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Questions tagged [monitoring]

For questions about observing, tracking, and recording activities or data to measure progress towards achieving objectives.

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Is there any way to get New Relic or PagerDuty to not alert during nightly maintenance?

Initial Problem We have some badly behaved overnight maintenance jobs that cause alerts for AppDex and error rates for our apps. These are metrics that would be problematic if they happened during ...
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How to monitor a micro-service oriented solution?

I run a micro-service oriented system, running under a private network, composed mainly of: databases (clusters) internal API's external/public API's workers (services) monitoring servers All are ...
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How fast does Prometheus data grow?

This may sound like a vague question so I will provide some context below. The basic question is : What parameters describe the growth in size of a Prometheus database over time? To tie the question ...
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Zabbix on docker containers

I want to build highly available Zabbix service for my infrastructure. I am considering it on VMs or in containers. I already know the case of running Zabbix in VM, yet I am not aware of pros, and ...
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How to monitor a REST call response?

My project is using customer.io to send emails in different flows. Every now and then we have a bug, and one of those calls stops and email is not sent. I want to get alerted when an email is not ...
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Script to enable/disable maintenance mode for Pager Duty using Riemann

I am working on a project where I need to enable a maintenance mode for a single node at a time through a script I can give to other teams that don't have access to Pager Duty's site. The idea of the ...
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What do you tell someone new to going oncall or PagerDutyl?

[[ Based on tags and the wording this sounds like a PagerDuty-specific question, but it could apply to any tech or monitoring stack in my mind.... PagerDuty is just so dominant in SF-based jobs I've ...
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Browser Based Programmable Workflow Engine

I'm not even sure if the title is the proper term to describe such application. Below are the characteristics of the application I'm looking for. Entirely web based user interface (Everything ...
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How to monitor AWS S3 cross-region replication process?

Amazon S3 has a cross-region replication which will handle copy of new/updated objects to additional region. The problem is that solution does not provide visibility on state for replication process, ...
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tools to gather variant information from thousands of servers and update into database

Recently, I use ansible to gather information periodically from thousands of servers(which already installed collectd to gather CPU, memory, disks, netowrking info) in our company. For example: I ...
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Graphite: What's the difference between keepLastValue and Interpolate?

I know I could probably get better response in different groups, but I'd really like to see this one gain traction. From the Graphite Docs: interpolate(seriesList, limit=inf) Takes one metric ...
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How to monitor ELK Stack Load?

We have tried Prometheus and Grafana. Currently it is not set up on our cluster and we are tight with resources. What are the best ways to monitor load on an ELK stack? Is there anything built in?
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System monitoring and reporting with Jenkins

Are there any plugins that would enable me to distribute system monitoring and reporting via Jenkins, if I provided it with data in a required format. E.g. I would like to write a simple script that ...
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Health monitoring of web pages without using GET check

I am looking for a solution to monitor the health (DOWN or UP) of my web pages. Let's say I have three services, site.com/data site.com/user site.com/id Now, what I can do is that I can create a GET ...
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How to use a Logic App to do a json filter and diff for monitoring automation of a third party system

I am trying to create monitoring endpoints in Site24x7 using their APIs. I am using Azure logic Apps to orchestrate this process as there are multiple third-party services. I was able to get the data ...
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Infrastructure Stability Report

We are using Azure IAAS to host our applications, and these are hosted on a number of virtual machines for different tiers Our client have recently asked us to provide monthly report on the ...
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how to monitor kubernetes arbitrary state change?

I'd like to trigger a push notification, and potentially a webhook, such as a jenkins build based on a state change in a kubernetes cluster. The first use case I have is to get notified when a ...
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Open source microservice visualization

We run various microservices on rancher and kubernetes, and I am wondering if there are any open source projects that assist in visualizing network traffic between services to help detect dependencies....
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How can we monitor internal or external webservices?

We have Web Performance monitoring third party Tool. We are using New Relic.. However, we are not able to monitor either Internal or External Web services. In an assumption, if the web service goes ...
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How effective is ELK than other Monitoring tools?

"ELK" is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ...
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Monitoring tool to microservices on Kubernetes

I'm deploying an instance with kubernetes on Azure public cloud, and I need a tool to monitor the microservices and pods inside this instance, the question is, what tool are you using to do that? I've ...
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What does applying maxSeries to a single metric mean?

As per the graphite documentation for maxSeries, Takes one metric or a wildcard seriesList. For each datapoint from each metric passed in, pick the maximum value and graph it. For multiple ...
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How to install an OMS agent in a Windows container?

