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Questions on observing resource usage (like CPU and memory) and performance of a computer system in real time.

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How to configure AlientVault OSSIM to collect Windows security event logs and send email

I'm completely new to AlienVault OSSIM and I want to start using OSSIM to collect Windows security events from domain controllers e.g. failed login attempts, bad password attempts, account lockouts, ...
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Issue Monitoring Registry Modifications with Sysmon - Tracking Integrate Camera Use

At least once a day, the integrated camera on my laptop stops working for meetings. I can disable and re-enable my camera to get it working again which makes me think that something is using my ...
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Memory reporting discrepancy in Linux when using ZFS

I have an Ubuntu 22.04 Linux machine that runs some services and heavily uses ZFS file system. I observe some serious discrepancies in memory reporting when using various system tools. For example, ...
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IPMI hardware monitor on ASUS Bios shows N/A for all sensors

I have an "ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI" motherboard. The IPMI Hardware Monitor in BIOS displays a list of sensors for temperature, voltage, and fan speed, but all of them show 'N/A' ...
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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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Can Conky display detailed information without being specifically configured to my current hardware?

I'd like Conky to display things like the usage of each CPU core, but I don't see a way to do this other than by manually writing a Conky config file which explicitly enumerates which cores I'd like ...
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Configure Conky to display arbitrary measurements as a number / percent / bar / graph / guage

Does Conky allow me to display an arbitrary measurement as a bar, gauge, graph, etc? Or only the ones that it provides explicit objects for, eg. CPU usage can be displayed as any of: ${cpuN} : A ...
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Disk usage as a percentage for individual disks in KDE

I would like to get the throughput percentage used on a per-storage basis in KDE. Much like how it is done in Windows. I have managed to get the read and write speeds of all the storage combined but ...
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Data memory bigger than resident memory as shown in htop

I don't understand how the memory of processes is displayed in htop. In almost all the processes the M_DRS (DATA) column shows a bigger value than the M_RESIDENT column. According to the description ...
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KakaoTalk will not start on Windows 10: Themida A monitor program has been found running in your system

Recently, whenever I try to start KakaoTalk on Windows 10, I get this message and the program exits: Themida: A monitor program has been found running in your system. Please, unload it from memory ...
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Is there any ubuntu package can replace to libnagios-plugin-perl for Ubuntu18?

I am working on ubuntu18.04 and I need to install libnagios-plugin-perl. But it seems that this package is not available for ubuntu18 up. apt install libnagios-plugin-perl
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Linux server supervision with manager not in local network

I have several Ubuntu 16.04 servers (the "hosts") on a local network and I want to monitor them with a CentOS 7 server (the "supervisor") which is not on the local network. I want ...
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Reading live sensor information through the commandline on Windows 10?

I'm looking to be able to read out as much sensor information (thermals, fan speeds, etc.) as possible for scheduled logging on my Windows machine. I found CPUID's HWMonitor which reads all of the ...
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Is it possible to monitor my Raspberry Pi based home servers remotely outside of my LAN?

I have Raspberry Pi home servers with a few services I care about. My Raspberry Pis live behind a router and are not available from the outside of my home network. I am wondering, is it any light ...
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Get list of commands run by root user with time

How can I get a list of commands run by the particular user with time at which it was run. There are no syslogs being made in the server. Ps - This is being done to catch someone's mischief on the ...
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What do the interrupt numbers mean in mpstat

I ran the command mpstat -A and the output is shown below #### THESE ARE MY COMMENTS. THEY WERE NOT PART OF THE ACTUAL OUTPUT #### Linux 5.5.13-200.fc31.x86_64 (bluegene) 03/04/20 ...
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How can I check percent GPU usage on Windows?

Windows includes the Task Manager tool that shows CPU usage in a graphic manner. This is useful on multiple cases, i.e: to detect rogue sites that use your computer for bitcoins mining. But some of ...
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After moving to Win 10, Task Manager + Perfmon showing 0 byte/s and total HDD I/O when they should show > 100MB/s. Where have the stats gone?

