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Focusing on virtual server monitoring

September 23, 2020

Virtual server monitoring: key points to keep in mind It is undeniable that today we really live in cloud… of virtual servers. It is so because the vast majority of services and applications “rely” on them: any survey shows, outright, that users use them …


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Enterprise monitoring software: what to know before choosing

September 21, 2020

Enterprise monitoring software: what to think about before choosing Finding an enterprise monitoring software is not an easy task. On the one hand, there are multiple options on the market that offer solutions of all kinds. On the other hand, you know that the …


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What does the acronym QA mean?

September 18, 2020

We interview Daniel Rodríguez, head of QA at Pandora FMS Today, in the intriguing adventures of the Pandora FMS blog, we are finally going to discover and reveal the secret behind the initials “QA”. For this investigation we will have the help of Daniel …


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Windows Server Monitoring with Pandora FMS

September 16, 2020

Windows Server Monitoring Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced, flexible and easy-to-configure monitoring tool tailored to business itself. It adapts to all needs both in servers, network computers, devices and whatever is necessary. In this article, we will focus on Windows Server monitoring, using …



The Key Benefits of Service Monitoring

September 14, 2020

The Key Benefits of Service Monitoring When it comes to delivering the very best services to your customers, consistency is essential! That’s why many businesses choose to implement a service monitoring tool that will enable them to get greater control over their services. As …


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PANDORA FMS 749 RELEASE

September 10, 2020

PANDORA FMS 749 RELEASE These release notes describe new features, improvements and fixed issues in Pandora FMS NG 749. They also provide information about upgrades and describe some workarounds for known issues. New features and improvements Integrated HA improvements After investigating improvements in Pandora …


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The importance Cloud monitoring: Azure

September 9, 2020

Azure monitoring: advantages and metrics with Pandora FMS Technology is evolving exponentially, and with it the size of the data that needs to be saved increases and the great need to access them quickly, easily and, above all, from anywhere. Every day that goes …



What are Some of the Perks Offered by Pandora FMS Network Mapper?

September 7, 2020

What are Some Perks Offered by Pandora FMS Network Mapper? When it comes to mapping your network, having the right tools at your disposal can make things much easier, which is why Pandora FMS offers an extensive network mapper, so you can always keep …


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Interviewing our users: What is Pandora FMS community like?

September 4, 2020

Interview with Jimmy Olano, user of Pandora FMS community Not everyone can say they have a “community”. Maybe the president of the apartment building where you live, or even some megalomaniac Sims player, but few other people. We are aware of it and we …


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Beyond software agents: get to know Ansible

September 2, 2020

Software Agents with Ansible: save time and work Software Agents are very small programs that we install in each operating system so that it returns metrics to our Pandora FMS Data Server… What does this have to do with Ansible? Let’s see. Software Agents …


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8 Tips for Choosing the Best Monitoring Software

August 31, 2020

8 Tips for Choosing the Best Monitoring Software In today’s fast-paced business world, an issue with your network or servers, can certainly create serious problems, which is why having a reliable monitoring software in place is essential. The team from Pandora FMS has been …


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Pandora FMS SNMP trap monitoring

August 27, 2020

Pandora FMS SNMP trap monitoring As network technology evolves, the SNMP world evolves with it. They create new network hardware that contains more and more OIDs to be able to stay updated on the status of more details of the product. This entails the …



Kubernetes and Helm: monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana

August 19, 2020

Docker, Kubernetes and Helm to be monitored with Prometheus and Grafana Helm was born during the Pycon conference in 2013. Well, it wasn’t exactly Helm, it was Docker. It took Mr. Solomon Hykes a little over five minutes to completely change computing history. Ok, …


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How technology has helped our employees during this pandemic

August 14, 2020

Interview with Pandora FMS employees about the global pandemic To be honest, I believe that it will take a lot of time to forget this. I don’t know if the 2020 pandemic of Covid-19 will be remembered exactly as grandparents remembered their wars or …


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Pandora FMS: Check Mk alternative

August 12, 2020

Check out a great Check Mk alternative: Pandora FMS Checkmk was created and developed by German Mr. Mathias Kettner, and since 2007 there is an open source version. In this article, we will get to know Checkmk Open Source, which contains 90% of all …



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Network operating system: operation, history and monitoring

August 5, 2020

How a network operating system works and how to monitor it In the early days of telephony, there were few people who had phone numbers in every town and city. There were just a few numbers to remember and if your brain failed, you …


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Learn the different cloud service types: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS

