Questions tagged [monitoring]

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Monitoring log files over smb

I am monitoring a couple of windows 2k3 servers from a mac running Os x Lion. I use smb to connect to the server's file system, navigate to the folder where the log files are and open them with ...
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What are valid reasons to monitor MemFree or Active as opposed to MemUsable?

How to monitor memory usage for alarming purpose talks about the reasons to use MemUsable as the proper metric for alarming on memory, however I still see a lot of instances of alarming on Active or ...
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How to get munin to alert for NaN

I am using this mysql slave status plugin and on the munin master I have added... mysql_slave_status.warning 30 mysql_slave_status.critical 60 So it alerts whenever the slave gets behind the master. ...
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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 access to memory mapped files (backed by page file)

Can someone point out a tool (or tools) to monitor the access to memory mapped files on Windows systems? Procmon from Sysinternals/Microsoft is not suitable for the task, apparently. It does not seem ...
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Monitor folder size

Is there a way to monitor and log folder size in Bash/Ubuntu? I'm running some computations and I need to know how much disk space they need. They may create some temporary folders for a few minutes/...
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Prometheus Alertmanager using moving average

Is it possible to create a rule on Prometheus Alertmanager using moving average method? Example: In the last 30 minutes the quantity of access on login page is 1.000/minutes but if now it is 15% ...
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Prometheus targets based on ip address ranges?

Prometheus scrape targets based on ip address ranges? I'm wondering if there is any way to configure Prometheus (great tool! thanks Brian B!) to scrape targets based only on range of ip address. ...
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Stackdriver alerting on pods with CrashLookbackOff

I am trying to trigger alerts from Stackdriver for pods with the status 'CrashLoopBackOff'. So far, I've been able to trigger only alerts on cpu, memory but can't find this option. The GKE cluster is ...
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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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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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Prometheus, blackbox exporter

I'm using Prometheus and I need to monitor multiple ports, but I couldn't find information about that. Blackbox exporter docs aren't enough because that only pertains to monitoring one port. I'm ...
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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 ...
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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 cards ...
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Monitoring application usage of a computer with many users?

I have a server running Windows in a domain which is accessed by many users and acts as a PC. It has more than 10 sessions at the same time. I'm hoping to figure out what applications are most used ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials: keep download scans but disable local activity scans

In Microsoft Security Essentials, I used to disable "Monitor file and program activity on your computer" but enable "Scan all downloads." Now, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSSE) 4.0 removed the ...
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Tool to monitor file read/write in unix

Is there any tool/command available in unix to monitor read/writes in a particular file. I also want to collect how much data is being read each time the file is accessed.
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Acer Aspire One AOA 150 netbook health monitoring software

I have a Acer Aspire One AOA 150 with Windows Xp Home. I want to monitor the voltages from the power supply, the temperature of the system, the CPU and fan speeds. Much like the functionality of ...
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lm-sensors reporting negative temperature

I get the following output when running sensors on my Ubuntu 12.04 server $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: -3.0°C (crit = +90.0°C) Core 1: +5.0°C (crit = +90.0°...
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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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RAM usage alert by log analytics | Azure

I have trying to set up alerts on VM RAM usage with 80% threshold but I failed on finding out the 'query' which works. Resource (data source) of the alert is a 'log analytics workspace' where I have ...
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can't find bash history executed via ruby net::sh library

In the hope for getting the commands that run via ruby net::ssh tool which is described as follow: Net::SSH is a pure-Ruby implementation of the SSH2 client protocol. It allows you to write ...
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Is there a relatively easy way to monitor data I/O per program in Windows 10?

Relevant system info: Windows 10 Professional Samsung QVO 860 2 TB 6 HDDs I have recently calculated that my system is writing approximately 1.9 GB per hour to my new SSD and I wish to log which ...
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Chromebook child security

I recently bought a Chromebook for my daughter. I made her a child Google account, under my account. I signed into the Chromebook with her account, and I find her account isn't allowed to install any ...
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checkmk custom check and graph

I'd like to add some custom check and add a graph. Basically it's a bash script that write 1 value to a file every minute. I'd like this value to be presented in a graph. I can see this check under ...
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missing disk space on ext4

I have a case like this. One partition 7.7GB, And I cannot where this space was used. /# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 488M 0 488M 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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Stack driver Google Cloud – Responded with SSL Handshake Error

I'm trying to configure uptime check monitoring for Google Cloud VM in Stackdriver. URL return valid output (in 2.3 seconds), but I get in Stackdriver error (after less than 2 seconds...) of: ...
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Unable to view metrics for Azure Container Instance

As per the title, when looking at my linux based azure container instance I am unable to view any metrics. I am attempting to troubleshoot some slow response times and being able to see memory/cpu/...
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Windows RDP freeze

I'm working on server using RDP (remote desktop). Since some weeks i notice that i have frequent screenfreezes (up to 2seconds). I'm programming on the server and from time to time there is no ...
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Why isn't memory usage of a virtual machine monitor-able?

While checking my AWS instance (CloudWatch), I noticed that there's no monitor data for memory usage. There are I/O usage like disk and network, as well as CPU usage. From my own experiences in using ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to monitor Nginx 500 errors and send email alerts?

I'd like to setup an alert system which monitors the nginx access log and sends an email alert every time it gets a 500 or 502 error. I want a simple but reliable setup but am open to all suggestions. ...
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How to know USB or SATA interface speed (during writing / reading) in real time

I'm working on a real-time system (Linux) and I need to monitor my ports (USB / SATA). And I need to know in command line when a USB key is writing or reading and at which speed ? Now I can know when ...
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Monitor mode disables WiFi Connectivity

After going through a lot of blogs and forums, I've come to know that the TP-LINK TL-WN722N supports monitor mode for packet sniffing. Tecently, I bought the same device and tried monitor mode with ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 '/usr/...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Monitor Skydrive Shared File Downloads

I use SkyDrive to share some large non-email-able files to family and clients. Since I only have so much space on SkyDrive, I like to delete these files after sharing. It seems like every time I ...
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Windows memory leak detection to overcome rapid memory allocation leading to unresponsiveness

As a diverse application developer, by sheer "luck" and a combination of Murphy's law, one may hit situations in which either a memory leak occurs or rapid unwanted allocation of memory resources, ...
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How can I see the current bandwidth use of the dedicated graphics memory?

Can I calculate it using the values I see on gpu-z? can it actually be calculated or monitored?