Questions about all kinds of monitoring. E.g. "How to monitor the network traffic?"

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How do you monitor the progress of dd?

dd is a wonder allowing you to duplicate a hard drive to another, completely zero a hard drive, etc. But once you launch a dd command, there's nothing to tell you of it's progress. It just sits there ...
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Why does installing collectd on Ubuntu 16.04 require X11?

I am setting up monitoring using Riemann and collectd on my server. When I do sudo apt-get install collectd , I get a huge list of packages including X11, fonts and icon-themes. The other option is ...
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How to monitor syslog and get alerted when there is a certain entry?

There is a certain error which is always the same and I am getting in syslog, however I am not really sure what the error is being caused by so I would like to get alerted immediately whenever it ...
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We want to monitor the computers of employees in the company

We want to monitor the computers of employees in the company. Boss wants to see what users are doing on the screen. All computers is Ubuntu. What can i do this? Not only monitoring network, network ...
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Troubleshoot XYMon Client not reporting

So I am new to XYMon, tried installing it on CentOS first as that is the top linked guide in the XYMon installation main page, but that was a nightmare. Also it uses Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)...
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Remotely Ubuntu management & monitoring?

I have a bunch of PC's running ubuntu and have them configured on that way that I can connect via VPN with bunch of ports. I have issues monitoring them as /var/ partitions, RAM "magically" missing ...
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Icinga2 Linux NRPE Check “Connection Refused”

I installed on a Ubuntu 16.04 icinga2. This server monitors Windows Server with NRPE. Then I installed nagios-nrpe-server on a other Ubuntu Server. I prepared the nrpe.cfg and added at allowed_hosts ...
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Squid LAN network Per user Bandwidth monitoring

I have made a small LAN network with a ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user ...
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How can I monitor the memory usage?

I have used top to see the memory usage at the moment. But I would like to monitor the memory usage over a period of time. E.g start monitoring and then execute a few commands, and final stop the ...
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Can I deiconify a console on a certain output?

I would like to have a terminal window which deiconifies as soon as it shows an output. With it I would monitor log messages on a terminal -- say with a tail -f. The terminal would loom in ...
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How to monitor my data limit on a mobile broadband connection?

I recently got a 3G dongle with a data plan of 200MB per month and I would like to know when I reach that limit. Are there any programs (preferably an indicator) which let my monitor my monthly usage? ...
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How to measure incoming traffic only from a certain IP?

I wanted to measure the incoming traffic on a server, which acts as load balancer and other roles. There are many tools for measuring the bandwidth on a network interface, but the problem is that the ...
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What Psensor data can you read from an intel gpu?

On a nvidia gpu with the recommended drivers you can see the folowing values in psensor: gpu temp gpu utilization gpu mem utilization gpu video decoder utilization But I would like to know what ...
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transmission-remote: How to monitor list of torrents in terminal?

I have just installed transmission on my server which runs Ubuntu desktop. I have no issue with downloading files and so forth, but would like to keep a terminal window open on my work computer where ...
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Performance Alerts

Is it possible & how do I, in Ubuntu to setup a performance monitor / event at a certain performance. I want setup a monitor that calls a .SH script on a couple of things the first and major one ...
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How to monitor disk activity?

How do I view my Disk Activity on Ubuntu? For example, How can I monitor what is being written and read from disk as well as the percentage of disk usage? I am looking for an application similar to ...
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record of swap/memory usage - how to do it?

Here is a quick intro to the problem, but if you're interested only on the question, I think you may skip to the last paragraph. I have installed Ubuntu Mate on my laptop with the recommended amount ...
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Network activity monitor

I would like to ask you, if you know any SIMPLE and LIGHTWEIGHT application for monitoring network? I am not looking for network activity monitor for servers, like daily stats etc, i need realtime ...
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How to set wired interface on Monitor Mode?

I could set my Wireless connection on Monitor Mode. And i could capture packets using wireshark. But how do i set my wired connection on monitor mode so that i can capture wired traffic too on ...
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sending trap continuesly

Is there a way to trigger a suitable trap continuesly while using the monitor directive of DisMan Monitoring and send it via trapsess? (e.g. Cpu,Memory rise above a certain treshold or hdd space is ...
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No Scanning of other hosts at icinga2

I installed icinga2 on a ubunut server 14.04. It works greate but when I add a host with services the host and the services will be added on the icinga2 web. But the information of these hosts are the ...
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How can I discover why the game Dota 2 causes a reboot?

The background to my question The main problem is that, when I'm playing a game (Dota 2) the computer restarts only (and only) when the game finish (exactly when the scoreboard appears). It doesn't ...
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What tools do you use to monitor a web server?

