Debian Tutorials




Monitoring Varnish with Munin

Varnish is a great reverse proxy and very useful for load balancing. Here you can find a tutorial on installing Varnish: Installing and configuring Varnish HTTP accelerator. Munin is a network/system monitoring application that presents output in graphs through a web interface. If you haven’t installed it already, use this [...]


Installing and using the IPMI tool

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a standardized computer system interface used by system administrators to manage a computer system and monitor its operation. The development of this interface specification was led by Intel Corporation and is supported by more than two hundred computer systems vendors including [...]

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Installing ntop network monitoring tool

ntop is a network traffic probe that shows the network usage, similar to what the popular top Unix command does. ntop is based on libpcap and it has been written in a portable way in order to virtually run on every Unix platform and on Win32 as well. ntop users can use a a web browser (e.g. netscape) to navigate through ntop (that acts [...]

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Installing the Hobbit monitor on lenny

Hobbit monitors your hosts, your network services, and anything else you configure it to do via extensions. Hobbit can periodically generate requests to network services – http, ftp, smtp and so on – and record if the service is responding as expected. You can also monitor local disk utilisation, logfiles and processes [...]

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