Obtaining real-time values of system parameters or events (processor load, server responsiveness, intrusion attempts, …), or getting alerted when certain events happen

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Collectd: How to sum cpu-user and cpu-system metric

I have the challenge to feed some metrics to our central metric collection infrastructure, and one of those is the total CPU usage of the system. I'm using collectd to do so. By default, collectd ...
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Smokeping list only systems down

I'm using smokeping to monitor our 400+-systems. Everything works and functions as it should. Only i want to make a view or a filter that only shows the lines that are down, or that match a certain ...
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How can I monitor the interactions of an application with dbus?

I think the title says it all. I have a set of applications, I want to montior any and all interactions of the applications with dbus. The things I've played with don't seem to have a way of focusing ...
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Monitor the creation of new processes

I want to get a notification whenever a new process is created. I've tried to use inotify on /proc, but it didn't report any event even though a new directory appeared in /proc. I could list the /...
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API Monitoring and Hooking

I am currently reading the "Malware Analyst's Cookbook and DVD". There is a chapter "Dynamic Analysis" and there are also some recipes about hooking and monitoring API calls of process but it is for ...
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monitor running services and ports

What is the best way to monitor running services and ports on a system with systemd? My intent is to alert me, when a service stops running or if a new service is listening on a new port (possibly a ...
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tcpdump not capturing http or tcp/ssl traffic

I have been trying to learn tcpdump and I am using this command to attempt to monitor my network: sudo tcpdump -I -i en1 But this gives me a bunch of stuff I don't want, so I used this version to ...
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Graphics are NaN whereas no heartbeat was received: what could explain this?

I use ganglia to monitor my computer cluster. On Ganglia Web Interface, I sometimes have the following issue: given a node, according to the physical view and the node view, the node has sent a ...
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Collectd only midterm

I'm using collectd to monitor the status of my server. In my plugin LoadPlugin load, it sends out 3 values: .shortterm .midterm .longterm Is it possible to filter out .shortterm and .longterm so ...
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htop showing less memory usage

I'm currently trying to benchmark performance improvements when using a RAM disk. So I've been giving my VM 24 of the total 32 GB RAM, and created a 16GB RAM Disk inside. It's beeing used, ...
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How can I see file events of all processes matching those with keyword in path?

How can I see file events of all processes matching only those with keyword in path ? Here is my typical usecase. I'm investigating why Docker can't authorize with 3rd-party service using credentials ...
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Why nvidia-smi's GPU so rarely reaches 100%?

I have logged the GPU utilization of my 3 GPUs (GeForce GTX Titan X) for 5 days with nvidia-smi, every 10 seconds. The GPUs were all being utilized: I count 1307 occurrences of 99 % while only 8 ...
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GPU usage per process on a Linux machine (CUDA)

I use the CUDA toolkit to perform some computations on my Nvidia GPUs. How can I see the per-process GPU usage on a Linux machine (CUDA)? nvidia-smi does list all processes for each GPU, but doesn't ...
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Per-user GPU usage on a Linux machine (CUDA)

I use the CUDA toolkit to perform some computations on my Nvidia GPUs. How can I see the per-user GPU usage on a Linux machine (CUDA)? nvidia-smi doesn't seem to contain information: I am aware I ...
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conntrack -E - traffic counter reporting

I'm currently in the process of writing small solution which would continuously receive output from conntrack -E command and along with some other stats, it would count/monitor traffic. The only ...
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How to capture tail -f output from remote host indefinitely

I am trying to monitor a remote, embedded host that is writing output to a file: /var/log/myapp.log This host may lose power for hours. The app may be killed and restarted. On my local machine, I ...
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FreeBSD: Control operational and administrative status of virtual interface

I'm looking for a way to freely control the administrative and operational status of a virtual interface as seen by a snmp get requests: $ snmptable -c public -v 2c myserver iftable SNMP table: IF-...
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Sample monitoring of ZFS using mrtg

Was wondering if anyone has a quick and simple mrtg hack to monitor a ZFS file system, thought it would be wise to ask before writing one up myself....
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Passing a parameter to a dstat plugin

I wrote a simple plugin (dstat_externalBackup.py) for dstat to monitor the filesystem free space and placed it in /usr/share/dstat and it works as intended. € dstat --externalBackup 3600 extern free ...
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Is the perfmon2 tool obsolete due to the same functionality being included in the current Linux kernel?

I was having some issues with the PAPI tool and multiplex and this answer by the PAPI creator led me to check out perfmon2: http://lists.eecs.utk.edu/pipermail/ptools-perfapi/2008-April/000900.html ...
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How can I get read/write instant speed of a Hard Drive using /proc/diskstats data?

