On 11/17/05, Ki Song <ki(a)knifecenter.com> wrote:
> From: "Daniel B. Thurman" <dant(a)cdkkt.com>
> Reply-To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list(a)redhat.com>
> Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 07:59:48 -0800
> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list(a)redhat.com>
> Subject: RE: Network Monitoring Tools
>> From: fedora-list-bounces(a)redhat.com
>> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Ki Song
>> Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 6:08 AM
>> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
>> Subject: Network Monitoring Tools
>> Our company is having some issues with a web hosting provider.
>> The server we
>> have with them (at a remote location) crashes ... sometimes
>> more than once a
>> We are an e-commerce company, so whenever our site is down, we
>> are losing
>> Is there a network monitoring tool that I can install on a
>> machine within
>> our own network that will monitor the server uptime of our
>> server that is at
>> a remote location?
>> I want a tool that will monitor the server, make sure certain
>> services are
>> working, and then, if they are not, to either text message me,
>> or e-mail me.
> Check out nagios and/or cacti. Cacti and Nagios uses snmp, I believe
> and nagios is quite extensive and flexible IMO. Not sure if it is
> overkill for your needs or hard to setup but I used it for my 13+
> home systems. Quite nice and it lets me know immediately if a
> system is down or if resources are being depleted. You can use
> pagers and email notification and perhaps send a message to your
> cell phone.
Thanks, Dan, for the info. However, I believe those programs would be
So far, the program I am most intrigued in are bigbrother and mon.
Does anyone have any information on how to obtain, install, and configure
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checkout an example on mon