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Agentless / Network Monitoring with Hyperic

Agentless / Network Monitoring with Hyperic

So… I’ve installed Hyperic and am using it to monitor a bunch of stuff (Disk Space, RAM, CPU, Services) on boxes that I have installed the Hyperic Agent on but I really want to just do a simple ping against a bunch of network devices for network monitoring…. Looking at the UI it is not at all obvious how I would accomplish such a task. The answer is you have to run the job against an agent, and here’s how…

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Bad ESX Network Driver on BL490c G6

Bad ESX Network Driver on BL490c G6

Ok, so here is the scenario: HP Blade (BL490c G6) has a bad stick of RAM, pull blade from cabinet, swap RAM, re-insert blade, power on blade and receive the following ESX error: “networking-drivers …No compatible network adapter found. Please consult the product’s Hardware Compatibility Guide (HCG) for a list of supported adapters.” At first we were sure that the issue was firmware related however it appears that it just might be a bad VMware driver. Here’s why: I went…

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W32/Wecorl.a McAfee False Positive Workaround

W32/Wecorl.a McAfee False Positive Workaround

If you are running McAfee Antivirus on Windows XP SP3 and have an issue with your computer rebooting with a message of “Windows must now restart because the DCOM Service Process Launcher service terminated unexpectedly” and W32/Wecorl.a is reported on your machine in the Application Event Log then it is caused by a known issue with DAT 5958. To abort the automated shutdown open a command prompt and type in “shutdown -a” and then get yesterday’s (5957) superDAT from McAfee…

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