I know that the proc/diskstats file presents these data columns: 1 - major number 2 - minor mumber 3 - device name 4 - reads completed successfully 5 - reads merged 6 - sectors read 7 - time spent ...
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Program like vnStat that filters for only external (Internet) traffic

I've been using vnStat to monitor the ethernet interface on a Linux computer, but found that it includes all local traffic. I do many file transfers from within the subnet which far exceeds the ...
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mrtg configuration

I installed mrtg and want add CPU, Memory graphs of local machine (not router) . Traffic graphs page working properly.Tried to find tutorial how to do that but: I do not have mrtg dir on /etc to ...
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loggedfs crashes system with “access: Transport endpoint is not connected”

I'm trying to use loggedfs to monitor my system changes, and it works great for some time, but then, eventually, it crashes and my fish shell starting to output "access: Transport endpoint is not ...
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Icinga2 node wizard does not set address

We have successfully installed Icinga2 on a master server and on several client nodes. We used the new icinga2 node wizard to setup first the master and then the nodes. After the process is completed,...
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Need a script to send an email when an input has not changed for more that 30 minutes

I need a linux scrip that will send an sms when there is an input change and it has not gone to the initial state after 30 minutes, I have the following so far, but, I am sure there are few things ...
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monitor a process by matching the full cmdline

I'm looking for a software that can monitor a process (specified as a partial string/regexp match (e.g. grepping) in its full command-line) in terms of cpu and memory usage. If any of those processes ...
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Monitoring Disk Latency

We have quite a few physical machines in our environment, yet we have no trending data over a period of time for disk latency statistics. We can easily run the standard iostat commands to see what the ...
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Tracking user CPU hours

I am looking to work out which users on our system are using the most CPU resources. to check this? So I would like to find out: CPU-hours this month, (and % of total) CPU hours this week, (and % ...
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memory consumption alert

My VPS has reported a memory consumption alert says reached 273% and I cannot access any of my sites. But I checked on the terminal today and it does not look like a memory problem. Am I correct in ...
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cannot set up lm-sensors propetly

I actually try to get lm-sensors to work as I wish. And my only wish is to see how the cpu is doing. (Optional HDD's, FSB and I'm open your suggestions) So I run Debian wheezy, and did a apt-get ...
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Plotting data from a text file on the desktop

I want to monitor some simulations I run In a way similar to how text monitor display data. I can easily generate a bunch of text files or image files with the data/plot I want to follow. How can I ...
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Add blinking network-monitor icon to GNOME / XFCE

I'd like to see if I have incoming or outgoing network traffic via a little blinking network-monitor icon in my system tray, similar to the network system tray icon in Windows XP and Android. I would ...
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CPU/RAM/Disk statistics similar to vnstat

Is there any application similar to vnstat, but for monitoring CPU usage (0-100%), number of active process, ram usage, active disk IO count/bandwidth on CLI basis? but I don't want something that ...
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Heartbeat with no utilization nor load with ganglia

I use ganglia to monitor my computer cluster. On Ganglia Web Interface, I sometimes have the following issue: given a node, according to the physical view and the node view, the node has sent a ...
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Linux system and services information

I am trying to create a process to fix machines in my organization. We have a few thousand machines and what I am trying to do is the following. A) Create a script that can create a config file (...
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collectd doesnt remove old disks

I'm using collectd on Debian. As the result of a separate problem, I removed a disk, but the disk's corresponding rrd file still exists on the system, and it could be there forever. Is it possible ...
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Nginx Performance Monitoring: How to collect CPU, Memory and Disk Utilization data?

I'm relatively new to shell programming and I need to collect statistical data on nginx web server performance running on Linux VMs for further analysis. I have checked some tools and I find dstat ...
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List the GPU utilizations for each screen

How can I list all screens launched with screen along with their GPU utilizations? (screen -ls gives the lists of screens but not their GPU utilization) By GPU utilization of a screen, I mean the sum ...
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What utilities will allow me to see how much network data a process has used in a session?

I need to know how much network data each program/process are using on my machine. There are great tools (like nethogs) to give me information on current usage. However, it does not give me ...
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certificate error while Adding Hosts in Icinga monitoring tool

I am getting certificate error while Adding Hosts in Icinga ! I am very new to it so not able to figure out the error but I have received proper keys and certificates from client ! sh -x /tmp/icinga-...
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Linux, LAMP, & Nagios server

as i'm somehow new in linux, and i'm required to install a monitoring system to our company using CentOS7 with LAMP & the monitoring Application NAGIOS. after installation everything goes well, ...
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How to monitor system, Database Query Values, and the Existance of Files?

I was looking through an old system today, and it had this monitoring software that could send out email alerts. It's very old, but it still seems interesting and useful. It allowed for monitoring ...
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How do I program a serial sniff that does not redirect data to a different serial port

I need to make a monitoring application for a friend of mine. The thing I need to monitor is a hardware device's program on a Raspberry Pi. However, the program I need to monitor is hardwired to only ...
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Per-process monitoring in cacti

I've read in some question that you are performing a per-process cpu/memory monitoring with cacti. Could you point a how-to I can use to get the same? Many thanks in advance.
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Monitoring dashboard for a custom application, should also allow custom actions

I have a custom application, for which I need a dashboard which will monitor the application (show if the application is up/down) and allow an operator to start/stop the application from the ...
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Install orca on redhat

Has anyone successfully installed/ran orca (a performance monitoring tool for Solaris) on Redhat? I see some old posts asking about it but there have been no responses. http://permalink.gmane.org/...
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Monitor application usage over time

I would like to monitor over time: the number of times applications are launched the time duration of the process the commands I have launched in the shell This is so as to have a rough estimate ...
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Cycle http requests monitor

How I can monitor cycle http requests by linux and store IP which scan my site? I need to find all scanners with copies of my site content. example. If IP 192.168.1.1 open index.php every 1 minute, - ...
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Why does reading from a symlink to network location cause local disk activity?

I am running RHEL 6.4 and have a symbolic link in my home directory to a large file stored elsewhere on a network. My home directory is a network location as well. I've noticed that when I run a ...