Questions tagged [monitoring]

Monitoring is the act of looking on the processes or systems for performance, supervision and surveillance.

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Command line tool on Ubuntu Server to see disk IO stats?

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 12.04, and I'd like to see disk IO stats. I've tried top and htop, and neither of them output anything resembling IO stats. Is there a command line tool that does ...
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Tool to check if a website is available

As we're a web software development company, we've got many applications running on different servers. Sometimes, we get notified about some of them being down by different issues. Is there any ...
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Cam recorder with sound - Pet monitoring

I'm looking for a software that can record video and sound at home all day. Then, at the end of the day, I want to quickly be able to see if there was some noise at some time of the day (my dogs ...
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OS X app to show GPU usage?

As a developer, I push my machine to its limits quite often. It's often quite useful to know how much capacity you're currently using. I use the built in Activity Monitor for checking my CPU usage, ...
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Monitor bandwidth used per site

I'm looking for a program or extension that is able to monitor how much bandwidth is used per site browsed. If I visited the same site multiple times in a day, I'd like the total bandwidth used for ...
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Monitoring PCI Express bus usage

I am looking for a program that can monitor the PCI Express bus usage on Linux. I am mostly interested in the PCI Express bus usage between an Nvidia GPU and CPU. I am aware of https://devblogs....
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Track websites for changes

What is a good software to track web page content for changes? I need to watch several webpages for updates and want to be notified with the modifications highlighted. The software should be free ...
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Simple Monitor system (ping only)

What are the options for a simple monitoring system: Operating System to install on: Linux Only need to ping device. Send alerts if devices are not responding to ping. Simple to add devices - such as ...
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Android app to alert me when offline for a long time

I need an app to alert me when my Android phone goes offline for over 15 minutes. I have an obligation to respond to certain requests within a short time frame and they come to my phone over the net. ...
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Apache graphing tool for Linux (Centos 5)?

Is there an easy to install Apache graphing tool for Linux? Something which requires minimal setup and configuration? I'm having problems with slow loading times on a LAMP application and would like ...
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Software to monitor my hardware and graph the results

I want to find a piece of software that can: Monitor all the various types of computer hardware (e.g. CPU temp/clock/actives cores/voltage, GPU temp/clocks/utilization, HDD readwrite speeds/cache use,...
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Monitoring Software

I'm looking for recommendations based on real-life experience about the best software for monitoring Service. Feature expecte should be: Open Source (Nagios based, because my custumer want so :-)) ...
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Open source machine health monitor (status of disk, cpu, etc.)

I'm looking for an open source solution to the problem of checking whether hardware components on a Ubuntu system need to be replaced. The checks will be run on every node in a cluster that is inside ...
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Monitor data usage for multiple iOS devices

What I have: iPhone 5s running 7.0.4 (jailbroken) iPad 3rd gen running 7.1 iPad mini running 7+ (not 100% on this one, it's my girlfriend's iPad) All of the devices are on my AT&T account. ...
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Stop logging to files. But what system to choose?

Logging to files works since the unix epoch 1970. I think it is time for a change. My reasons: rotating files is a pain: Server needs to get reloaded after rotating ... logging structured data ...
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Software to monitor Windows API calls on a Windows 7

I want to monitor all calls to the Windows API. So just to make clear, this would be software that can log/display the API calls made by windowed applications and background services running on a ...
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A simple website monitoring service with notifications and performance reports

I'm using Pingdom (free version) to monitor one of my sites. All I need is to have instant notifications (any way -- e-mail / SMS / mobile app), when any of my sites goes down, in addition to a simple ...
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Linux program to monitor hardware sensors (temperatures, fans and voltages)?

I would like to find a good quality Linux program to monitor the hardware sensors of a computer. I would like the most of this features, if possible: Both command-line and GUI, or at least command-...
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Sniffing and Analysing Internet Usage via Port Mirroring

Goal In my network of about 10 computers, I would like to know who is using how much internet data. My data cap is finishing faster than it should and I need to find the host + application ...
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Android app to log network requests

Can anyone recommend an android app that will log all network requests? The log must include the following data: The name of the app that made the request The date/time the app made the request The ...
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Monitoring Front End / Dashboard & Subscription Based Alerting

Background I work for a large enterprise; we have a number of systems with interfaces to integrate data between them, some internal and some external websites, and some mobile applications which ...
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Agentless system monitor for multiple Windows machines

I need an application that, when running on a machine (the controller), can monitor basic system resources and network connectivity for about 20 Windows servers/clients (the nodes), all in the same ...
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I need an application that logs the time spent on games

My son spends way too much time on games. I need parental control software that'll allow me to set per-day limits on a group of applications, or that will make application usage stats available in a ...
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Network Environment Monitoring Software

I am looking for software to monitor my entire network. I would prefer open source software however, I am also open to a paid solution. I would want to be able to view all of my servers and to be ...
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Linux (Ubuntu) Alert on desktop on full local disk

I am looking for a desktop program that will monitor my local filesystems and pop up an alert once the usage reaches a certain threshold. I know lots of solutions for the server environment, but that ...
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Monitoring processes in detail over time - not summarized

I want to monitor the running processes of a linux machine over time. My do-it-yourself solution would be: Dump ps aux --forest every minute to a file. Background: If I get a message "something ...
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Real-time Registry Monitoring

Does anyone have a good tool for silent, real-time, system-wide registry monitoring? All of the tools I've seen have one of two problems: They poll for changes, instead of get events in real-time ...
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.NET Application monitoring tools

We have been looking for an application performance monitoring tool for some time and did not get quite a success in it. Our product environment consists of around 25 windows servers and each running ...
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Tools to help determine if a web site / web app is compromised?

