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Nagios Check Plugin for Linode Monthly Bandwidth Usage

Since I have most of my public-facing stuff hosted with Linode, and I have a monthly bandwidth cap (albeit one that I’ll probably never come close to), I decided that it would be a good idea to add my monthly bandwidth usage to my monitoring system. Luckily, Linode offers ...

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Nagios check_by_ssh and NAT

At a remote location, I have a number of machines to monitor but only one IP (dynamic on a residential connection). Most of my remote monitoring with Nagios uses check_by_ssh. Previously, I’d used one host for Nagios to SSH to, and then chained together another check_by_ssh to reach the ...

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Cable Management, Power Measurements, Major Outage, Cacti

So, once again, still really busy. But a few new things.

First, my racks both at home and at the apartment are atrocious. They have no cable management at all. Both started with 1-3 machines, and no real plans for upgrades (since they’re just my personal/development machines). Unfortunately ...

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F/OSS Monitoring Comparison - Hyperic Part I

So, I’ve made some headway on the comparison. I have Hyperic installed and partly configured, albeit without email alerts yet. I’ve found some serious features that I need missing, but I’m going to give it a full run before I move on to another.

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