Linux Tutorials on the topic “monitoring”

  • Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Etch

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 4

    Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Etch This article describes how you can monitor your Postfix mailserver with the tools Mailgraph and pflogsumm. Mailgraph creates daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly graphs of sent, received, bounced, and rejected emails and also of spam and viruses, if SpamAssassin and ClamAV are integrated into Postfix (e.g. using amavisd-new). These graphs can be accessed with a browser, whereas pflogsumm ("Postfix Log Entry Summarizer") can be used to send reports of Postfix activity per email.

  • Cacti On CentOS 4.4 Including The Plug-in Architecture

    Author: shakey_1Tags: , Comments: 0

    Cacti on CentOS 4.4 Including The Plug-in Architecture This guide will step you through the process of installing a functional Cacti installation on CentOS 4.4 including the Plug-in Architecture, which will allow you to expand your monitoring solution.

  • nBox - Envision your network with nBox -- (Embedded Ntop)

    Author: evolutionaryitTags: Comments: 2

    nBox - Envision your network with nBox -- (Embedded Ntop) The life of a systems or network administrator requires us to maintain an expansive understanding of our network infrastructure to more effectively manage it. Amidst volumes of complex data that some IT problems present and network management is no exception to these complications. Visual tools allow us to better see trends and make sense of the macro view of our networks. Ntop, nBox, nProbe are just the right FOSS tools that can help us gain greater insight.

  • Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Debian Etch

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 5

    Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Debian Etch In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Debian Etch server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that let you recognize current or upcoming problems (like "We need a bigger server soon, our load average is increasing rapidly."), and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

  • Perfect Setup Of Snort + Base + PostgreSQL On Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

    Author: ruribeetxeberriaTags: , , Comments: 7

    Perfect Setup Of Snort + Base + PostgreSQL On Ubuntu 6.06 LTS This tutorial describes how you can install and configure the Snort IDS (intrusion detection system) and BASE (Basic Analysis and Security Engine) on an Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) system. With the help of Snort and BASE, you can monitor your system - with BASE you can perform analysis of intrusions that Snort has detected on your network. Snort will use a PostgreSQL database to store/log the data it gathers.

  • Intrusion Detection With BASE And Snort

    Author: edgeTags: , Comments: 17

    Intrusion Detection With BASE And Snort This tutorial shows how to install and configure BASE (Basic Analysis and Security Engine) and the Snort intrusion detection system (IDS) on a Debian Sarge system. BASE provides a web front-end to query and analyze the alerts coming from a Snort IDS system. With BASE you can perform analysis of intrusions that Snort has detected on your network.

  • Proftpd Monitoring With phpftpwho

    Author: firefly2442Tags: , , Comments: 1

    Proftpd Monitoring With phpftpwho Proftpd is an excellent FTP server with many features. Wouldn't it be nice to see who is connected to your FTP server and what they are doing all in a convenient web-interface? phpftpwho allows you to see who is accessing your Proftpd FTP server all in a convenient web-interface. It is simple to install and only requires Proftpd, Apache, and PHP.

  • Installing Zenoss Network Monitor on a Ubuntu Server

    Author: mshillTags: , Comments: 3

    Installing Zenoss Network Monitor on a Ubuntu Server This tutorial shows how to install and configure the Zenoss network monitoring tool on a Ubuntu 6.06 system. Zenoss is a free open-source tool that allows you to monitor servers, applications, networks, power, etc. regarding their configuration, availability, performance, and so on. It can also alert you by email if it finds inappropriate actions.

  • Network Monitoring With ntop

    Author: m.ayadTags: , , Comments: 4

    Network Monitoring With ntop ntop is a network traffic tools that shows network usage in a real time. One of the good things about this tool is that you can use a web browser to manage and navigate through ntop traffic information to better understand network status.

  • Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System This article shows how to install and run OSSEC HIDS, an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, rootkit detection, time-based alerting and active response. It helps you detect attacks, software misuse, policy violations and other forms of inappropriate activities.