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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Monitoring and Troubleshooting

What is Cloud Feeds?
Cloud Feeds is a new service that accepts and validates event notifications from other Rackspace Cloud services, and presents the data to you in a standardized and easy to digest way.
Modern complex computing...
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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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The new Rackspace Cloud mobile application for iOS and Android devices enables you to instantly monitor the health of your cloud infrastructure.  The Rackspace Cloud mobile app, when used with Cloud Monitoring, provides you with...
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Note: Be sure to set up your authentication token before completing the terminal steps for creating your cloud queue.
The steps in this process will return queue statistics, including the number of messages that exist in the...
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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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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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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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Linux Tools

Munin uses plug-ins to determine what data is gathered and reported. It includes several plug-ins for the types of data most people would be interested in, but not all of those plug-ins are enabled on a fresh installation.
What...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers
Following the article about installing munin monitoring systems, if you want to monitor additional servers you'll need to install a munin node service on each.
What's a munin node?
A munin node is a data collector for munin that...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers
We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers

Content Delivery Network

When choosing to use the content delivery network (CDN) to accelerate your website and the images and videos on that website, you are responsible for all bandwidth costs associated with delivery of your content over the public...
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Filed in: Cloud Files

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Basic Essential Network Monitoring
Preface
Monitoring in Linux
About The Tools
Ubuntu / Debian Installation
CentOS / RHEL Installation
Fedora (16+) Installation
openSUSE Installation
How to use VNstat
How to use IPtraf
How to use...
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Managed Operations

We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers

CentOS/Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux

We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers

Ubuntu/Debian Linux

We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers