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Peter Andersson

I've already got a female to worry about. Her name is the Enterprise.
-- Kirk, "The Corbomite Maneuver", stardate 1514.0

The tech team at op5 have published a number of new How-To articles on the op5 Support web. Here is a list of the most recent How-Tos:   Access op5 Monitor from your iPhone http://www.op5.com/how-to/access-op5-monitor-iphone/   Access op5 Monitor on Android Smartphone http://www.op5.com/how-to/access-op5-monitor-android-smartphone/   How-to monitor a KVM installation http://www.op5.com/how-to/how-to-monitor-kvm-installation/   Secure communication with Cloud […]

Background As a monitoring fanatic, I think that have mirrored disk without monitor the mirror is worse then not have a redundant disk system at all. If you think that you are safe and you are not, is worse then be aware of a risk and calculate with it. This article will describe how I did monitoring […]

Background My old NAS built on top of CentOS has some performence issues and the disks are quit old now. The hardware is leftovers that is approx 8 years old and not highend at that time either. The disks age has worried my for a time and I would like to have higher redunduncy with […]

Monitor the cloud with nagios or op5 monitor.


Background It is very handy to have a temprobe attached to network devices like a Wlan router, if OpenWRT is installed it is easy to use 1-wire devices. By using this method it is possible to create wireless temperature probes that uses Wlan.  

Presenting collected Nagios data has been cumbersome. But now with op5 added funtionality, storing the data in a database makes it much easier. Morten Bekkelund has created a nice dashboard typically used in NOCs. The dashboard has been modified and improved by the community and an example can be seen at op5 sandbox dashboard and […]

Background When I was preparing a presentation about what op5 is doing and our contribution to the community, I went to ideas.nagios.org. When I browsed the list of the biggest issues with Nagios I found out that op5 has packaged and solved them all in op5 Monitor. I encourage everyone to take a peak at the list […]

  We would like to meet with you on an op5 Inspiration Day in September. It will be a day with topics like IT operations, cloud monitoring, virtualization, outsourcing and how to get control of everything in an easy way. The most important thing is to meet and listen to other users, hear about the […]


  I have registred me to attend the open Splunk event in Stockholm. Within 24 hours I got an email telling that they do not want competitors at the event and would like to discuss the purpose of me attending. I called the Splunk representative and told him that op5 thinks Splunk is a competitor in some cases […]

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UPDATE 2014-07-07: op5 has released a native mobile app that are secure and uses op5 Monitor APIs. Please read more at: http://www.it-slav.net/blogs/2014/07/07/op5-releases-mobile-app-for-secure-monitoring-on-mobile-devices/     With my new and fancy HTC Desire I wanted to look at my Nagios or op5 Monitor status. I have found two apps Nagroid and NagMonDroid.  

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