What tools do you use to monitor a Ubuntu web server? More specifically, I'd like to monitor server uptime, resource usage (RAM, CPU, bandwidth, etc.), Apache, MySQL and PHP.
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NTM - Network Traffic Monitor GUI

I installed NTM and I have a few queries: I tried to launch it both from cl or using the icon but I do not know if it is running ! Whenever I tried to launch it from terminal I am getting "Vector ...
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How to enable mail notification on centreon

I want to know what is the specific configuration to enable email notification on centreon based on centreon engine
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Repeat a command every x interval of time in terminal?

How can I repeat a command every interval of time , so that it will allow me to run commands for checking or monitoring directories ? There is no need for a script, i need just a simple command ...
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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

I would like it to be reported every time that the my router loses its internet connection. I would like to have my Ubuntu system send me an email every time that the router's system log displays the ...
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How to tell which processes are uploading and downloading data (and how much)? [duplicate]

I can see in my System Monitor that data is being uploaded and downloaded, I can see in Etherape which sites it's connecting to and which protocol is being used. However without looking at the actual ...
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fileschanged daemon dies unexpectedly

I'm using fileschanged to monitor files on server1 and run a bash script to synch the files in server1 to server2 if any of the files are changed in server1. to do that I'm running this: fileschanged ...
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Is there in ubuntu repository monitoring alternative to nagios?

I would like to run some kind of service monitoring for my server and few other servers/services. Basically I want to monitor availability and send mail, when avail. is bad. Is there any simple ...
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System Monitoring Tools For Ubuntu

I am looking for System Monitoring tools which are GUI and Cli or Web Based which include Basic Functions such as CPU Usage Ram Usage Swap Usage Disk Usage ( Space / I/O ) Heat Monitoring I know ...
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Probing system file interactions

I need to monitor all interactions with Linux file system (include interactions through interrupts, kernel functions and system calls). To do this, I use SystemTap. I have two questions: According ...
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Application monitoring in Ubutu

Is there an application in Ubuntu which can monitor and log what applications are opened and for how long each of them stay active?
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How can I monitor syslog and send notification based on events?

I'm going to be sending syslog from my one device/server to an Ubuntu server. On the Ubuntu server (receiving the syslog), I want it to trigger a script when specific syslog messages arrive. Is this ...
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Monitor folder contents changes

I can monitor the content changes of a file using tail -f command Is there a similar way of monitoring the changes of a directory structure the way tail -f monitors file? I have a long running ...
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Nagios or Ubuntu Landscape free/personal for two personal servers in different houses

I have two Ubuntu (Xubuntu) 14.04 LTS servers. One at my parents' house and one at mine. Ideally I want two things: being able to see system information like CPU usage, memory usage and disk usage (...
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How to log access to a specific file?

I have already looked at this question and its answers How to log access to a specific folder and changes in its contents?, however I would like something more specific, so that it logs the access to ...
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How to track the total data transfered in a month

I can see the data transferred (internet Download/Upload) in the current session from the System Monitor. But I want something that keeps track of all the data transferred and I can see how much data ...
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Command-line version of System Monitor statistical information on CPU, RAM, Swap, and Network traffic

I often use the program htop as a replacement for the System Monitor's Processes tab, but I have found no such replacement in the command-line for the Resources tab which displays live statistical ...
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Is there any way to show vnstat as indicator Unity?

I tray indicator-netspeed but show sum of download and upload, I want to show each one seperate, Then tray system-monitor-indicator and show total network, I want to show just ppp0 bandwith. Is there ...
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nagios NRPE CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds

Getting following error on nagios server root@VMb:/usr/local/nagios/libexec# ./check_nrpe -H 54.255.1.99 -n CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds.
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I can't open a port using iptables

I want to open a port, I used this command: iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 1111 -j ACCEPT when I use nmap command nmap localhost it doesn’t display the 1111 port ps. I'm using debian-7.8.0 Any ...
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Monitoring resource usage by single application over period of time

I am looking for an utility which can monitor the resource usage (CPU & RAM) by an application. I have an third party application which runs as service, once started, it will receive requests ...
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Execute command automatically if sustained CPU usage

I use Ubuntu 14.04 EC2 instances on AWS for development, and they frequently (1-2 times per week) become unresponsive to SSH and I need to terminate them and create a new one - asking AWS console to ...
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server mointoring / intrusion detection for home nas

I'm looking for some kind of monitor or intrusion detection to monitor my NAS. The following things I would like to monitor: Incoming network traffic (source -> Router -> NAS) from another country -...
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Canonical landscape custom graph script needs interpeter

Okay so i am completely new to Landscape but i am starting to love it! I want to create a graph that runs the following command: netstat -an | grep -c 8105 Which will return a number of how many ...
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How to install CPU-G on Ubuntu

How to install CPU-G on Ubuntu , so i can use it to view information about my desktop hardware .
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GUI for monitoring CPU usage (including L1/L2 caches) in real time?

Is there any GUI available in Ubuntu which shows detailed CPU usage, including L1/L2 cache usage? So that while running a custom program, I can monitor the CPU utilization in detail. The default ...