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Pushing New Plugin to Hyperic Agents

Pushing New Plugin to Hyperic Agents

If you ever update a plugin on your Hyperic Server you may need to push it out to your Hyperic Agents. To do this find you Hyperic Agent under the Servers group. It should look like <Server Name> HQ Agent 5.0.0. Select this and go to the Views tab. From here select Agent Commands and Push Plugin. After pushing your plugin you will need to restart the agent using the same Agent Commands section.

vFabric Hyperic Server Heartbeat

vFabric Hyperic Server Heartbeat

I wrote a quick safety feature for my Hyperic server that monitors the Hyperic Server process every minute and if the Server stops or dies the script will attempt to restart it. Nothing fancy but it’s a nice little feature… plus you can change a couple lines and make one to monitor your Hyperic Agents as well… #!/usr/bin/perl# ———- Hyperic 5.0.0 Server Heartbeat Check ————# This script is used to verify that the Hyperic 5.0.0 Server is running and#    restarts…

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Getting Started with vFabric Hyperic Monitoring and Alerting

Getting Started with vFabric Hyperic Monitoring and Alerting

During the past couple days I have been working with Hyperic to setup basic alerting functionality for things like disk space thresholds, Windows Services and memory usage by process. Here is a quick getting started to setup basic disk monitoring as well as an intro to the Hyperic Escalation Schemes which allow tiered alerting. First off let’s create an Escalation Scheme. To do this go to Administration > Escalation Schemes Configuration. Next Let’s go ahead and build the process of…

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