A tiny bit of information about the 0.4.2 status. I added a new command check_pagefile whch will allow you to check the usage and size of your page files.

check_pagefile
L client WARNING: DeviceHarddiskVolume2pagefile.sys 24.3M (32M) 
L client Performance data: '??D:pagefile.sys'=1G;14;19 ...

And almost everything works perfectly. The only major snag I noticed was check_process reports all running processes as "stopped". Interestingly it seems to get the metrics such as handle count, and memory size so only the "state" is reported incorrectly. Also I need to add so delayed services which are ...

And almost everything works perfectly. And with build 23 issues mentioned here in have all been fixed so from build 23 and on wards 0.4.2 core checks are all working on all supported platforms. Next up (not sure how much time I have this week, is check_files and ...

A first alpha build of 0.4.2 is out in the download section.

It is important to understand this is NOT PRODUCTION READY. There are numerous things which is NOT FINNISHED.

But I want to get feeback on the new filters and check commands so please feel free to ...

Well, time for a slight update. Check process is now pretty much done. So now I need to cleanup things and make sure I haven't broken too much stuff and then I will release the first alpha version of 0.4.2.

I am quite happy with the result ...

Performance counters are troublesome but they are also one of the best ways to monitor systems and applications in Windows. Much of the difficult with performance counters (PDH) come from the fact that they are localized. In build 102 of 0.4.1 we added support for "English counters" this ...

Two new commands have been modernized for 0.4.2. First off they now use the filters which all commands should use for 0.4.2 (or at least most of them). But they are also '''NOT''' relaying on PDH which means PDH issues are a thing of the past ...

Thought I'd let everyone know that I have in fact not been ignoring the project lately. And the reason I have not been active on the support side is that I have been working rather hard on something I anticipated would take a few days but instead took weeks ...

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Documentation

Posted by mickem at 2013-05-30

Well, I have been working almost around the clock on the new documentation site. There are a few more issues I need to resolve in terms of in-page-linkage and such but the majority of the contents is there. So please take this opportunity to check it out and let me ...

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Documentation!

Posted by mickem at 2013-05-21

Well, I have spent a few days now working on converting parts of the wiki documentation to rst and now I will publish the first version of the documentation http://docs.nsclient.org/ Please understand that this is the first version so many pages are still missing and some parts ...

Some bugs sneaked in to the previous release candidate as well as another issue fixed. The full change log for this update (since previous RC is):

 2013-04-30 MickeM * Fixed issue with negative performance data * Added unit test for arguments and external script * Fixed truncation issue with performance data (#624) 2013-04-27 ...

Hello, I guess the biggest news is that I will once again be attending the '''Open Source System Management Conference 2013''' in Bolzano Italy. So if your near Italy please come by (it is free) and feel free to bump in to me if you have any thoughts, ideas or ...