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As soon you provide more than a handful of services monitoring and centralized logging becomes essential. Especially when you run the Net-SNMP daemon with Docker you will notice your logs get spamed with some messages like Cannot statfs /run/docker/netns/...: Permission denied everytime you query...

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Now and then websites are really important for daily business and private life. You can nearly buy everything on websites, find information, meet friends, watch movies and much more. All the worse if your website is not working and you don't notice it or your customer first. But even if you already...

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Restart Detection

04, May Marcel Fuhrmann

Most of today's servers run in virtual environments and Java applications in containers. Sometimes these applications or servers unexpectedly restart and can often go unnoticed because a restart can be much faster then a polling cycle.

If SNMP is enabled, the hrSystemUptime can detect restarts fr...

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Reboot & Update Monitor

18, Apr Marcel Fuhrmann

Security updates are important and need to be installed regularly and as quick as possible.

In Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Debian this is easily done with the apt package manager. Most of the security updates can be installed without rebooting your system. If you upgrade your Kernel it is...

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Automated Orderings

05, Apr Marcel Fuhrmann

A self-sufficient printer environment

OpenNMS usually stands for network and server monitoring. But like every good tool you can use (or misuse?!) OpenNMS in other scenarios as well.

If that is a good solution, is completely your choice! :-)

Imagine, you have a big printer environment, distrib...

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Wiki Main Page

05, Aug Marcel Fuhrmann

We heard the call of duty to do something to get the wiki more usable. So we spent some time at the Dev-Jam to create a more structured Wiki entry page.

We broke up the content from the old main page into categories.

Wiki Main Page

Here a few thoughts behind the categories we have identified:

Getting

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