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Advanced WMI Exchange Monitor ZenPack for Zenoss Core

March 31, 2008

I had so much fun creating the WMI Performance Monitor ZenPack I decided to create one for Exchange. While there are many aspects of Exchange that can be monitored, I started with just a few for now. This one contains Intelligent Mail Filter (IMF) graphs and some critical metrics of the Exchange Information Store. [...]

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Advanced WMI Performance Monitor ZenPack for Zenoss Core

March 26, 2008

Zenoss Core (http://www.zenoss.com/) is a capable open source monitoring solution at no cost. They also have Zenoss Enterprise Edition available at a price with more features, including WMI performance monitoring. Before Zenoss, I’ve been using WMI to monitor Windows servers and desktops for quite a while, but the challenge for me has always been finding [...]

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Easy Gentoo Install using PXE Boot

March 22, 2008

I needed an easy way to install Gentoo on a system without a CD drive. I’ve done this before by moving the hard drive to another machine, but wanted to use PXE booting. I already have a PXE environment running that I use for cloning, so I won’t detail how to get that working (maybe [...]

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