[SASAG] Recommendations are environmental monitoring for a server room
tallpaul at speakeasy.org
Fri Mar 31 16:57:39 PST 2006
On Fri, 31 Mar 2006, Ski Kacoroski wrote:
> After several cooling issues, we are looking at adding some sort of
> environmental monitoring sensors to our server room and would like to
> know what others do in this area in terms of what you monitor (temp,
> humidity, power, etc.), how often you take readings, and what equipment
> you use.
We monitor only temperature since we get fairly detailed power reports
from the building management for billing and we aren't too much concerned
We use a "Temptrax" primarily because at the time we were setting up
Nagios there was a pre-made module for it:
Only a single probe per serial port, but only $135 for the whole thing.
We also use lm_sensors to pull temperature readings from motherboards.
Tyan has started supplying sensors.conf files which is rather nice.
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