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WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 756

July 27, 2021

What’s new in Pandora FMS latest release, Pandora FMS 755 Let’s check out together the features and improvements related to this new Pandora FMS release: Pandora FMS 756. NEW FEATURES AND IMPROVEMENTS Added new widget: Odometer for visual consoles A new odometer widget has …



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 …



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 …



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 …



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 …



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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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 …


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Monitoring systemd logs

December 30, 2020

Systemd logs: how to monitor them with Pandora FMS Systemd logs, without exemption, can be monitored in this proof of concept that we will see next. But what is systemd and how does it work? I will tell you in advance that I do …



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 …




We achieved ISO/IEC 27001

December 18, 2020

We live in an uncertain world and monitoring should try to make sure that whatever happens we will always be informed. Therefore, security is the basis of everything in monitoring and for us it has always been one of the pillars of our strategy …



What is RAM memory? If only it were that simple…

December 11, 2020

What is RAM memory and why is it so important? There is basic knowledge, like freshman year computing, which we often take for granted but that is always a pleasure to remember. From how to take a screenshot to where to find stickers thick …


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What is VPN? The acronyms that could save your life

December 4, 2020

What is VPN and how does it help connection security? What is VPN? You know that in IT we absolutely love acronyms, right? Specifying and summing things up is our thing. Digital Video Disc? DVD. Central Processing Unit? CPU. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line? Yes, …



How can I amplify my WiFi signal?

November 27, 2020

Amplify WiFi : find out how to do it If you don’t know, I already tell you that it is always convenient to have a good WiFi signal, and that is why, today, on Pandora FMS blog, we are going to talk about how …


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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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PANDORA FMS 750 RELEASE

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 …


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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 …