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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

Background As a computer geek and a sailor I want to have navigation system on-board. The obvious choice is OpenCPN which is an opensource navigation system. When it comes to hardware it is a little bit more tricky. A balance between money and what you get. I have for several years wanted a Panasonic Thoughbook […]

Background As an increasing number of system administrators turn to mobile devices to access information on server and network status, the number of mobile security attacks are drastically increasing. op5 addresses the issues by introducing a secure mobile app, offering IT staff a convenient and safe path to mobile server monitoring.   Accessing your Nagios-based […]

Background I wanted to have a LCD display on my desk showing the status of my monitor system. At the same time op5 created a competition with the coolest implementation of Raspberry PI and op5 Monitor. These things together made me getting started with my project. The result can be seen in this video  

Background My son got the amazing game Minecraft as a birthday present. Of course I think I should provide the service to him and his friends to have a couple of minecraftservers to be able to play together. Soon it became business critical and I started to think about how to monitor that the Minecraft […]

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An howto that describe howto use irc as an alarm consol to nagios or op5 monitor

Background I have a FON router which allow anyone to connect to Intenet via my network connection. I like the openess and idea behind FON but I do not want to get in trouble if someone do bad things and using my network connection. One solution is to connect the FON accesspoint to a separate network segment and let all […]

Background It really annoyed me that the iowait at the cpu on the Dom 0 system was approximatly 50% when the 4 virtual system was doing more or less nothing. I showed my earlier blogpost about VM virtualization to our sysadmin at op5. He gave me a couple of more hints that really make a […]

Background As an it slave, I have the same problems as most datacenters: Running out of space because of more and more machines get into the datacenter Overheating Powerconsumption Added to the "normal" datacenter problems, I also have to deal with: Wife acceptance Noice, my neighbours has complained about the noice outside my basement. To […]


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 […]

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