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23. 12. 2008 Patrick Zambelli Configuration Management

Check multiple network devices of a single host

Problem: A cluster server system may have multiple network interfaces  It is of interest to monitor all single devices for availability, while having the advantage to define only one host. – the host on which the network cards are installed. First define the server as host in Nagios, before following the next steps. (This example… Read More

23. 12. 2008 Patrick Zambelli Capacity Management

Advanced PING graphs

Cacti allows with its graphing engine the representation of sophisticated graphs. One of the principle values to graph is the ping response time average together with the possible packet loss. Cacti enables you to pack both information in one single graph, while still remaining well structured and clearly readable.