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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

I have noticed the last 2 days that I did not receive as many mails as I usually do. The whole family has been ill the last couple of days so I did not spend any time troubleshoot that. But today I noticed that I’ve only got 1 mail so something must be wrong. I […]

Do you want to write your own plugin to Nagios or op5 Monitor. op5 have created a development howto for plugins a.k.a. check commands. Take a peak at op5 support pages.

I have a Ericsson P1I and sometimes I use it to connect to internet. I found an excellent how to get it running at: http://bayanijuan.blogspot.com/2007/09/howto-connect-to-internet-using-se.html It will work with several phones and many Linux flavors.


I use alot of downloaded tools from internet, very often they are written in Perl. In most cases the perl programs are dependent of some CPAN module. The easiest way to install a perl module (in my opinion) is to run: perl -MCPAN -e ‘install <perl module name>’ i.e. perl -MCPAN -e ‘install Jcode’ to […]

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Do you want Nagios or op5 Monitor notifications to be sent by MSN? Follow the steps below to implement it. This is a hint from my colleague Martin Kamijo, kudos to him 😛

This guide is a step by step guide howto integrate op5 Monitor with op5 Logserver. Background I would like to have an alert if root has logged into my firewall. I think this is very important to know fast and where ever I am so I want a SMS sent to my cellphone. I have […]


I found a nerd test http://www.nerdtests.com/ft_nq.php I did the test and I got a rather good score: 2% scored higher (more nerdy), 1% scored the same, and 97% scored lower (less nerdy). And a nice picture to put on my homepage:

Cut-n-paste from http://www.op5.org/about We want to give something back to the community We have built a successful business around several opensource components, such as Nagios, RRDTool, Cacti, syslog-ng, NSClient++, Linux and several hundred GNU programs and libraries. A big thanks to all the hundreds of programmers for their efforts. Now that we have addons around […]

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Yesterday there was a visiting record: 101 unique human visitors. Some statistics about "An It-Slave in the digital saltmine" November 21:th: Days since the first post: 20 Unique human visitors: 911 Unique visits: 1422 Top 5 popular blogs: Create Cacti or op5 Statistics graphs with op5 VmWare ESX plugin: 231 visits Scroll LED for Nagios/op5 […]

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op5 has developed a Nagios or op5 Monitor plugin to monitor your Vmware ESX infrastructure. A new How-To at op5 Support page describe how to use it, it can be found here. The guide is op5 Monitor centric but op5 Monitor is based on Nagios so if you are used to Nagios it will probably […]

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