Category: Tech


New channel program as a business development strategy

June 16, 2021

Ártica Pandora PFMS launches a new channel program for partners as a key element in its business development strategy. Ártica Pandora PFMS, within the framework of its global growth strategy, is evolving its channel program with the firm intention of expanding its worldwide network …



10 reasons to change your monitoring software

June 15, 2021

Every change is for the better and we give you ten reasons to change your monitoring software. Cuando se habla de cambiar de software, no sé por qué, me viene a la mente la compra de música. Bueno, yo soy de los de antes: …



Google Authenticator and Pandora FMS, defend yourself from cyberattacks

June 1, 2021

Double authentication with Google Authenticator in Pandora FMS Introduction – Internet and its issues For a long time, the Internet has been an easily accessible place for most people around the world, full of information, fun, and in general, it is an almost indispensable …




We present you Pandora FMS Roadmap 2021 – 2023

May 21, 2021

Pandora FMS presents you our Roadmap 2021 – 2023 In this article, we will introduce you to the new Pandora FMS Roadmap for the next 24 months (June 2021 – June 2023). For its creation, we had the participation of our clients and partners, …



SaaS vs onPremise: Pros, Cons and Cost Analysis

May 18, 2021

SaaS vs onPremise, do you use the cloud? Do you use the cloud? Be aware that we’re not saying that you are in cloud nine, but that you may most likely be using the cloud. That is, if you use Google mail, Microsoft Office …



Monitoring security architecture

May 4, 2021

Introduction Do an exercise, ask five IT technicians -of any profile- what SNMP means.. If you’re close with them the better, so that the first thing they do is not go to Wikipedia to boast. Hopefully, they might tell you what they said to …



Engineering and development in Pandora FMS

April 27, 2021

Pandora FMS started as a totally personal open source project back in 2004. I wasn’t even a professional programmer, I was doing Unix security consulting. In fact, I chose PHP but Pandora FMS was my first application with PHP, I knew some things about …



Proactive Monitoring in Digital Transformation Times

April 22, 2021

Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced, flexible and easy-to-configure monitoring tool according to each business. Pandora FMS integrates with the needs of the business, being able to monitor servers, network equipment, terminals and whatever is necessary. In this article we will focus on monitoring …



Everything you need to know about Office 365 Monitoring

April 6, 2021

Do you know everything about Office 365 Monitoring? Microsoft Office 365 Monitoring (Known as Office 365) Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced and flexible monitoring tool which is also easy-to-configure according to each business and their needs. It can be integrated into all the …



BMC Remedyforce Plugin for Pandora FMS

March 23, 2021

Pandora FMS means flexibility to work with third party applications. There are more than eight hundred pages of documentation for Pandora FMS. The science – and art, I think – of monitoring is very extensive. The needs of a large company are different from …



Do you already know what Synthetic Transaction Monitoring is?

March 16, 2021

A small approach to Synthetic Monitoring Most of us who work in IT understand the concept of basic monitoring. It is not that it is an irrelevant concept, but rather, it is essential for any infrastructure, either manual, by reading logs and checking machines …



New Pandora FMS features and improvements

March 4, 2021

We check out some of the best Pandora FMS news in 2020 Today we are here to make a small compilation of the new Pandora FMS features launched throughout this last year 2020, a general review of all the small advances that we incorporated …




Pandora FMS from Microsoft Azure

February 9, 2021

How to use Pandora FMS from Microsoft Azure In this article we will focus on our on-premise platform, or cloud monitoring after having installed Pandora FMS console in Microsoft Azure. The installation will be made with an automated script that installs the Community version …



What is a NAS server and what is it for?

February 2, 2021

What is a NAS server and what is it for? Storage devices for networking, or NAS servers are in good health. And no wonder, since we have increasingly more data to save and more need to use them from different locations. Traditionally, NAS servers …



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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What is virtualization technology?

January 12, 2021

What virtualization technology it is and some examples of its uses Although it is not well known to the general public, virtualization technology is widely used in technical environments for being useful when carrying out multiple tasks and for the possibilities it offers for …


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QWERTY layout: a keyboard that came to stay

January 6, 2021

QWERTY layout; where does it come from and what does it mean? SOS. Those three letters?, they represent almost at worldwide level a naval distress call… What does the QWERTY layout have to do with the keyboards we use every day? Spoiler Alert: Morse …


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What are MAC addresses? What are they for and how to find them?

January 4, 2021

What are MAC addresses, what are they for and how to find them? At the shadow of the widespread IP addresses, MAC addresses say even more about our devices than its more popular sister. As a kind of “identity document for network devices”, a …


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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 …


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Proxmox VE Monitoring

December 23, 2020

Proxmox VE monitoring with Pandora FMS In this article, we will focus on Proxmox VE monitoring, a virtualization system, for which you will use Pandora FMS agent plugin. What is Proxmox VE? Before delving into Proxmox VE monitoring, we should define it. Proxmox VE …


Benefits and Drawbacks of SaaS

The Benefits and Drawbacks of SaaS: The New Paradigm vs On-Premises Software

December 21, 2020

Benefits and Drawbacks of SaaS and what it is like compared to on-premise software SaaS has rapidly become the go-to software and computing solution for businesses and industries across the world. While it’s costly to develop and deploy servers and infrastructure for your business …


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Pandora FMS Enterprise in High Availability

December 16, 2020

High Availability in monitoring with Pandora FMS Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced, flexible and easy-to-configure monitoring tool according to each business. It gets integrated into all the needs of servers, network computers, terminals and whatever needs to be monitored. This article applies exclusively …



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 …



What are logs and why monitor them?

December 9, 2020

What are logs for and some of the main log types What are logs? In computing, when generally speaking of “log”, we refer to information belonging to a more or less low level reported by the operating system or a specific application that helps …


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What is bandwidth and how does it affect your connections?

December 7, 2020

What is bandwidth and how it affects connection speed? What is bandwidth? Over the last few years, and at the dawn of the very celebrated arrival of the Internet into our homes and our beloved cell phones, concepts such as bandwidth, previously restricted to …


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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, …



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Managing Network Configuration Changes Five Best Practices

November 30, 2020

Managing Network Configuration Changes: Five Best Practices Do you know what the most common cause of network outages and performance problems is? Misconfiguration. For as much time and energy as people spend talking about issues such as infrastructure and cybercrime, the truth is that …



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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Workstation monitoring

November 25, 2020

Workstation monitoring with Pandora FMS Pandora FMS is a proactive, advanced, flexible and easy-to-configure monitoring tool tailored to each business. It gets integrated into all the needs of servers, network computers, terminals and whatever needs to be monitored. In this article we will focus …


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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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8 Tips For Server Monitoring Alerts

November 17, 2020

8 Tips For Server Monitoring Alerts The last thing you want to happen is for your server to crash, so understanding alerts and knowing the next step to resolve any issues is key. As one of today’s leading network and server monitoring software, Pandora …


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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”, …


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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, …