July was an extremely busy month at Opsview, particularly with the release of our latest offering: Opsview 4.6.3. Not only our staff, but you, our devoted customers, have been busy enjoying our product as well as reading our insightful content. Why not take a look at which of our blogs have proven to be the most popular with our readers.
- Monitoring Apache Solr with Opsview
Our most popular blog looks at monitoring Apache Solr. Apache Solr is an open source enterprise search service from the Lucene project. In this blog you’ll discover how you can monitor Solr, what performance metrics you might want to gather, and how you can easily achieve this with Opsview.
- Syslog Monitoring with Nagios / Opsview
A step by step guide that will show you a quick and easy way to get open source syslog monitoring using Opsview, which can also be applied to Nagios. This blog looks at the built-in Linux syslog server ‘rsyslog’ and a great plugin called ‘check_logfiles’ that will run on pretty much any Nagios variant.
- What is Opsview Atom?
Opsview’s newest offering “Opsview Atom” provides users with one of the best free monitoring solutions around. Read our blog to find out exactly what Atom can bring to you as a customer, and what this product means for both new and old users.
- Become the most powerful Sysadmin with just your thumb
Opsview enables users to receive push notifications straight to their Android or iOS powered device, at no extra cost! There’s no need to lug around your laptop anymore. All the power you need is in your thumb.
- Security Notice – NRPE Exploit
Opsview's use of NRPE allows arguments to be passed from client (Opsview Server) to server (monitored host). However, it became possible to enable remote execution of commands from a client. Read this blog to determine if you have this problem and how you can fix it.
- Integrating Opsview with ELK Log Monitoring
A brief blog that explains how to quickly integrate your existing Opsview server with your existing ELK deployment. Find out how, within Opsview, you can see that a host has failed or is having problems by having a look at the logs.
- Monitoring VMware ESX/vSphere with Opsview
A step by step guide showing you how to monitor VMware ESX and VM’s running on ESX, specifically highlighting which items you will need to download and install in order to start monitoring.
- Connecting Opsview with your Service Desk
Email has its place as a method of communication, but it is not always well suited to group notifications. Service desk tools are a well-established method for collaborative working. Find out how they simplify the process of scheduling as well as handover within teams.
- Restarting Windows Services
Opsview gives you lots of options for proactive monitoring, saving you time and helping you react to events when you can't. This blog shows you how to configure Opsview to restart Windows services, using a print spooler as an example.
- Opsview 4.6.3 Full Release Overview
With the recent release of Opsview 4.6.3, we have introduced a range of enhancements to the ‘edge’ of the Opsview solution. Take a look at this blog to find out what agents, monitoring plugins, Opspacks and virtual appliances we have added in Opsview 4.6.3.
Look out for our latest content that will be appearing on the website in the next few days.
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