Cloud Monitoring


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    [Matt Shover:] Additionally a capability that we have that will complement our bursting use case that we talked about earlier [part 2 of the series] is something here at Rackspace called Auto Scaling [product...
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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 different methods for installing and configuring the Cloud Monitoring Agent on a cloud server.  You install the Cloud Monitoring Agent on the servers you want to monitor. The agent gathers data based on 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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In the Cloud Control Panel, you can choose to set monitoring checks on your servers. This article explains each check and the options that you can set for them. For information about setting up one of these monitoring checks, see...
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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.  API...
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This article describes different methods for installing and configuring the Cloud Monitoring Agent on a cloud server.  You install the Cloud Monitoring Agent on the servers you want to monitor. The agent gathers data based on the...
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This article describes some issues related to the Cloud Monitoring Agent and provides actions that you can perform to resolve these issues.

Issue: The Agent is not installed on my server

Log in to your cloud server as root and...
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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 StartedCloud Monitoring Getting Started Guide: http://docs.rackspace.com/cm/api/v1.0/cm-getting-started/content/Introduction.htmlGetting 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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