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Collecting metrics on different frequency for Grafana/Prometheus Database exporter

I am trying to setup a Prometheus exporter for Oracle Database. For Database monitoring, I do not want to collect all the metrics every time. Rather, collect metrics on different frequency. e.g. For ...
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How can I catch which program turned num lock off?

I use Windows 10. I want to keep num lock on, but from time to time, I see it somehow got turned off. How can I catch which program is turning off num lock?
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How to check static IP address using Prometheus & Blackbox exporter

I would like to check every 30s whether it is possible to connect to the static IP address 10.0.0.5 on port 80. Unfortunately I cannot find any valid example. I assume it should look something like ...
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Define calculated item in Zabbix for LXC discovery of Proxmox to compute % of RAM used

I am using Zabbix (6.4.10) with Proxmox plugin to monitor a proxmox server (and LXC containers). In the discovery rule for LXC containers, there are two item prototypes regarding RAM : proxmox.lxc....
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How to get the timestamp for the system lock/unlock of ubuntu 22.04 with the user's inactivity time? (Not login/logout.)

I want to get the user's lock & unlock timestamp in a single script or command, as in "last" command I can see the user's name with system's login & logout timestamp. How can I get ...
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Tracing a high CPU process

There have been a few times where a server spikes up to 100% CPU for a moment, during the spike the server becomes basically unusable. I'm currently looking into solutions to hunt down the process ...
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How to monitor drive failures via IPMI/Redfish Supermicro & Gigabyte

We have a bunch of Supermicro SuperServers deployed (various generations) and since we had a few drive (SSD) failures in the last month. We only noticed the failures (depending on the RAID level) ...
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How to monitor data usage on a network

I'm on a ship with about 20 crew, our current setup is Starlink to a router then daisy chained wired routers(static ip,no DCHP) on 5 decks below. All routers are Dlink DIR 828a1 and can only see ...
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Error trying to get disk space usage from discovered VMS using Zabbix

I am trying to create a trigger on a template called Template Virt VMware Guest in order to extract the % of free space of the VMWARE VM that has the template inherited. What I did was: Going to the ...
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Connect multiple hosts running promtail to loki running on a separate host

Hi all first time posting here. I have 3 different servers. This is the setup I want to achieve: Server1 (51.25.365.12): promtail Server2 (51.25.78.215): promtail Server3 (216.25.36.54): promtail, ...
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Screen Capture Desktop

I'm using an application called Time Clock Wizard that takes screenshots of my desktop at different intervals for the client to see. I was just wondering if there was a way to somehow make it capture ...
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How to monitor and move files to different directories one by one and in sequence on Windows?

How to monitor when files are created and then move them to different directories one by one and in sequence on Windows? For example, I have files in C:\Temp File names are random like File545.tmp ...
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Unknown Source of MSIX-IRQ once every 2s

I have an Ubuntu PC with an Intel i210 NIC with a port named enp1s0. It has no IP address assigned. The port is connected to another port with an I210 on a similar Ubuntu PC and that port also has no ...
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Zabbix 6 agent: failed to initialize builtin counter

I am doing a zabbix 6 installation and configuration of a Windows machine, after installing and configuring the zabbix agent, everything seems to work fine. But after a few hours everything fails and ...
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Application files being deleted repatedly - how to find what it did?

A folder containing executable files for an application under ProgramData on Windows 10 is being deleted repeatedly on my laptop, only empty app folder remains. I have looked into this: Something ...
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How to calculate cpu usage in % with the raw CPU ticks in SNMP

I was wondering how to calculate the percentage of CPU usage using the raw values obtained via these oids: UCD-SNMP-MIB::ssCpuRawIdle.0 UCD-SNMP-MIB::ssCpuRawUser.0 UCD-SNMP-MIB::ssCpuRawSystem.0 I ...
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Possible to monitor LAN traffic (who is visiting what urls and for how long)

I am attempting to limit my children's internet/video viewing am aware of some paid options but for starters I am try to get an idea of what they are watching and for how long (I have my own biased ...
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Install Linux on Chromebook for wireless security testing?

I’m envisioning myself walking around my home with a small laptop in one hand, and a smartphone in the other hand. The laptop would have wireless security software (WireShark, maybe nzyme or similar) ...
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Monitoring Windows machines from Linux with winrm / CIM / WMI using active directory accounts

It's all in the title :) I have to monitor windows clients/servers. Currently I use relay windows servers to monitor the remote clients with powershell scripts. I wish to change that and to use linux ...
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How to automatically set up a series of reminders whenever a new file is created in a folder?

I want to do that on a Win11 machine. Let's say folder A has sub-folders B, C... Whenever a new file of a .xyz extension is created in any of them (but not when modified), a series of 6 reminders is ...
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Monitor server to see which process is reaching out to an IP [closed]

I have a Linux server that is very occasionally reaching out to a specific IP address. It's actually being blocked by pfBlockerNG, which is fine. But I'd like to know which process on the server is ...
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Simplify NETSTAT monitoring output

I'm monitoring suspicious incoming connections using sudo watch -n 30 "netstat -antp" which provides more information than I need, so based on the answer I found here, I've tried to ...
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How to access a domain system, if system is using wifi

I have my own Windows Server 2012 R2 with Active Directory having 150+ users. Right now we are using Net Monitors for employee Pro to monitor our users, My Question is if one my user's laptop is using ...
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Get CPU Usage of Specific Program Command Line Windows

Process explorer can show me the CPU % usage of a particular program: I would like to obtain this number through command line to automatically sample the percentage utilization of a process. It has ...
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Is there a way to capture just my main display

so I'm using this application called time clock wizard that takes screenshot of my desktop at different intervals for the client to see. I was just wondering if there was a way to somehow make it ...
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Where can I see the current charging speed on Windows 10?

