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Community Comunidad Enterprise Enterprise

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 …



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 …


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 …



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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 …




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, …



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 …


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 …


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, …






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 …




incidente post mortem

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 …


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. …


fixed disk usage

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 …



seguridad con docker bench

Community Comunidad Howto

Monitor-oriented Docker Bench for Security

August 16, 2019

Docker Bench for security with Pandora FMS Although the main purpose of Pandora FMS is to monitor: its flexibility allows us to extend it as far as we need it. That’s why we now bring you Security with Docker Bench and suggest some ideas …


free software SQL

Community Comunidad Tech Tecnología

Fourteen Free SQL Software Tools

July 18, 2019

Free SQL Software Tools Our databases are the ones that keep the Internet alive. There has even been talk for some years about the development of operating systems with which users do not have direct contact with the files, but their personal files are …