get an error in win10 where a process is using 100% of disk utilization within task manager. The end-goal is i'd like to create a log for it to track which application/process is ...
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File system Errors monitoring in Zabbix

In zabbix(linux), how can we monitor the file system health, so that we can check for any file system level errors like the one mentioned below happening in some specific disk partition. EXT4-fs ...
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Health check for samba domain controller, which does more than port checking

Usually in a http(s) world an health check would be implemented with a http(s) url check, like curl https://my.host.com/health and this would return a status indicating the health. A Samba Domain ...
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How to monitor an external hard drive for data quality / health

Not knowing anything about hard drives, I am wondering how a cloud service provider monitors their hard drives for problems (data corruption, loss of data, hard drive failure, etc.). Searching google ...
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How can I monitor/record network stability in the background?

I work in a building where the network connection regularly has issues, but the people responsible for the LAN refuse to acknowledge there is a problem, "because nobody else has complained, so it must ...
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Auto restart executable after application crashes [Windows]

Creating a standalone application for a kiosk that must be up and running 24 7. In the rare even the application crashes I need some way to make it auto restart. I'm running Windows 10 on a Nuc. Can ...
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Can Process Monitor detect if a screenshot has been taken?

I've always been amazed about the sheer amount of service ProcMon can provide, but the topic on detecting screenshots being taken in general remains unexplored for me. If the programs I`m using on a ...
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Monitor which process create a file

there are two Linux Servers one is Ubuntu14 and the other is Centos7. when users connect with ssh and work, we found some files like below: I couldn't find any tools to find which process creates it. ...
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How to start VNC on a specified screen location

Im trying to launch multiple RealVNC sessions on specified locations of the screen, basically launching them next to each other so I dont have to put them on the screen one by one all the time. Is ...
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Linux application monitoring tool [closed]

I have a Java application(fat jar) that runs on the Linux Ubuntu instance and fails from time to time. The application has embedded web server and exposes health check URL. I need to implement some ...
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Monitoring multiple google maps accounts

With the new Google Maps pricing, we have moved all of our clients to their own self-managed Billing accounts, with their own Maps Projects and API keys. I would really like a unified dashboard to ...
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How do I monitor the size of a folder (Windows 7)?

I'm looking for a way to monitor the size of a folder (all files and sub folders). If a certain size is reached there should be some kind of message. The message should be displayed after windows ...
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Icinga2 monitoring client is not working

Today one of my VPS crashed so i did a restart. After the restart Icinga2 was not able to run anymore. Systemctl status icinga2.service stays in failed state. Process: 12009 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/...
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How can I specify a refresh rate in glances?

How can I specify a refresh rate in glances? By default, glances refreshes itself every 3 seconds. I tried using glances -t 1 as well as glances --time 1 to lower it to 1 second, but it seems to be ...
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Security implications of using screen-capturing software to monitor a user's activity [closed]

Buried deep within the Privacy Policy of a purely cloud-based financial services business (with no software downloaded to the user's device) is the following statement: "We use screen capturing ...
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send warning on cpu usage with centreon

I would like to create a command notification on centreon that send a warning email on CPU usage greater than 50% for at least 5 minutes. I know that I have to create a command notification, but I ...
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Windows: Log disk useage of a single file/folder

Is there a utility built into Windows that will allow me to monitor the disk usage of a single file/folder? If nothing is built-in, is there a tool I can install to achieve this? For CPU usage of a ...
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Monitor folder and move files automatically [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a batch file or a PowerShell script that can monitor a folder every 'x' minutes and move files in that folder to another folder automatically if the name of the files have a ...
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Long-term (6-8 hour) temperature monitoring for large renders [duplicate]

My question has to do with CPU and GPU overheating. I am starting to do some long animation renders (about 8 hours or so). I don't have any problems with figuring out how to monitor my temperatures. I ...
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Is there any tool to manage hosts in the same local network?

I have a local network with more than 100 windows host connected, I want to have a tool(gui is preferred) which can help me visualize how many hosts currently is alive(ping), and their ip address. ...
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How to measure memory throughput utilization percentage?

