Pandora FMS and Nagios back in the ring. The final comparison

June 16, 2021

The battle begins again: Pandora FMS Vs Nagios. ¡FIGHT! NagiosXI is the proprietary heir of one of the best-known tools in IT to monitor systems without a license, that is, as a free product. As a free product, Nagios (without XI) is a product …



New channel program as a business development strategy

June 16, 2021

Ártica Pandora PFMS launches a new channel program for partners as a key element in its business development strategy. Ártica Pandora PFMS, within the framework of its global growth strategy, is evolving its channel program with the firm intention of expanding its worldwide network …



10 reasons to change your monitoring software

June 15, 2021

Every change is for the better and we give you ten reasons to change your monitoring software. Cuando se habla de cambiar de software, no sé por qué, me viene a la mente la compra de música. Bueno, yo soy de los de antes: …



Good teleworking practices according to our great department heads

June 8, 2021

Do you know what good teleworking practices? We tell you everything! Hey dear readers! This time our article may be particularly useful for you, are you teleworking while reading this? Yes? Well be honest, are you wearing your pants? You can shake your head …



Google Authenticator and Pandora FMS, defend yourself from cyberattacks

June 1, 2021

Double authentication with Google Authenticator in Pandora FMS Introduction – Internet and its issues For a long time, the Internet has been an easily accessible place for most people around the world, full of information, fun, and in general, it is an almost indispensable …




We present you Pandora FMS Roadmap 2021 – 2023

May 21, 2021

Pandora FMS presents you our Roadmap 2021 – 2023 In this article, we will introduce you to the new Pandora FMS Roadmap for the next 24 months (June 2021 – June 2023). For its creation, we had the participation of our clients and partners, …



SaaS vs onPremise: Pros, Cons and Cost Analysis

May 18, 2021

SaaS vs onPremise, do you use the cloud? Do you use the cloud? Be aware that we’re not saying that you are in cloud nine, but that you may most likely be using the cloud. That is, if you use Google mail, Microsoft Office …



There is only one way to live in peace: Safe password management

May 11, 2021

A few rules for safe password management In this, our competent blog, we boast of always giving you good advice and providing you with the technological information necessary for your life as a technologist to make sense. Today it is the case again, we …



WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 754

May 5, 2021

What’s new in Pandora FMS latest release, Pandora FMS 754 Let’s take a look together at the features and improvements included in this new Pandora FMS release: Pandora FMS 754. NEW FEATURES AND IMPROVEMENTS Metaconsole Dashboards Dashboards can now be used within the Metaconsole, …



Monitoring security architecture

May 4, 2021

Introduction Do an exercise, ask five IT technicians -of any profile- what SNMP means.. If you’re close with them the better, so that the first thing they do is not go to Wikipedia to boast. Hopefully, they might tell you what they said to …



Engineering and development in Pandora FMS

April 27, 2021

Pandora FMS started as a totally personal open source project back in 2004. I wasn’t even a professional programmer, I was doing Unix security consulting. In fact, I chose PHP but Pandora FMS was my first application with PHP, I knew some things about …



Proactive Monitoring in Digital Transformation Times

April 22, 2021

Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced, flexible and easy-to-configure monitoring tool according to each business. Pandora FMS integrates with the needs of the business, being able to monitor servers, network equipment, terminals and whatever is necessary. In this article we will focus on monitoring …



Violence and Redemption: SNMP Protocol History

April 13, 2021

You know what it is, but do you know SNMP protocol history? There was a dark time, more than dark, sepia or beige, in short, that tone in which we find the photos of our grandparents inside the drawer of the oldest and worst …



Everything you need to know about Office 365 Monitoring

April 6, 2021

Do you know everything about Office 365 Monitoring? Microsoft Office 365 Monitoring (Known as Office 365) Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced and flexible monitoring tool which is also easy-to-configure according to each business and their needs. It can be integrated into all the …



WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 753

April 5, 2021

What’s new in the latest Pandora FMS release, Pandora FMS 753 Let’s check out together the new features and improvements related to the newest Pandora FMS release: Pandora FMS 753. NEW FEATURES AND IMPROVEMENTS New integrations New plugins have been added to the module …



Walking Meetings: perfect new idea or the dumbest thing ever?

