Check_mk, pnp4nagios and mod_gearman

Ever since i've been working with Centreon, I've found it to be a relatively stable all-in-one solution. Its all-in-one aspect makes it extremely convenient (for example, graphing is taken care of without any third part modules. Moreover, since Centreon is built on top of nagios / icinga, you get to all the openness, and flexibility … Continue reading Check_mk, pnp4nagios and mod_gearman

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Lessons Learned: Redhat 5.8 + IBM Bladecenter 88524TG + IBM Storwise V7000

Objective: Having a baremetal install of Redhat Enterprise on a blade within the IBM Bladecenter, configure the OS to successfully mount a LUN on the SAN (Storwise v7000) as usable storage. Hardware: - Blades: IBM Bladecenter 88524TG - SAN storage: FiberChannel Storwise V7000 - HBAs: Qlogic Method: I assume all cabling and SAN zoning has already … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Redhat 5.8 + IBM Bladecenter 88524TG + IBM Storwise V7000

Centreon upgrade / backup / restore

I wrote a document for work, regarding how to backup / restore centreon. The document may also prove useful to some since it highlights the differences in paths between one centreon release and another. Also the differences between paths when centreon is built from source, and when it is built from the recently provided repos … Continue reading Centreon upgrade / backup / restore

KVM & BRCTL in Linux – bringing VLANs to the guests

I recently had the opportunity to setup a KVM machine running on a Centos machine. Tools such as Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) help immensely in the provisioning and administration of virtual machine guests within KVM, and bring the KVM solution on par with other solutions such as Xen, VMWare and VirtualBox. Networking is one of … Continue reading KVM & BRCTL in Linux – bringing VLANs to the guests