To check the amount of disk space used on Windows, opening This PC is enough. To check system-wide disk utilization (how hard the disk is working), one can see it in the Windows 10 Task Manager. To ...
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Fan Speed Sensor Thresholds

I have an older computer and want to monitor my system more closely now to be able to see problems arising. I already made a conky bash script to monitor all my hard drives with 4 color levels so I ...
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Monitoring of folder not working under certain circumstances

I use a powershell script (based on this) to monitor a folder and knowing when a file is created. My script is the following: ### SET FOLDER TO WATCH + FILES TO WATCH + SUBFOLDERS YES/NO $...
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Monitor and Conditionally Act Upon Continuous Output of Command

In bash, I have a command running in screen that is effectively: while true do echo $RANDOM sleep 1 done The output of which is: 12396 19683 31641 ... I'd like to pipe that into something like ...
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How do I get a total of written data by process and by file on a linux system?

I need to collect some data on how much each process on my system writes to a certain disk. I'm only interested in a grand total after say a week. I also need something similar for files. I.e. I'd ...
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Monitor registry changes for sub-program/operation

I have a problem with a program, or rather said with a bought component of this program because it constantly "stops working". So i got the task to find out what that subprogram changes in the ...
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Monitoring DMA Performance in Windows?

Why DMA is not listed in windows performance monitor's available counters? RDMA Activity is already present but not DMA. Is it possible to monitor DMA in windows?
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How to monitor all network activity on a BT HomeHub 5

I would like to be able to see all websites accessed through my home router and which device was used to access them. I have tried to use OpenDNS but BT does not support this. Is there a way I can ...
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Summary web usage of each process

How I can check summary usage web of each process? I don't need summary of week or month etc. Only from start of a application. I would like to open application and application would be counting data ...
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how can I determine which process is creating a new process?

I terminated a process from windows task manager, but it keeps revive. I think some other process is monitoring it alive and relaunch it if it's dead. The revived process has no parent process. Is ...
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SMART parameters monitoring, can Windows 10 do it on its own?

Is there a way in Windows 10 to monitor HDD SMART parameters without relying on external apps? Side question: if not, do you know why? Could it be because of licensing issues?
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wifi watchdog batch file or utility?

I am running an old windows 7 system on wifi that I remotely access to monitor. The problem is that the wifi is unpredictable (due to odd router issues) and I need this system to be online at any ...
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Internet Traffic Monitoring [closed]

I wonder if there is a software that can spy on other applications or programs that are running on my system (one PC) and tell me which programs sent what to the network and what they received. I am ...
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windows 10 monitoring external HDD

I have a headless windows 10 machine (intel NUC) that I use for media. I mounted 3 external HDD to high drive letters (m+) so that they always get the same drive letter and I set it to spin down after ...
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Internet Usage Tracking Inaccuracies

Quick BackStory: I have got a 4G router that I carry for vacation and my family absolutely burnt through the data plan, so I decided to make a small program that tracks the usage and assigns daily ...
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How to find out which of my devices in my home network is using how much bandwidth?

My question is pretty straightforward. I am on a budget. I have too many devices, ranging from phones, ip tv, play station, PCs and laptops. My home router is pretty basic. I was wondering other than ...
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Auto switch desktops Windows, 10 Like a slideshow

I have a big screen that shows several monitoring applications but lacks enough to show all applications clearly on one desktop. Is there a way to make use of Windows 10 multi desktops and get it ...
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infrastructure for secure network monitoring [closed]

Assume I have some standard dsl router and a pc, which is connected through the router with the internet. Also suppose both are compromised with rootkits placed in the flash storage of those machines. ...
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How to send alert in nagios for particular service to particular mail id

Let i have configured one host in nagios and i have also configured contact for mails and that is also working, now the challenge is all alerts for any host going to mail id defined in contacts.cfg ...
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Monitor not working

I own a 3 year old Asus MX279H. So far working perfectly but the other day I saw the screen like flickering (was googling). I tried changing the cable to the second HDMI, with other HDMI cable and on ...
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How do I find out what's running a console program intermittently on my PC?

I'm running Windows 10. Over the last day or two, I have started seeing a console window flash up on my computer for a very brief period. This is happening maybe once every hour or so, but at no ...
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does AdvancedTomato Web Monitor 'Monitor Web Usage' also log HTTPS traffic?

I enabled this Here some example logs: zcat domain-201.....log.tar.gz (..) 2017-05-03 00:19:29 192.168.1.23 update.appwork.org 2017-05-03 05:49:17 192.168.1.23 img.youtube.com 2017-05-03 17:39:...
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Identify event that stalled server with GPU-applications temporarily

I'm running 4 intensive applications (training of machine learning models on GPUs) that regularly prints information about how fast they're running on a Linux 14.04 machine. Strangely enough, the ...