Community Comunidad Network Redes

What is network scanning? How to do it?

March 19, 2020

Starting monitoring? Remember network scanning goes first! The work of an admin or network administrator may seem ordinary, that type of work that just follows a guide, but right now, you could not be further from truth. Here I bring you network scanning, a …

network scanning

web monitoring tools

Community Comunidad Tech Tecnología

Free web monitoring tools

March 11, 2020

Web applications? Blogs? What you need is web monitoring tools! In English, the word “present” has two different meanings: the first one is “now”, as in now that you are reading this article, and also the meaning of gift. There is no misunderstanding here, …


Enterprise Enterprise Features Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 744

March 5, 2020

In this update 744, we have added the module library to the console interface. We have also kept improving visual consoles, incorporating a new template with countries, as well as extending the alert correlation editor. Furthermore, our troubleshooting covers more than eighty issues, following …

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Tech

What are racks and which one should you buy?

February 25, 2020

What are racks? A rack is a structure, usually made out of metal and cabinet or wall-shaped, which allows to store and organize the different components of computer installations, such as servers, storage systems, switches, etc. Is that it? Are you disappointed? Well, hold …

what are racks


Tech

What are virtual assistants? Do you know Alexa and her friends?

February 13, 2020

Virtual assistants: what they are and how they help us Alexa, Siri, Cortana, Aura, Bixby, Irene and Sara. What do all of these names have in common, other than sounding like women? Are they a collection of scientists and artists who were only called …

virtual assistants

technology trends

Tech

8 current technology trends for companies

February 5, 2020

Technology trends for companies for the next few months Are you craving for new technology trends? Do you also want to know them in order to discover whether they can benefit your company in any way? The technological wheel does not stop going forwards, …


Community Features Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 743

January 30, 2020

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 743 In Pandora FMS, we keep on working and that is why, despite the holidays, we’re launching a new release full of news. In this update 743, we have completely transformed usability in visual console editing. In addition, the Satellite …

whats new pandora fms 743




Geek culture

The 6 best tech jobs of the future

January 8, 2020

Best tech jobs of the future closer than you think You may already know it if you follow us on a regular basis: in Pandora FMS blog we love to look ahead to the future. And we have to tell you a secret: next …

best tech jobs of the future

2020 perl aviso feature

Release Tech

2020 Y2K Effect in Perl and its effect on Pandora FMS

January 3, 2020

Perl 2020: a failure and an unexpected update of Pandora FMS Just when we thought we had got ridden of Y2K, we came across an unexpected effect. The 2020 effect. Buried deep in the system, a basic Perl library has made any date comparison …




Features Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 742

December 19, 2019

In release 742, we have updated some components integrated into the solution, such as cURL 7.65.3 version, in addition to several bugs being solved to help improve software performance, such as an error in SLA-Wizard reports or on private dashboards. We also have updates, …

whats new Pandora FMS 742


Community Servers Tech

Lynis security: monitoring a specialized computer suite

December 12, 2019

Linux vulnerability is measurable through Lynis security But does this mean that Pandora FMS is also into Lynis security? Well, its specialty is different… but yes, of course, it reaches everything covered by monitoring. In fact, flexibility is inherent to its name: FMS means …

lynis security

splunk alternative

Community Comunidad

Alternative to Splunk: Pandora FMS as a monitoring tool

December 5, 2019

Pandora FMS as an excellent Splunk alternative: let’s review both! The American magazine “Fortune” specializes in global banking, business and finance… What does it have to do with monitoring? Well, in one of its annual lists, the Fortune 100 (the largest companies on the …


Features Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 741

December 4, 2019

As mentioned in the last release 740, even updates will focus on fixing bugs and odd ones on developing new features and improvements that help all users. In this release 741, a new Discovery integration has been added to monitor SAP centrally and remotely, …

whats new 741


Tech

Safety first: the best backup applications

November 26, 2019

Best backup applications to stay on the safe side Surely you know what a backup is, right? It is what we could also call a “safety copy“. Free backups are precisely that, softwares through which you can create backup copies of your data, to …

best backup applications

anniversary 14 pandora fms

Community Comunidad

Congratulations Pandora FMS, you’re already a teenager!

November 20, 2019

Congratulations Pandora FMS, 14 years of stories and monitoring 14 years old, our beloved monitoring software is already 14 years old! Pandora FMS enters adolescence and does it with more friends than acne, with more achievements than voice changes and with more future ideas …


Tech

Hard Disk Types

November 19, 2019

Hard disk types: Get to know the main ones! Do you need to buy hard disks? All right, we all have needs in life. Are you clear about what you need them for? Great, that’s where it starts. Don’t you have a clear choice …

hard disk types


Geek culture

Business Software. Don’t get left behind!

November 7, 2019

Business software. Do you have everything you need? Where are you going with those scrolls? And that sack of seeds for carrier pigeons? What? You say you need them to get your company’s marketing to your customers? Didn’t you think you might be getting …

business software

whats new 740

Features Funcionalidades Release

What’s new in Pandora FMS 740

October 30, 2019

In this 740 release, the top priority has been solving certain software failures. From now on, even releases are intended to solve bugs and improve the existing features, whereas odd ones focus on extending the feature range, with the purpose of increasingly refining Pandora …


Community Comunidad

What is a post mortem incident? How can we monitor this?

October 29, 2019

A computer post-mortem incident contains very important lessons! In particular, I liked very much the article that our colleague Sara Martin wrote in Pandora FMS blog about crisis management in information technology, these are the steps: To know how to apologize. To disseminate the …

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Tech Tecnología

Web browser security. Is it really safe?

October 22, 2019

Web browser security: Learn How the Most Popular Browsers Operate If there is still a reason why you have a post-it covering the webcam of your laptop, if you have not yet had the audacity to delve into the deep web despite all the …

web browser security

centos 8

Community Comunidad

CentOS 8: a clone that reinvents itself

October 17, 2019

Experience the new RHEL with CentOS 8 and CentOS 8 Stream It has taken much longer than usual for the CentOS team to provide us with a new version of their operating system; however, the wait is over. The new CentOS 8 is here. …


Community Comunidad Geek culture Tech Tecnología

Monitoring Our Fixed Disk Usage

October 15, 2019

Fixed Disk Usage should be monitored from a quantitative point of view I remember with some nostalgia the five-and-a-quarter-inch floppy disks, and then the more robust three-and-a-half-inch floppy disks. I shouldn’t even write the word rigid anymore, but you’ve got me: it’s for younger …

fixed disk usage

file transfer protocol

Tech Tecnología

What is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)?

October 8, 2019

File Transfer Protocol or FTP. Shall we start? Our day to day is a constant investigation. When you were little, very small, you discovered the different names of the colors or the taste of the fruits; then, the pain of acne and your favorite …


Tech Tecnología

What is RAID? What types of RAID are out there?

October 3, 2019

What is RAID? What types of RAID are out there? What is raid? Do you want to find out? The term RAID is related mostly to those components of our computers that allow us to store information and get our computer up and running …

what is raid