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Monitoring dengan PRTG

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PRTG Network Monitor, Part 2Posted by  on Friday, July 19th 2013    Since my last post on the PRTG monitor, I’ve added some more probes (thanks to their offer of a free upgrade to 30 sensors).
However, before I got started, the monitor showed that the system health had an alert:

I clicked on the red alert box, and the detail page is displayed:

The server that hosts the PRTG Network monitor is intentionally underpowered as to consume as little electricity as possible (it’s a HP ProLiant Micro Tower Server as seen here on Amazon. It’s 64 bit, had has 4 non-hot swappable drive bays. It runs 64 Bit Windows 8 very nicely.) Because it’s underpowered, it often can be utilized heavily by the various routine processes that are always running on it. I logged in to the server (remote desktop), and the new Task Manager app made it clear what was happening:

I’d started a “maintenance” cycle earlier which apparently included a disk defrag.
Back to the sensors – I‘ve got quite a few network connected…