This post highlights the workflow for using Incinga2 as a task runner and exporting results to Influxdb for reporting. There are some network devices that use none standard MIBs and O.I.Ds. While it is possible to simply poll a given O.I.D using the ISO format, for example 188.8.131.52.4.1.68184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. This works great except it simply doesn’t scale beyond a few devices, i.e 1-5 device is fine … Continue reading ICINGA2 SNMP and INFLUXDB
In a previous post in had mentioned that everyone should run their own webserver and gave some basic opinions on how to pull that off. Soon after that I also wrote another post about my overly complicated web hosting setup. Since then things have gone completely off the rails. So much so that I decided to break this into at least two posts, maybe more … Continue reading Adventures in colocation
Like the title of this post says. I finally decided to jump on the single board computing bandwagon and got myself a Raspberry Pi. When I originally bought it, I had the idea of running Ansible or maybe CFengine to control my VPS server, You know simple tasks like running upgrades etc, maybe aggregate my logs into a format that’s easily readable and searchable. But … Continue reading So I have a Raspberry Pi, now what?
” Hey why can’t I access the file server? and why is the network so slow today?” Hmm maybe you should have been paying closer attention to your network environment. This is probably one of the most over looked aspect of network administration. Being able to get a snap shot at what your network looks like and how your systems are performing can be one … Continue reading Network Management/Monitoring