IT Management Linux News for May 18, 2010
Systhread: Nagios Meta Check Script Part 3 (May 18, 2010, 22:02)
Systhread: "In this the third and final part of
the series compulsory checks are added, the main loop is
constructed and the finall full source listing produced."
Linux: Monitor a Service with a Watchdog Script (May 18, 2010, 19:32)
ERACC web log: "Old Unix hands already know
this, but new Unix (Linux) users may be asking, 'What is a
"watchdog script"?' Basically it is a bash or other script that is
run via cron periodically to check on a persistent service"
Mobile IT Case Study: Migrating from Outlook, BlackBerry OS to Google Apps, Android (May 18, 2010, 18:17)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "After using
Outlook/Exchange since 1997 and RIM/BlackBerry devices since 2004,
I recently spearheaded a move to migrate TPC Healthcare (the
boutique healthcare technology firm that I founded) to Google Apps
and to Google's Android devices."
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Eth (May 18, 2010, 17:32)
Linux Magazine: "Do you think you have a
network bottleneck that's somehow related to your NIC's speed or
other settings? If so, ethtool might be the utility that will save
the day and many painful conversations"
50 Open Source Tools To Replace Popular Security Software (May 18, 2010, 14:32)
Datamation: "However, open source security
tools do offer a great deal of flexibility – not to mention
cost advantages. If you want complete control over the way your
network functions, having access to the source code gives you that
ability. For this list, we've compiled a set of open source
security tools and their commercial counterparts."
New Hampshire Libraries Band Together for their Implementation of Koha (May 18, 2010, 09:31)
LinuxPR: ByWater Solutions, an open source
community supporter and official Koha support company, announced
today that The Monadnock Library Community of New Hampshire has
partnered with them for the installation and support of the
community version of the Koha integrated library system.