April 1, 2021

What are Walking Meetings and how can they help us? I hope you are not tired of “trend” terms, the neologisms that multiply everywhere and the upstart concepts that you can’t seem to memorize that well because they always sound like something else. I …



Greater than Biblical Genesis: Tentacle Protocol Genesis

March 30, 2021

Everything Has a Beginning: The Genesis of Tentacle Protocol You probably know all kinds of remarkable “genesis”: the biblical and canonized, where Adam and Eve have their first Tinder date, the British rock band from the 60s with excellent Peter Gabriel on vocals and …



Here come the winners of Peer Awards 2021: Pandora FMS

March 26, 2021

Pandora FMS is proclaimed the winner of Peer Awards in its modality How good it is to welcome you to our blog with such great news. Come in, come in and read, don’t all corner yourself at the back, there is also room in …



BMC Remedyforce Plugin for Pandora FMS

March 23, 2021

Pandora FMS means flexibility to work with third party applications. There are more than eight hundred pages of documentation for Pandora FMS. The science – and art, I think – of monitoring is very extensive. The needs of a large company are different from …



Do you already know what Synthetic Transaction Monitoring is?

March 16, 2021

A small approach to Synthetic Monitoring Most of us who work in IT understand the concept of basic monitoring. It is not that it is an irrelevant concept, but rather, it is essential for any infrastructure, either manual, by reading logs and checking machines …



Shy but interesting look at the history of monitoring

March 9, 2021

History of monitoring: find out its controversial origin Close your eyes and breathe slowly, can you already feel the coolness on the tips of your boots? On the tense phalanges of your hands? The first step is right in front of you. It is …



New Pandora FMS features and improvements

March 4, 2021

We check out some of the best Pandora FMS news in 2020 Today we are here to make a small compilation of the new Pandora FMS features launched throughout this last year 2020, a general review of all the small advances that we incorporated …



What’s new Pandora FMS 752

February 25, 2021

Let’s check out together the new features and improvements for Pandora FMS new release: Pandora FMS 752. NEW FEATURES AND IMPROVEMENTS Server remote configuration form This new feature allows modifying the server’s configuration through a simple form from Pandora FMS console, enabling you to …




Safe browsing, a sex story in the incognito window

February 16, 2021

Internet safe browsing; how our experts do it Since the “Get it on!” (an instructive old spot on prophylactics) we have never been so aware of safety. It seems like an exaggeration, like a freakout attack I just suffered this morning, for abusing machine …



Pandora FMS Cloud and new download website. The top of 2021.

February 11, 2021

Pandora FMS launches Cloud installation and new download website. Here at Pandora FMS we love news. If it were up to us we would wear new dresses and stilettos every week, we would open headquarters in an unknown tropical country and we would change …



Pandora FMS from Microsoft Azure

February 9, 2021

How to use Pandora FMS from Microsoft Azure In this article we will focus on our on-premise platform, or cloud monitoring after having installed Pandora FMS console in Microsoft Azure. The installation will be made with an automated script that installs the Community version …



What is a NAS server and what is it for?

February 2, 2021

What is a NAS server and what is it for? Storage devices for networking, or NAS servers are in good health. And no wonder, since we have increasingly more data to save and more need to use them from different locations. Traditionally, NAS servers …



What you needed: Top network monitoring benefits

January 26, 2021

Discover the top network monitoring benefits Welcome to “The Top”, a program for grandfathers and children, for those who are idly hanging around and those who are natural achievers, for both nerds and popular quarterbacks. In short, this versatile and massive show is devoted …



12 tips for contributing to free software projects

January 19, 2021

How to contribute to free software projects «Beethoven was a good composer because he used new ideas combining them together with old ones. No one, not even Beethoven, could invent music from scratch. It’s the same with computing.» Richard Matthew Stallman. The previous sentence …



Pandora FMS releases its SaaS version!

January 14, 2021

Discover Pandora FMS SaaS version Times change and so we do. If you are one of those who pay attention to their surroundings, who does not miss anything, you surely realized that our website has since a few days ago a mysterious new tab …


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What is virtualization technology?

January 12, 2021

What virtualization technology it is and some examples of its uses Although it is not well known to the general public, virtualization technology is widely used in technical environments for being useful when carrying out multiple tasks and for the possibilities it offers for …



Sancho Lerena: “I think 2021 is going to be a historic year”

January 8, 2021

Interview with Sancho Lerena about the current business changes This year, no sector has been spared from the business changes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which have almost always been painful ones: millions of dollars in losses for theaters, which still do not know …

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QWERTY layout: a keyboard that came to stay

January 6, 2021

QWERTY layout; where does it come from and what does it mean? SOS. Those three letters?, they represent almost at worldwide level a naval distress call… What does the QWERTY layout have to do with the keyboards we use every day? Spoiler Alert: Morse …



What are MAC addresses? What are they for and how to find them?

January 4, 2021

What are MAC addresses, what are they for and how to find them? At the shadow of the widespread IP addresses, MAC addresses say even more about our devices than its more popular sister. As a kind of “identity document for network devices”, a …

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