Monitoring B.O. Web Intelligence Servers

by techpilot007 28. April 2012 13:33
A few months ago we started to have some issues where we would find that one or more Web Intelligence (Webi server) servers in Business Objects on a physical Windows server would stop. I was asked to come up with a way to monitor the number of Webi's on the physical server using Nagios. [More]

New Hosting Environment!

by techpilot007 27. April 2012 17:14
Let me know what you think of the blog. I just finished moving the blog from shared hosting with GoDaddy to my own Micro AWS instance. This move was not done due to performance or issues with GoDaddy. They've been good for what I've needed to do. This move was done more to staisfy my own desire to have my own server instance where I would have root access to do with as I please. [More]

Where is the Disk Cleanup tool? Its missing in Windows Server 2008!

by techpilot007 21. March 2010 15:47
In our server environments we monitor a few metrics of the servers health. We have the monitoring software set to email us when any one of the metrics is measured above a predetermined threshold. At the end of last week we started to receive emails about low disk space on one of our servers in production. The server is running Windows Server 2008 x64. By default Server 2008 does not install with the handy little Disk Cleanup program. I did not know that at the time so I spent a good 15 minutes searching for it thinking I'd find it on my own. [More]


Welcome to the blog of an Configuration Manager. This blog is meant to share my thoughts, ideas, and the story of my ever expanding journey to acquire knowledge. It may, at times, include rants about or an expression of excitement over something in the computer realm. The majority of my work is with Windows servers. However, it has started to also include Linux machines. Lately I’ve become the Nagios “expert” within our company as I work towards creating culture of being proactive vs. reactive in regards to Application/Configuration Management.


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