In Windows 8.1 for years, I've been able to see the cumulative and per-second bytes R/W from disk migration in Task Manager, Resource Monitor, and Perfmon indicators. I'm trialling vanilla new ...
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Send Alert when PC is Offline

I'm simplifying/generalizing the scenario here. I am looking for a way to receive alerts if my Windows 10 desktop PC goes offline for any reason. The PC is on a private network / behind a firewall so ...
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Command "openfiles /local on" on Windows 10 Pro does not work

Even after restart, "maintain objects list" stays deactivated. I tried this several times. After the command openfiles /local on in an administrator command prompt Windows responds something like "...
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KDE system monitor vs GNOME system monitor

I have both the system monitors of KDE and GNOME. When I compare the CPU usage of a CPU intensive program, that of KDE reports a 30% usage and 3GB of memory while that of GNOME reports 300% of CPU and ...
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Network bandwidth usage per process

On Linux (preferably in the command line), how can I view network usage per process? I'm not interested in total bandwith usage, but rather in how it's split among processes.
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Matematical operations with zabbix items

I need to apply some mathematical formulas on some items of a zabbix host, For example I want to have a graph with the mean of traffic for all realtek interfaces I have in my network, can I do that?
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Add CentOS host to Observium

I install observium server and now I need to add CentOS client for observium server to monitor hdarray. I tried so many times but didn't work :/ can someone please let me explain the steps to process ...
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Native command to get cpu usage by core

Is there any simple way to get CPU usage of each core in Debian in command line? I need it to be able to output current usage into stdout, not like htop (ain't even native!), that does not have non-...
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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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Automatically reboot Windows if no internet connectivity

I have a media server (Windows 8) located in a very inconvenient part of my house. Occasionally I will have to reset my router or it will reset itself. The issue is the PC loses connectivity for some ...
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Generate daily system load / uptime stats

In order to study my Mac system activities I want to visualize uptime, sleeptime and cpu average during each day. My first guess would be looking at the system logs, but I would like to know which ...
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Is it possible to monitor CPU Temperature with Windows Performance Monitor?

I would like to take a baseline of a system for CPU, CPU Temperature, Hard Drive Reads/Writes, Page File, and Memory. I did not see a counter for the CPU Temperature in the Windows 7 Performance ...
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Intercept windows browser system messages

I appear to have a process or application that sends messages to the OS which cause the browser to pop up with the default page. This can happen dozens of times in a few seconds, but otherwise seems ...
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How do you record how much memory an app is using on OS X

I'm on a Mac Mini with OS X 10.8.2. I am an app developer, but in this case am building an app in C++, so I can not use Xcode for this question. I would like to track how much memory my app is using, ...
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Is there a GUI app to monitor remote load or memory use?

I'm administering a set of Linux servers with varying purposes, and occasionally when I run maintenance tasks I'd like to see how each of the servers handles them. For this I need to open several ...
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Reset KDE System Monitor (KSysGuard)

Something went wrong while I was attempting to restore a backup, and KDE System Guard ceased to display properly. This is the correct display (command running from root: kdesudo ksysguard): This is ...
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Show GPU frequencies in Conky

I want to show 3 GPU clocks on Conky. I can only find sources online to display one. The Graphics Clock, But as shown in my picture, there's a memory clock, and a processor clock that I'd like to add ...
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user activity monitoring

I'm a sysadmin for a small network and want to monitor user activity. Is there a good/standard software I can use? I'm not looking for keylogging but would like to see where they are spending most of ...
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Long term system health monitor [closed]

As an experienced user, I sometimes notice that things are not going well with my computer. For example, my backup drive recently started cycling up and down, so I guessed it was probably dying, and ...
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How to show system monitor in menu bar

I found the following image on the ChangLog, and I want to know how this person was able to display their system monitor information in their menu bar?
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Best way to *instantly* tell which process is slowing down your system?

I run Procmon, ProcExp, Process Hacker, and the resource monitors of Windows 7, and while some can give me a clue about CPU and IO use, I feel like there's a more integrated solution out there that ...
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Employee Tracking: Is there a similar software to Elance WorkView or oDesk "Team Room"? [closed]

We are looking for a great commercial or free tool which can monitor all our remote employees and keep the reports centrally. We need it similar to Elance WorkView or oDesk "Team Room", what these ...
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