August 3, 2020

What cloud service types are there? In previous and great articles in here, we already talked about what Cloud is and the types that exist floating above our heads. But today, for a change, we want to focus more on one of its totally …


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HR in a software development team

July 31, 2020

Interview with Sara Martín, HR at Pandora FMS, a software company “Human Resources”, what are “Human Resources”? Vegetal charcoal? A set of goods or means of subsistence? The ability to touch your nose with your tongue or move your ears on demand by just …


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Simple trap monitoring thanks to Pandora FMS SNMP alerts

July 29, 2020

SNMP alerts: what they are and why you should configure them The SNMP world is becoming more and more important within the monitoring environment, as companies need to find software that has specialized tools for trap monitoring. If you are not familiar with the …


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What should a CIO or CTO know about IoT?

July 27, 2020

CIOs, CTOs and executives. What you need to know about IoT If you occupy positions of certain responsibility (such as CIO or CTO) and you do not know what is necessary about IoT, you run the risk of being out of the game. So …


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From surviving poets in the world of technology

July 24, 2020

There is room for art in a technology company like Pandora FMS Stephen King, employee in an industrial laundry, Franz Kafka, expert in industrial accidents, Bram Stoker, civil servant, Chuck Palahniuk, the one from the Fight Club, author of truck repairing manuals… Yes, great …


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Alternative to Icinga: Pandora FMS open source

July 22, 2020

Pandora FMS as an alternative to Icinga 1.x, both open source Examine. Search. Browse. Icinga, in Zulu language. The origin of the names of many software are somewhat strange (or unknown). In fact, that would be enough material for a whole different article. This …


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What is a smart business? Is yours?

July 20, 2020

Smart business. What is it? Is yours? Defining what a smart business is can be as difficult as defining what a smart person is. For decades, we have known that there are different types of intelligence that can help us in different aspects of …


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Our developers tell us: What is a “developer”?

July 17, 2020

What is a “developer”? What do they mean for a company? “Developer”, “DE-VE-LO-PEEEERRR”… It sounds pretty good. It’s easy to make your parents buy it when you explain them they are going to pay for your degree and they will be able to boast …


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The future of e-commerce

July 13, 2020

The future of e-commerce: 5 ways to grow E-commerce is skyrocketing, there is no doubt whatsoever. With unstoppable annual growth and close to 2,000 million users worldwide, e-commerce has already been able to surpass traditional commerce in some product categories and takes an important …


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Introduction to security monitoring

July 8, 2020

Security monitoring as prevention and tool in computer security Security Information Monitoring or Security Event Monitoring is part of Security Information Management. Yes, I acknowledge they are flashy names and that even experts have their differences about concept and scope. Here in Pandora FMS, …


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Has your company reached digital maturity?

July 6, 2020

Digital maturity; find out what it is and if your company reached it Do you know what digital maturity is? Do you understand how achieving it can affect your company? Do you know how to detect if you already reached it? Knowing what digital …


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Discovery Net Scan: the best network discovery software

June 30, 2020

The network discovery software that turned Pandora FMS upside down Previously, in Pandora FMS blog, we learnt a little about the great revolution that the Discovery feature brought to Pandora FMS. This tool reduces the complexity of certain existing features in Pandora FMS, and …


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What is SIEM?

June 26, 2020

What is SIEM? The help that you need to keep your business safe SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) is a kind of software whose purpose is to provide organizations and corporations with useful information. “About what?” you may wonder. Well, about potential security …


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Hughes India and Pandora FMS: when two companies become friends

June 11, 2020

Hughes India and Pandora FMS joined together as partners Pandora FMS keeps making friends. We like to make them all over the world. With them, we learn and share the best we have. They in turn play their part, creating a smooth professional harmony …


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Working from home: telecommuting open tools

June 4, 2020

Perfect telecommuting open tools to work from home «Every cloud has a silver lining». Popular sayings are wise and pragmatic. This year we added coronavirus and telecommuting to our daily vocabulary. Both words are compounds and the first one represents a danger that has …


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Programmer slang

May 26, 2020

Abbreviations, acronyms … What is the programmer slang? Programmer slang is very particular, but it is by no means the exception and that is why in all specialties they have their own jargon. In this article, we will focus on showing its peculiarities. Let’s …


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What is Podman? Docker’s successor?

April 14, 2020

What is Podman? What is Podman? Well, we will start by saying that Podman is a container engine developed by RedHat, and yes, if you thought about Docker when reading container engine, you are on the right track. Podman wants to be the alternative …



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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 …


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