Cloud Monitoring


Server Management

Sometimes, an email alert isn't enough. If you are on call, on the go, or far from Wi-Fi, mobile alerts are a necessity. For the most critical problems, you can set up notifications from multiple form factors, combining SMS with...
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Control Panel Software

Rackspace Cloud Monitoring can be used on Rackspace servers and non-Rackspace servers. When using a Rackspace server, you can be a managed or an unmanaged user. There are some differences between what you can do in any one of...
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This article describes how to install and set up the Cloud Monitoring Agent on a Cloud Server. This article describes the following tasks:
Install the agent on your server
Run the agent setup program
Start the agent
Upgrade the...
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This article describes how to create monitoring checks by using Cloud Monitoring through the Cloud Control Panel. Each of the monitoring checks that you can create with the Cloud Control Panel are based on predefined check...
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Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Rackspace Cloud Monitoring can be used on Rackspace servers and non-Rackspace servers. When using a Rackspace server, you can be a managed or an unmanaged user. There are some differences between what you can do in any one of...
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Cloud monitoring is available within the control panel Cloud Servers section listed in your Server name. Within the control panel's Cloud Monitoring section there are many options available to you. This article explains what each...
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Rackspace Cloud Monitoring has several different types of checks with corresponding alarms to choose from. A check determines which aspect of the server you want monitored. The alarm activates based on specific parameters you set...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Monitoring. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  
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This article describes how to install and set up the Cloud Monitoring Agent on a Cloud Server. This article describes the following tasks:
Install the agent on your server
Run the agent setup program
Start the agent
Upgrade the...
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Issue: The Agent is not installed on my server.
Log onto your Cloud Server as root and install the agent. See Install the Monitoring Agent for installation instructions.
Issue: The Monitoring Agent is installed, but doesn't...
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When a monitoring check reaches or passes a specific threshold or value, an alarm is triggered and you'll receive a Warning or Critical email notification for the monitored resource. This article describes some simple...
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Cloud Monitoring is an API driven cloud service built for infrastructure monitoring.  It offers a simple yet powerful feature-set, allowing extreme flexibility in configuration and execution.  
This guide is intended to be a...
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Account Services

Rackspace Cloud Monitoring can be used on Rackspace servers and non-Rackspace servers. When using a Rackspace server, you can be a managed or an unmanaged user. There are some differences between what you can do in any one of...
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- Getting Started -

The Cloud Monitoring Agent allows you to monitor the internals of your Cloud Server by running checks that are installed on your server locally rather than launching checks from one or more of the Rackspace data centers. Because...
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Getting Started
Cloud Monitoring Getting Started Guide: http://docs.rackspace.com/cm/api/v1.0/cm-getting-started/content/Introduction.html
Getting started with the Cloud Monitoring CLI (Raxmon): http://www.rackspace.com/...
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Do you leverage data center automation to build products faster? Do you want a seamless way to define thresholds? Do you want to leverage some of the easiest, most reliable technology to make monitoring a breeze? Learn how to...
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It is not necessary to edit config files on a Nagios server. Rackspace Cloud Monitoring lets you:

Set thresholds with an easy to use alarm language:
if (metrics['code'] != "200") {  return CRITICAL, "Bad HTTP Status: #{code}"}...
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