My Objective: To install OMS agent in Windows container. Why: To View/Monitor the container's logs Azure Log Analytics. What I'm doing now: I followed this ...
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Monitoring immutable infrastructure virtual machines

Currently I am using the HashiCorp stack (Packer, Terraform) and Ansible, to generate Immutable Infrastructure and Infrastructure as Code. This builds a Virtual Machine from a base image, provisions ...
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Application monitoring in multiple EC2 instances

I am running 10 AWS EC2 instances. Each of them running different applications. I am looking for application level monitoring solution. Suppose, if Apache fails in any instance, it should notify me ...
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Automatic periodic conditional checks

I need a simple tool that will carry out some conditional checks periodically and give me a red/green status that I can use as an indication that something is wrong. These are examples of checks that ...
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Monitor program progress on multiple servers

We have three servers that are running python programs that are running data analysis tasks inside a tmux session. The method we are using at the moment is ssh'ing into each of them connecting the ...
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Trigger PagerDuty alert after a number of incidents

Is it possible to only have an alert triggered after a certain number of incidents from an integration? For example, if my application reports a single non-critical failure of a kind, that's worth-...
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OMD vs Ubuntu install issues

When installing OMD 1.3 on Ubuntu, I get the following output: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of omd-1.31.20160708: omd-1.31.20160708 depends on libapache2-mod-proxy-html; however: ...
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monitoring/alerting system which can support very arbitrary data source and logic

I am looking for a monitoring/alerting tool/system which can support very arbitrary data source and logic. (following is a made up example to more easily demonstrate my needs) I have a database ...
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Is Serf an added value when a container orchestration platform like kubernetes is used?

When the Hashicorp's website was checked it seems that there is another tool, i.e. Serf. Back in the day there was another tool called otto, but that was deprecated at a certain moment. After reading ...
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Is there a standard way to check if a web API is alive?

As a developer, I have been involved in producing a number of assorted web-APIs, both for internal and public use. Is there a standard (or de facto) way of checking if a web API is up and running? (...
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Service check with api in Icinga2

I am trying to do add service of client using icinga2 api. I have followed https://github.com/saurabh-hirani/icinga2-api-examples. Here is what I have done so far. First I created zone and endpoint ...
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How to get EC2 instance tags when pulling CloudWatch data?

For monitoring purposes, we're pulling AWS/EC2 instances statistics data from CloudWatch and save it to InfluxDB. We're using Telegraf to do this. However, when pulling the data from Cloudwatch, ...
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Monitoring checklist - What things should I be monitoring?

We are building a (Zabbix-based) monitoring system for our applications; hovewer, I'm having difficulties in defining what to monitor? I have so far come up with the following general categories: ...
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What exactly is the cloud term 'a Firehose'?

I found a Firehose definition from Overview of the Loggregator System Cloud Foundry docs. The Firehose is a WebSocket endpoint that streams all the event data coming from a Cloud Foundry ...
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Why would graphite-webapp browser not display any body content?

I have used 0.9.x Graphite in the past as the basis of my monitoring system, and am trying a fresh install of 1.0.1 prior to upgrading across my systems (Ubuntu, 14.04, though I doubt that matters). ...
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How to change PagerDuty incident name?

I have AWS Cloudwatch hooked up with PagerDuty. Whenever an alert goes out, it goes to PagerDuty, which then sends us a message in Slack. The problem is, this is what it shows in the chat: ...
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What tools do you use to monitor applications and business-specific data? (apart from Jenkins)

Currently, we use Jenkins to run small node.js scripts in order to check if applications are doing what they're supposed to. Like, we have some routines which should run in an interval and we need to ...
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How do you monitor Node Micro services running inside of Docker Containers?

This article about "How healthy is your Dockerized application?" explains the trouble with monitoring, but it doesn't provide any good examples of how to actually monitor a microservice inside of the ...
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Alarms management with Elasticsearch and Kibana

I'm working on my first implementation of the Elasticsearch-Logstash-Kibana stack. I have everything working, but now I need to: Set alarms on certain thresholds/events Send notifications on alarms (...
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Deriving an item value from a structured file in Zabbix

Zabbix's builtin items for monitoring system parameters are reasonably rich, but there are occasionally things it doesn't seem to make trivial to obtain, such as how many dirty cache pages there are. ...
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Sensu TCP Connection Issue

I have a fresh sensu/uchiwa stack running on a virtual machine. It is a "standalone" installation - redis, rabbitmq, sensu-server, sensu-api, sensu-client, and uchiwa are all installed on the same ...
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Site monitoring browser-only tool running in frontend only?

Infrastructure monitoring tools like Nagios or much more "low-level" curl are well known in the DevOps community. But, given I would like just to track some APIs in similar manner just in frontend, ...
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How to get memory usage per process with sar, sysstat?

Can I get memory usage per process with Linux? we monitor our servers with sysstat/sar. But besides seeing that memory went off the roof at some point, we can't pinpoint which process was getting ...
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Laptop Internet connection monitoring

I have a need to monitor laptops both Linux and Windows that are deployed to remote locations which we don't have physical access to all the time. The laptops are used for different services but need ...
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How to create a centralised dashboard to monitor multiple cloud (Amazon and Google)?

I'm looking for a single product or service which can be used as a centralized dashboard to monitor cloud infrastructure provide by Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform in addition to the ...
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Are there any best practices and/or tools for 'nohup' monitoring?

I use nohup for starting Ansible playbooks inside the Master which is spawned via boto3 from AWS Lambda. This playbook creates multiple workers, make them do some tasks, and terminates them. So, I ...
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What opensource solutions can be used to implement anomaly detection based on Riemann metrics?

When Riemann used as system and/or application metrics collector, what are opensource tools can be used in order to implement anomaly detection monitoring?
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How to check Jenkins build executor free memory?

In Jenkins when clicking on Build Executor Status I can only see free disk space related statistics (URI: /computer). How I can monitor free system memory (RAM) in Jenkins? I'm asking, because ...