Re: Suggestions for remote server monitoring
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 06:50:24 +0300
Peter Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What software would people recommend for remotely monitoring a
> server? I'm
> not talking about intrustion detection and whatnot, just keeping an
> eye on things like CPU load, memory, bandwidth usage, etc. Bonus
> points if it uses something like RRD--graphs and charts are not just
> pretty eyecandy for me.
apt-cache show nagios
Nagios will keep track of all your services - from http, to e-mail, to
ftp, etc. as well as the number of running processes, disk usage, etc.
It will also e-mail you when it sees a problem. It has a webpage admin
interface that's pretty informative. The only thing I think it doesn't
do is monitor bandwidth for you; that would require a different program.
We have been using it for several servers at work for a while with good