This is about a (currently fictional) case where a very small group of one or more individuals is running a custom web site / web application. The site would be a typical server-side PHP/client side ...
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Simple, easy-to-use GUI for showing network hogs within my LAN

I run IT for a small-ish office of 10 people and ~3 dozen devices (computers, VOIP phones, printers, tablets and smart phones). I have Comcast Business internet service with 50/10Mbps, and I have ...
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Internet connection monitoring program

My internet connection os very unstable. Sometimes it has quick downloading speed, but mostly looses around 40% of packages, and the ping is around 900 ms. I would like to download a program that ...
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Which monitoring and reporting open source software can be used to allow custom queries of the dataset?

I'm working on a project where it is assumed that a few thousand distributed custom devices need to be monitored. So there are pretty simple questions which should be answered like: What's the load/...
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Monitoring reports for abnormal conditions

I have several HTTP APIs which generate several reports with raw data every day. I need a monitoring service that can hit an URI in those APIs, retrieve data, analyze it following some predefined ...
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Android app for continous camera monitor and email notification if red lamp detected

I want to use an old android device to camera monitor a red LED on a machine and email when the LED turns on. Must have features: Keep the camera on and monitor the camera image for a red led light ...
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'Low Disk Space Warning' for individual drives

When a disk is almost full, Windows will display a warning: However this warning has some drastic limitations: you cannot change the limit on what constitutes "very low disk space" you cannot enable ...
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VoIP call monitor [closed]

Can anyone recommend me a program to monitor VoIP calls, preferably for Windows. I would like for it to log caller-ID and if possible record the conversation. If you have any suggestions, please ...
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I am searching for a software that monitors activity on my computer

I already found this app which is not really doing what I want, because it is for games and I don't want to see my cpu usage. I am specifically searching for this app. I tried to find but I didn't. ...
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Android app the send video over wifi to another phone

I am looking for an android app where two phones work in conjunction to send video. One of them is taking video, and sending it over wifi to the other android device that is displaying it. The use ...
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.net - Health Monitoring / Logging Server - Open Source / Freemium

I'm looking for a Health Monitoring / Logging Server for .net that will make it easier to monitor applications (primarily web applications). As a developer, I generally don't have access to the ...
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Monitor microphone sound level

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows that can display a small window that monitor microphone sound level in real-time. I know that Audacity and Camtasia monitor microphone sound level, but ...
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Android app to show what apps/processes are currently using data

What Android app shows, in real-time, what apps and processes are currently transmitting and receiving data? I am interested in quantity of data being transmitted (not speed). Recommendations for ...
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Need a PC monitoring software with alerts

I'm looking for a PC monitoring software that can monitor: Temperatures Voltages Fan speed It also needs the ability to set maximum and minimum limits so that if a value goes above or below it then ...
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AppDynamics open source alternative?

Is there any AppDynamics open source alternative? I'm looking for something that at least: would capture call trees along with time spent on each level allowing to pinpoint the problem would work ...
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Software recommendations to monitor Android File System

I am currently doing a project which requires me to compare a "before" and an "after" of an Android phone file system. It is mainly for me to identify the modifications that were made to the file ...
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Recommendation for website monitoring service that tests with real browser?

I need a recommendation for a online website monitoring service (like https://www.uptrends.de, not self hosted) for javascript heavy websites with threejs (3d canvas). The monitoring should inform me (...
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Android sensor monitoring app with threshold control

I am interested in the app which allows to monitor different built-in sensors of device (particularly ALS sensor) not only manually but also in unattended mode. And also it should include sending ...
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Epileptic seizure alarm plus phone call & SMS Android software

I am looking for an Android application that uses the accelerometer sensor in the mobile phone, perhaps with a few software tags attached to the body and communicating with the phone, for detecting ...
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Warning when I click a button that could have been pressed through a keyboard shortcut

I am looking for a program that can display a warning whenever I click a button that could have been pressed through a keyboard shortcut. Ideally, the warning should just be some pop-up that ...
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JEDEC device health report

We're building an Android device that uses e.MMC flash memory. We have bad experiences with flash memory quality, so I have defined a long term test with thousands of write cycles. Now I became aware ...
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A free web service to create an RSS feed from a page [closed]

I am looking for a free web service similar to Change Detection or page2rss that can create an RSS/ATOM feed from any page that does not provide a feed by itself. I am asking for an alternative to ...

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