Archive for category Monitoring

FreeBSD system and ports update script

I thought I would share the script I use to keep track of port updates across all my FreeBSD servers. As usual know your basic FreeBSD (I assume that you have already use screen, portsnap and portmaster) to use this guide. Put this script in /usr/local/sbin/ (and change the email). Add the script to root’s […]

Zabbix on FreeBSD

With Christmas, new year and my wedding over I figured it was time to add another tutorial. One of the things many would like is a decent monitoring solution for their server and after trying and using many of the available free packages around (some are ntop, Munin, Cacti, Monit, Zabbix, Zenoss and Nagios) I […]