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Monitoring of different server types: Print servers
Time and again, organizations underestimate the importance of monitoring their print servers. Network printers or multifunction devices usually have…
Monitoring of different server types: VPN servers
Monitoring of different server types: VPN servers
Over the course of the Corona pandemic, many organizations have needed to find a way to share company data confidentially with employees in their home…
Monitoring of different server types: Mail servers
Monitoring of different server types: Mail servers
Despite competition from messenger apps, email is still one of the most important means of business communication. For this reason alone, the…
Monitoring of different server types: Cloud servers
Monitoring of different server types: Cloud servers
These days, most organizations rely on a hybrid IT infrastructure and use the services of public cloud providers in addition to their own on-premises…
Efficient Proxmox monitoring with Checkmk
Efficient Proxmox monitoring with Checkmk
Proxmox is a popular Linux-based server virtualization platform. The open source-based software combines KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) and LXC…
Monitoring of different server types: SQL servers
Monitoring of different server types: SQL servers
In the age of the IoT (Internet of Things) and big data, databases play an important role and are crucial for the success of an organization. As a…
Monitoring of different server types: File Servers
Monitoring of different server types: File Servers
After explaining the monitoring of NAS servers in the previous part, I would now like to talk about the monitoring of file servers. Many organisations…
Monitoring of different server types: NAS server
Monitoring of different server types: NAS server
NAS servers are popular because of their user-friendliness and are used in organisations of all sizes. For this reason, you should definitely consider…
The path to the best HP monitoring
The path to the best HP monitoring
In many businesses it would be hard to imagine IT without the diverse range of products from HPE and HP. In order to guarantee the smooth operation of…
Splunk Monitoring with Checkmk
Splunk Monitoring with Checkmk
Splunk is more than just a highly efficient search engine. The cross-platform solution captures, indexes, and correlates real-time data from different…
Linux memory monitoring: RAM or Swap?
Linux memory monitoring: RAM or Swap?
Swap monitoring for Linux servers is more than just a simple threshold for used RAM. But what values should you monitor and what is the right…
How to monitor your web server
How to monitor your web server
Is your web server up and running? Are the SSL certificates still valid? Is the server's performance alright? In this article we're going to show you…
Five check plug-ins for linux server monitoring
Five check plug-ins for linux server monitoring
In this blog post we're going to introduce five check plug-ins that come in handy to sysadmins when it comes to Linux server monitoring.
Building custom dashboards for vSphere monitoring
Building custom dashboards for vSphere monitoring
Checkmk comes with a powerful dashboard builder. Ok, getting started could be easier, but once you have build your first dashboard, you will have…