Archive for July 2010
(By the time you read this, 6Tb of disk is probably not that big any more…)
Handling a new server which required a 4Tb (RAIDed) Data partition turned out to be a bit of a hassle. Read the rest of this entry »
Nagios is an extremely useful tool, until it isn’t. Which is to say, it’s nothing but a hindrance to have nagios continue to bombard you with IMs and emails when you’re already working on the problem.
Surely you can just acknowledge the fault and shut it up…?
Well, sometimes, but it is hardly convenient to break out a Firefox session when you’re attached to a serial console with your lovely secure-shell-enabled phone. And even if you are on a DICE machine it’s a bit of a pain to have to navigate the slightly clunky Nagios UI to find the host and service you wish to silence.
I started with a dumb bash script. Read the rest of this entry »