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  • Ace Suares
    Jun 5, 2013
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      On 06/05/2013 11:32 AM, Stephen Sankarsingh wrote:
      > What kind of monitoring?
      >
      > You have Nagios for services, people tend to like it but I don't. Splunk
      > for any type of text log file and Cacti for bandwidth. Splunk is best of
      > class imo, and they have a free version if you don't mind not being able to
      > set a password

      But with a bit of sourcery you can bind the splunk webinterface to
      localhost, and then build an ssh-tunnel so really only you can access
      the webinterface.

      Cheers
      ace



      > and being limited to 500MB uncompressed data. Splunk is so
      > awesome that it makes logging/alerting fun. You can create your own custom
      > logs out of the real logs with a script then feed that into Splunk so that
      > you stay within the 500MB limit. I have over 40 devices sending logs in one
      > form or another to Splunk on a server which is under specced for the role
      > and am not close to the 500MB/day limit. If someone logs into my firewall,
      > or one of my databases experiences an error level event or a new file
      > appears on my sftp server or a file system somewhere is above a particular
      > threshold I will know in under 2 minutes. Splunk makes logging and alerting
      > proactive instead of reactive. All sysadmins should be using it.
      >
      >
      > On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Falina Baksh <bakshfalina@...> wrote:
      >
      >> **
      >>
      >>
      >> Fabric sounds interesting, will check it out.
      >>
      >> What do you guys favor for monitoring?
      >>
      >> I'm feeling like stepping away from nagios and trying some of the other
      >> tools e.g zabbix claims to do give you nagios+mrtg in one package.
      >>
      >> Rgds,
      >> Falina
      >>
      >> Sent from my iPhone
      >>
      >> On Jun 4, 2013, at 12:29 PM, Stephen Sankarsingh <stephentnt@...>
      >> wrote:
      >>
      >>> Sucks when all you guys talk about is Linux desktops and the desktop
      >> sucks
      >>> so hard. Any interesting applications? Recently, I've been using
      >> something
      >>> called Fabric. Fabric + ssh-keys allows you to run commands on remote
      >>> servers from your local machine. I've used it to start consolidating my
      >>> sysadmin and (sql) reporting scripts. This way all my scripts and crons
      >> are
      >>> on a single server instead of spread out across 2-3 dozen servers. Makes
      >>> for some kickass automation options leaving you with more time to do
      >>> nothing :)
      >>>
      >>> Doing nothing should be every sysadmin's goal.
      >>>
      >>> /Stephen
      >>>
      >>> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Lawrence, Rellon
      >>> <rellonlawrence@...>wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Mint might not be the best now.
      >>>> Ubuntu has only 8MTS life except for LTS and mint has no upgrade path.
      >>>> Fresh system every 8 mts
      >>>>
      >>>> On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, Richard Jobity wrote:
      >>>>
      >>>>> **
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>> MINT!
      >>>>>
      >>>>> MINT~!
      >>>>>
      >>>>> -----Original Message-----
      >>>>> From: TTLUG@yahoogroups.com <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
      >>>>> 'TTLUG%40yahoogroups.com');> [mailto:TTLUG@yahoogroups.com
      >> <javascript:_e({},
      >>>> 'cvml', 'TTLUG%40yahoogroups.com');>]
      >>>>> On Behalf Of Wendell Clarke
      >>>>> Sent: Tuesday, 04 June 2013 09:08 AM
      >>>>> To: TTLUG@yahoogroups.com <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
      >>>>> 'TTLUG%40yahoogroups.com');>
      >>>>> Subject: Re: [ttlug] Its alive.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> I updating with every chance I get. Still stuck with one problem and
      >>>>> hoping an update fixes it soon.
      >>>>> On Jun 4, 2013 8:58 AM, "browwwsers1996" <allan@...
      >> <javascript:_e({},
      >>>> 'cvml', 'allan%40browwwsers.com');>>
      >>>>> wrote:
      >>>>>
      >>>>>> **
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Hello all,
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Have not been here for a while.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Hope you are all busy updating 13.04 like I am.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Allan
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >>>>>
      >>>>> ------------------------------------
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Help build TTLUG by forwarding this to anyone who is interested in
      >> the
      >>>>> subject matter or would otherwise benefit from joining the mailing
      >> list.
      >>>>> Trinidad and Tobago Linux Users Group
      >>>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ttlug
      >>>>> To subscribe, send an email to_______
      >> TTLUG-subscribe@yahoogroups.com<javascript:_e({},
      >>>> 'cvml', 'TTLUG-subscribe%40yahoogroups.com');>To unsubscribe, send an
      >>>> email to_____
      >>>>> TTLUG-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
      >>>>> 'TTLUG-unsubscribe%40yahoogroups.com');> List owner/moderator
      >> Richard
      >>>>> Jobity__ TTLUG-owner@yahoogroups.com <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
      >>>>> 'TTLUG-owner%40yahoogroups.com');> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>
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      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
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      >>>>
      >>>> Help build TTLUG by forwarding this to anyone who is interested in the
      >>>> subject matter or would otherwise benefit from joining the mailing
      >> list.
      >>>> Trinidad and Tobago Linux Users Group
      >> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ttlug
      >>>> To subscribe, send an email to_______ TTLUG-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
      >>>> To unsubscribe, send an email to_____
      >> TTLUG-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
      >>>> List owner/moderator Richard Jobity__ TTLUG-owner@yahoogroups.com
      >>>> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
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      > Help build TTLUG by forwarding this to anyone who is interested in the
      > subject matter or would otherwise benefit from joining the mailing list.
      >
      > Trinidad and Tobago Linux Users Group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ttlug
      > To subscribe, send an email to_______ TTLUG-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > To unsubscribe, send an email to_____ TTLUG-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > List owner/moderator Richard Jobity__ TTLUG-owner@yahoogroups.com
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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