Question about server room temperature monitoring
isuroot at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 10:27:00 MDT 2012
We've always just use the built in sensor of the server MB (not the one for
the CPU) and wrote a simple perl script that NRPE can call locally. It's
free (which is good as we usually don't have much of a budget for such
stuff) and gives a pretty good idea for temperature, but doesn't help for
humidity or the likes. You can also do a temperature correction in the
script if you want to get a closer idea of what the real temperature is.
On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 9:47 AM, Daniel Fussell <dfussell at byu.edu> wrote:
> On 03/30/2012 05:40 PM, Victor Villa wrote:
> > I'd like to start to monitor the environment in the server room (temp,
> > humidity, etc), i'm interested to see what is working out there and if it
> > is connected with something like nagios for alerting.
> We use AVTECH's Room Alert 4E, along with some custom scripts to poll it
> and track trends. Cacti would probably be just as easy to use for that
> We also use a sensaphone as a backup for times when a power outage takes
> out the network, but leaves the phone network still working. Call me
> paranoid, but it's actually been quite useful.
> ;-Daniel Fussell
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