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technological failures

Community

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 …



Community Comunidad

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 …


project manager interview

Community

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 …


Community

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 …


what does qa mean

Community Comunidad

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 …


Community

The incredible but true story of the letter sent from Sweden

September 11, 2020

Mysteries in Pandora FMS: the letter written and sent from Sweden All kinds of stories happen in Pandora FMS. And perhaps one day we will be lucky enough that Christopher Nolan himself will take us to the big screen, thus completing almost impeccable filmographies. …


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Community

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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Community Servers Tech

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 …




alternativa a check mk featured

Community Comunidad Tech Tecnología

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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Community

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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Community

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 …


poetry technology

Community

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 …




security monitoring

Community Comunidad Enterprise Enterprise

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, …


optimize mariadb

Community Servers

Optimize MariaDB: tips to deal with load spikes

June 16, 2020

Load spikes? We give you some tips to optimize MariaDB This 2020 is perfect to check our beloved Pandora FMS server and precisely a very important component is the database (BD). As our loyal readers already know (and if you visit us for the …



telecommuting open tools

Community Comunidad Geek culture

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 …


video games loving company

Community Geek culture

In Pandora FMS we love video games

June 2, 2020

Pandora FMS employees choose their favorite video games A long, long time ago, almost before Pandora FMS green color became part of the rainbow, a revolutionary idea came from the heart of the company: creating an arcade machine, like those of arcades, so that …


vocabulary of programmers

Community Comunidad Geek culture

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 …


plugins contest

Community Comunidad

The plugin contest you’ve been waiting for

May 4, 2020

The big plugins contest, a challenge launched by Pandora FMS There is nothing more rewarding than a creation of your own. Therefore, in these times, we propose you something, the biggest reward for a lover of technology: the creation of a plugin for Pandora …


nuevo logo de artica

Community

Welcome to another era: we have a new logo for Ártica ST

April 3, 2020

Ártica ST changes its logo and moves to Pandora FMS’s green Who hasn’t ever needed a change of style? I’m not talking about bell-bottoms or Rosalia’s fake nails because it’s the latest trend. I’m talking about a facelift to feel handsome and OK. That’s …


network scanning

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 …


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, …


whats new pandora fms 743

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 …






lynis security

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 …


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 …