Running powercfg /batteryreport in cmd.exe doesn't give the info directly (one has to do the math based on the log). Where can I see the current charging speed on Windows 10? E.g. on Android I use ...
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/.fseventsd folder not present on MacOS Monterey - where is it now?

Getting no hits for .fseventsd in Finder or Terminal ($ sudo find / -name .fseventsd) On MacOS 12.4 and fseventsd is running ok (< 1% CPU). Time Machine switched on. (Edit: I have turned on show ...
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Remote monitoring on MobaXterm

There is a remote monitoring bar at the bottom of the MobaXterm. That's very cool and it is near real-time. I wish I could full-screen the CPU utilization chart, but it is not possible. A similar ...
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Configure OPNsense to restart itself after a crash

I run OPNsense as a home router system, along with a VPN that I frequently access while not at home. Recently, while I was away, the system at some point became inaccessible from outside. When I ...
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Power shell script for Monitoring C-Drive

# find the path to the desktop folder: $desktop = [Environment]::GetFolderPath('Desktop') #specify the path to the folder you want to monitor: $Path = $desktop # specify which files you want to ...
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Show total cpu for a set of processes in linux

I want to monitor the total cpu usage of all the process corresponding to some filter. For example all the process witch corresponds to some executable. On top or htop I can filter the process list, ...
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How to know if I was working during the day or during the night?

I am working with my computer (Windows 10 Enterprise), sometimes during the day and sometimes during the night. I don't switch off my computer when I go at home. Is there a way (like in the event ...
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How to run a program with administrator privileges on user login under Windows 10 Pro?

I would like to run a task to monitor CPU temperature while I am logged into my regular working account, which does not have admin privileges. However, admin privileges are required to read the CPU ...
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Detect ICMP requests on a Windows 10 System

I'm looking for a way to detect ICMP requests (e.g. ping) on a Windows 10 System. Unfortunately it does not work with netstat, since ICMP doesn't depend on a port hence all other light weight tools ...
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Prometheus Blackbox Exporter TCP probe returns value of 0, even when port is open (Iperf3 server)

I have a strange problem that I've been digging into the last couple of days. The setup I have an Iperf3 server running in Docker on this internal address and port: 10.10.2.2:5201 I also have ...
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How can I see the current download/upload speed for each wifi adapters?

I have 2 wifi adapters on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. Both are connected to a wifi network. How can I see the current download/upload speed for each wifi adapters? Resource Monitor doesn't give a ...
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Monitor router traffic from PC

I want to monitor traffic on my home router, how to do this? I have a Huawei router. I have searched this question before asking here but most of the sites and blogs just mentioned hacking and other ...
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Alert when a partition is read/written

My hard disk sometimes makes unexpected noise, indicating activity. By eyeballing iotop I believe this process is responsible: mount.ntfs /dev/sda2 /storage -o rw,umask=007,gid=46 however the ...
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Monitoring with Wireshark on Wirless Networks

I'm a beginner and started working with Wireshark and hacking and I have some questions about it. The monitoring of a particular computer does not always work immediately. Why does the monitoring of a ...
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Windows Event Viewer: can't find user-started programs

My problem is as simple as it may look from the beginning. I want to see what programs have been initialized by using the Windows Event Viewer, but the log everybody tells me to use (Security logs, ...
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How can I sniff all my router traffic with Wireshark?

I recently bought a WiFi adapter with Monitor mode (Alfa Network AWUS036NHA) and I want to sniff all my network traffic at my home. The goal is to detect some packets sent and received by my 'physical'...
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What does Windows 10 Pro do behind my back?

I have a Dell notebook running Windows 10 Pro, up-to-date as of today May 10, 2021. Starting 4-6 weeks ago, when I lock the screen and go away, this PC starts working. When I go back to work, I find ...
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Is it possible to see what's processing on the GPU?

Is there a way to see what specifically is processing on the GPU, and namely which program running on the GPU is currently holding its reins? "Process Monitor" on Windows shows what's ...
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Monitor process' file access by file and access speed

I have multiple disks in my system sometimes I have a heavy read usage on my root partition. I know that there are some processes reading a lot of data, but from all disks. How can I find out which ...
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Reflect modified `hostname` in WAZUH - Security monitoring solution

After installing wazuh-agent service in a Ubuntu box( or in Windows ). if hostname is changed then, which is the best way to correct the wazuh-agent configuration to reflect the new hostname in wazuh-...
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Is it possible to look up or determine nominal operating temperatures for various processors?

I am tweaking icinga checks for my servers, one of the checks is monitoring CPU temperatures. Problem is that each CPU has different operating temperatures T_MAX etc. where it should actually show ...
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How can I grab a time-slice of process cgroup in /proc/<process-id>/cgroups?

To resolve a cgroups issue where a process is being placed in the wrong cgroup, I'm being advised to take regular snapshots of the /proc/process-id/cgroups files over a period of time when the process ...
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Can 802.11 a/b/g/n adapter sniff a b g n traffic simultaneously in monitor mode?

I have wifi adapter based on rt5572 which supports a/b/g/n. And let's say I have Mixed mode wifi network where there is AP and a, b, g, n wifi clients all in the same network. The questions I have: ...
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Getting the macOS page line printed on the monitor as a light green shadow when using Split View

I use Split View a lot with my M1 MacBook Pro (A2338). I am starting to get (from time to time) a green mark of the page splitter marked on my monitor as a green line. It's super weird. I'd like to ...
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How to read and send data to PS/2 port? [closed]

I have a device connected via PS/2 on Windows PC, acting like a keyboard. I would like to use a "terminal" to monitor the data coming from that port, and even send data to it. I expected ...
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