STOR2RRD is my favorite SAN monitoring software, why?! It can monitor whole SAN environment! STOR2RRD 2.60 has been released with supporting new storage systems and lot of enhancements. Let’s review changes in new version....
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Monitoring and administration on Linux servers are not too easy, you need to some advanced experiences to managing Linux servers properly. Also most Linux advanced administrators using command-line to doing their tasks, using command-line...
Having problems finding a single scripting tool that provides management automation among the server components? Being challenged with many tools, remote management vulnerabilities and scripting limitation? Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers you a single scripting tool called RESTful Interface Tool designed for HPE ProLiant Gen9 & Gen10 Servers with flexible and simpler scripting server automation at scale for rapid deployments to help cut time substantially.
Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) is an on-premises platform that helps protect your enterprise from multiple types of advanced targeted cyber attacks and insider threats. Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) leverages a proprietary network parsing engine to capture and parse network traffic of multiple protocols (such as Kerberos, DNS, RPC, NTLM, and others) for authentication, authorization, and information gathering.
Why we have to monitor our infrastructure? Because preventing unplanned down time and keep service performance, you know why! So monitoring needs monitoring tools. You have spent money to prepare infrastructure for your business, you have also pay for good monitoring tool. Veeam ONE is one of most popular and might be best monitoring tool for virtual infrastructure (vSphere / Hyper-V). You can download and install Veeam ONE for 30 days and use it but after trial period you need to buy license.
DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework created by Sun Microsystems for troubleshooting kernel and application problems on production systems in real time. Originally developed for Solaris, it has since been released under the free Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) in OpenSolaris and it’s descendant illumos, and has been ported to several other Unix-like systems.
If you have installed version 6.00, upgrade the installation to version 6.02 and if you are using other monitoring, just test it for once. I’m sure it will be a replacement for your current monitoring tools.
Red Hat Satellite is a system management software for Red Hat Enterprise Linux that provided by Red Hat. Red Hat Satellite is an open source software but you have to pay for subscriptions, if you want access to that. Red Hat Satellite or any other system management software is necessary for medium and large companies to provision, manage and keep update physical and virtual servers.
VMware’s engineers published another free tool on VMware Labs. The new fling (VMware Workspace ONE Provisioning Tool) helps you to test and validate applications. Let’s review VMware Workspace ONE Provisioning Tool.
OpenSCAP is an auditing tool that utilizes the Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format (XCCDF). XCCDF is a standard way of expressing checklist content and defines security checklists. It also combines with other specifications such as CPE, CCE, and OVAL, to create a SCAP-expressed checklist that can be processed by SCAP-validated products.
vSphere HTML5 Web Client is a free tool that published on VMware Labs as Fling, this tool has been shipped as management client in vSphere 6.5 and above but it’s also available for vSphere 6.x .
The new version includes amazing feature that called Code Capture.
The version of FreeNAS has been updated, and pfSense replaces FreeSCO as the router, these changes make AutoLab more stable and reliable at the cost of much larger downloads. Each AutoLab package is around 2GB in size, so you should only download the version you will use.
VMware Logon Monitor monitors Windows user logons and reports a wide variety of performance metrics intended to help administrators, support staff, and developers troubleshoot slow logon performance. Metrics include, but are not limited to, logon time, CPU/memory usage, and network connection speed. VMware Logon Monitor also receives metrics from other VMware products which provide even more clues about what is happening during the logon flow.
VMware vSAN Hybrid TCO and Sizing Calculator Virtual SAN or vSAN is a software-defined storage (Hyper Converged) for VMware vSphere environments. Main goal of sing vSAN in VMware vSphere environments, is reducing implementing cost....
Intel Data Center Modernization Estimator is an online tool for project server sizing. Based on Intel IT’s methodology for determining the appropriate server sizing for our scale-up enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment, this tool allows you to enter data about your existing data center environment and evaluate the optimal servers for your project life cycle.