Author: sq4ind

Securing connection to check_mk agent with stunnel

Check_mk is quite nice to monitor hosts in your own network, however if you have remote server that you would like to monitor it’s not so secure, because check_mk agent is sending all its data as clear text. Of course

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Deleting tons of files in Linux using rsync

If You have a problem with deleting tons of files in linux (when for example You’ve came across this problem: /bin/rm: Argument list too long.) You can try find, perl scripts and so on (you can find some more info here),

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Zabbix – check if host is on dnsbl

Sometimes You need to monitor status of Your host in case it is blacklisted (especially mail servers). I wrote simple script and template for Zabbix to do this. Here it is: zabbix_dnsbl This is early version, so feel free to

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Restoring corrupted InnoDB MySQL databases

Recently my Zabbix MySQL database was corrupted. Unfortunately I’ve needed historical data (database backup was too old), so there was only one way: restore everything I can from corrupted database. On the other hand I had every table in the

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Quick Tip: Centos 6.5 and zabbix agent 2.2.1

If You are facing with one of the following problems after upgrading CentOS and Zabbix agent to the latest stable realese (CentOS 6.5 and zabbix agent 2.2.1): You cannot get autodiscovered items data (for examle: network interfaces bandwidth) zabbix cannot

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Using OMSA and snmp on CentOS to monitor Dell servers in zabbix.

Recently I’ve needed to configure more advanced monitoring of Dell servers with hardware Raid, becasue of disk failure in one of my servers. I’ve came across a lots of information how to configure OMSA in Centos, but every description and howto

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Running raspbian in QEMU on Fedora 19

As I mentioned earlier (Zabbix templates for Raspberry PI), I want to develop Zabbix template for Raspebrry PI, but unfortunatelly my Raspberry PI could no be used to do such things now, so I decided to run raspbian on QEMU.

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Zabbix templates for Raspberry PI

Hello, recently I was searching some Zabbix templates for Raspberry PI, but I didn’s succeed. I’ve decided I will do some Zabbix templates for Raspberry PI. Now I am preparing LAB for it. So stay tuned – I will post

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Compiling zabbix-agent on Raspberry Pi (xbian or debian)

First of all You need to install some software for compilation: apt-get install build-essentialapt-get install build-essential Now, just get sources of zabbix (in this case the latest version is 2.0.6): wget "http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/zabbix/ZABBIX%20Latest%20Stable/2.0.6/zabbix-2.0.6.tar.gz"wget "http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/zabbix/ZABBIX%20Latest%20Stable/2.0.6/zabbix-2.0.6.tar.gz" Unpack it, go to unpacked sources: tar

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Monitoring ip_conntrack on zabbix

I needed some statistics and triggers on zabbix of ip_conntrack. Here is how to monitor it, of course You can expand it as You wish. First of all You need to add some configuration to Your zabbix agents. Put those

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