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Raspberry kiosk mode

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Discover how to set up a Raspberry kiosk mode

Raspberry kiosk mode configuration on Pandora FMS About the Raspberry kiosk mode If you’ve been shopping recently, you may or may not have seen stores and shops with screens, promotional videos, product images, statistics, etc. Normally, for this purpose the computers are hidden. These …

PRTG alternative

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PRTG Network Monitor vs. Pandora FMS

Pandora FMS as a good PRTG alternative and why Introduction to PRTG Network Monitor Previously in this blog we have published comparative articles about monitoring software such as Nagios or Zabbix, as well as about backup supervision and its definition, planning and implementation with …

new monitoring vision featured

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Pandora FMS: a new vision of monitoring

There are so many diverse and distinct IT infrastructures, different business needs, and various levels of monitoring oversight requirements, that today not every monitoring system can meet the demand. From the beginnings of monitoring practices until now there has been a certain stability in …

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Nagios Alternatives: 6 of the best

It’s been some time since we’ve been wondering, why is Nagios deserving of the self-proclaimed title of being the “Industry standard” when it comes to monitoring. We’ve reiterated this question to ourselves more ever since they seem to be kind of limping around the …

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Pandora FMS Server and CPAN in Ubuntu

Yesterday, I upated the trunk SVN repository and tried to install in my Ubuntu Jaunty the Pandora FMS Server using the pandora_server_installer script. I used the apt-get command and, unfortunally, wmi-client is not in the repositories anymore. We can solve is getting the tar.gz …

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Server development sneak peek

Hello everyone, Although Pandora FMS is doing well in fairly large setups, with 10000+ modules, we are facing bigger challenges. An optimization of the server core, which has been pretty much untouched since the early days of Pandora, was necessary. After rewriting some of …

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