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21 basic computer security tips

August 24, 2021

We give you 21 computer security tips for beginners The Internet is a tool that, without a doubt, offers a great amount of positive aspects in the daily life of our society, like instant communication, easy access to information… among many other benefits. But …

User Experience Monitoring

August 17, 2021

Advanced tasks: user experience monitoring In the last century we had very primitive computers and now, at the dawn of a new millennium are we the users who have become primitive !? Want to learn more? Let’s get to know User Experience Monitoring My …

Productivity porn, meet the new scourge of companies

August 10, 2021

Do you know what Productivity porn is? We tell you everything you need to know! “Have we gone crazy yet?”, this is a question that comes to mind very often these days. Indeed speed and excess is what characterizes the present time we live …

Our plan for world domination: take down the internet

August 3, 2021

How to destroy the world. Is it possible to take down the internet? We have been warning for a long time: Pandora FMS will control the world. We have given time to world governments to prepare, to North American villagers to prepare their bunker, …

Hard reflection on the cyberattack on Kaseya

July 20, 2021

What happened to Kaseya? How can we avoid it? Imagine being offered an electronic lock for your front door. One that allows you to open the door through a mobile application in the cloud, would you accept it? They promised that they would never …

This is the best barbecue of all time

July 7, 2021

Pandora FMS organizes its official annual barbecue, summer 2021 Christmas 2019, bubbly employees of Pandora FMS meet, without their knowledge, for their last group meeting outside working hours. Games and lots of laughing, fooling around, party horns, appetizers topped with prawns and champagne. “What …

Get on the DeLorean: Digital transformation over time!

June 29, 2021

We travel back in time in search of the first digital transformation “-Jimmy! Define Digital Transformation! -I haven’t studied it… -There are no excuses, it is a very intuitive and well-known concept, even for an elementary school student. -Mmm… -Come on, Jimmy! Or I’ll …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Pandora FMS new year greetings to our followers

January 1, 2021

Pandora FMS new year greetings to our followers HAPPY NEW YEAR! And this is not a normal “Happy New Year”, the same as always, the flamboyant and festive one that we all shout on 1st January at family meals or, hopefully, already “merry” at …

Official Christmas greetings from Pandora FMS

December 25, 2020

Christmas greetings from Pandora FMS and its members Whenever I have to write this article, the official one, our corporate Christmas greeting, the cold and the smell of a fireplace invades me. It’s true, and I have to rush over to put on my …

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Do you know what Open Pandora is? Meet our dear namesake

November 20, 2020

What is Open Pandora and what does it have to do with Pandora FMS? Our world is full of funny stuff. Things like the most common name in the world being Mohammed or that the ancient Romans, when they had to swear they were …

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GNU Linux commands to inventory computer hardware

November 18, 2020

GNU Linux commands essential to carry out a hardware inventory In the beginning we, as Humanity, created computers. We said “let it be electricity” and it was the light on our ballistic trajectory calculations. We saw the numbers matched and they were good. And …

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November 16, 2020

PANDORA FMS 750 RELEASE These release notes describe new features, improvements and fixed issues in Pandora FMS NG 750. They also provide information about upgrades and describe some workarounds for known issues. This is an LTS (Long Term Support) version, a version with maximum …

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What challenges does IT monitoring face?

November 13, 2020

What are the next challenges for IT monitoring? “The big challenge is to become all you could possibly be”, Jim Rohn. “The only way to grow is to challenge yourself,” Ashley Tisdale. “The bigger the obstacle, the more glory there is in overcoming it”, …

Changes to our release system!

November 12, 2020

New Pandora FMS release system Life is always about improving, right? As we have been doing for so many years, we pay attention to your suggestions. And that has led us to make some decisions in order to improve our release strategy. After carefully …


PuTTY from a monitoring perspective

November 11, 2020

What is PuTTY and some useful tips to use it easily PuTTY is a free program (MIT license) for x86 and AMD 64 architectures (now in experimental stages for ARM). It was developed in 1997!, by Simon Tatham, a British programmer. In this blog, …

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What is actually a hacker?

November 6, 2020

What is a hacker? More like Mr. Robot rather than Operation Swordfish If we lived in a fair and more appealing world, children would not want to be Cristiano Ronaldo or PewDiePie (popular Swedish youtuber that if you have a certain age, or dignity, …

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Pandora FMS port monitoring

October 28, 2020

All Pandora FMS tasks rely –or have to do- with port monitoring. The ancient Roman Empire used to call what is now the Mediterranean Sea as Mare Nostrum (Nostrum Mare), stating what is now the port city of Barcelona as the entry point to …

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Monitoring and fashion: we are also trend experts

October 23, 2020

Let’s review some new trends in monitoring Not that system monitoring has much to do with NY Fashion Week or the most avant-garde venues in London’s Soho, but they share the yearning for something new, something fruitful and original. And since we are also …

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Has technology ever failed you?

October 16, 2020

The anecdotes of our employees against technology We love technology. It has provided us with everything we need to be on top of human evolution and dominate this world and perhaps, others soon. At the same time it has also provided us with the …

IT tips to help you during Covid 19 pandemic

October 2, 2020

10 IT tips to follow during Covid 19 pandemic We would love to stop writing articles that have as main topic the Covid 19 pandemic that is devastating the planet during 2020. Unfortunately, it’s still here, being the talk of the town. But don’t …

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Project Manager Insights: interview with Rafael Ameijeiras

September 25, 2020

Interview with Rafael Ameijeiras, Project Manager at Pandora FMS Stories in Pandora FMS are endless. Perhaps not in terms of length, but depth. And today we are going to get closer to the story of Rafael Ameijeiras, our Project Manager, who came from afar …

25% off Pandora FMS official training courses

September 23, 2020

Pandora FMS is one of the most popular options in system monitoring and now it is easier than ever to learn all the ins and outs of our software. We now offer a a 25% off in our own exclusive training and certification courses …

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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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