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Monitoring tools

Discussion in 'Web Server' started by MustangV10, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. MustangV10

    MustangV10 Guest

    I'm looking for a free service monitoring service. Something that notifies you if a specific service goes down via SMS or Email. Is there anything like this?

  2. gcawood

    gcawood Guest

    Take a look at Nagios. It's software, not a service, but it's great and very reliable. I would recommend that you consider handling your own monitoring with this application instead of relying on a free 3rd party service.

    Good luck!
  3. MustangV10

    MustangV10 Guest

    Thanks! I'll download and install it now, I desperately need something like this. Of course, when I'm on my computer, I'm not constantly staring at my servers status's so this could be helpful.
  4. MustangV10

    MustangV10 Guest

  5. MustangV10

    MustangV10 Guest

    Hmm, well I do really want something free, I may be willing to pay eventually, but not right now.
  6. DaReaper

    DaReaper Guest


    You can try out Cacti http://www.cacti.net/ for monitoring your network or Observium : http://www.observium.org

    Both are useful for monitoring your networks.

    You can use Ganglia http://ganglia.info for normal server monitoring.

    I hope they are useful for you. I just googled them up, didn't try any myself as i feel comfortable with command line.
  7. diegosuse

    diegosuse Guest

    Nagios and cacti, bouth works great. I like nagios tree diagram to work with. In our office we have a big screen splited with nagios and cacti. We run gps tracl platform , cloud services, hostings etc. Hope helps

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