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Questions tagged [monitoring]

This tag is for questions about how to monitor internal and external conditions via the Raspberry Pi.

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Why doesn't extract-vmlinux work with Raspbian's /boot/kernel*.img?

To monitor if a reboot is necessary, I wanted to compare the version of /boot/kernel*img against the version of the running kernel. To get the kernel version of a compressed linux kernel image (...
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How to install latest munin server

If I install munin server from apt-get, only version 2.0.33-1 is installed which can't be started because Failed to start munin.service: Unit munin.service is masked. make from source fails with Can'...
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Monitor directory for regular file creation and alert if the stream of files stops

I have had a Raspberry Pi Zero W controlled, time-lapse camera taking pictures, of a construction project, every 60 seconds for nearly three months and recently it's started failing. I suspect the ...
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Python requests.post - intermittent failure when connected to Huawei E5330 MiFi

I have a python script running on startup on a number of Raspberry Pis (model 3). The script watches a serial port for data from an air quality monitor then posts this data to a web server using the ...
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How to monitor network utilization on raspberry pi 3 (raspbian stretch)?

I need to do some stress testing on some raspberry pi's and I'm trying to setup monitoring tools to detect which resource is the bottleneck in various scenarios. I'd like to monitor network, disk, ...
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munin no permission to access

i would like to run a munin server in my RPI B that i have in my LAN. i have followed the steps from enter link description here when i issue http://IP/munin a webpage loads and it says Forbidden ...
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munin setup cannot add client

in my LAN i am looking to install a monitoring system and i decided to use Munin. Most of my devices in my LAN are Debian based(Debian stretch or Raspbian). My LAN is 192.168.1.0/24. The IP 192.168.1....
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Raspberry Pi 3 as a PC temp monitor [closed]

anyone knows if a raspberry pi could be used to monitor the temperatures of a PC? I think that this could be possible via wifi (for data transferring to the rpi) but I'm not sure. Any ideas? The idea ...
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Apache Server Monitoring

I'm making a local server for a database in RPI. I just followed typical tutorials out there to install Apache, MySQL, PHP. Now, I want to make the server to output logs to a tft lcd i have. Basically,...
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How can any cellphone LCD be used as a portable monitor? [duplicate]

In simple, I just want to build some thing like : CC TV with small monitor and small camera (the smaller the both, the better). . For example, I need it to connect a camera so I can watch real time ...
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WiFi network usage shows more than Ethernet usage

I have created a hotspot in raspberry pi(hostapd) and i have connected my mobile. I am downloading an app in mobile,let say app size is around 11MB.I am started running a network monitoring command in ...
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Monitor output is always my touchscreen, not my computer monitor

So, I got a Raspberry 3 model B and connected it with a keyboard, a mouse, and a touchscreen. When I connect an HDMI-DVI converter to my Planar monitor, it's fine at the beginning of turning on the ...
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How to check traffic and connected devices?

Recently, I setup my Pi 3 to work as Wi-Fi access point through the Tor network. Is there any way to check what devices are connected and how much traffic is sent through the Pi by individual devices? ...
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Monitor a log file in real time, and do something. How?

I want to monitor a log file (omxd log file) in real time, and execute some commands when some sentences appear in the log. I searched this site (and many other sites) and these are what I tried: ...
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Android Tablet as Pi monitor without WiFi

Is it possible to display Raspberry Pi through android tablet without WiFi? I wanted to do that so I can avoid the constrains over the the Pi and the Tablet Wifi. In addition to that I wanted easy ...
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Home energy monitor devices

I'm making use of multiple Raspberry Pi's to monitor my home's temperature, humidity, e.t.c... I would now like to add home power use monitoring. I've done a fair bit of research, but I've not found ...
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Using many individual Raspberry Pi's as monitoring systems in a 'business' usage setting

I want to use a lot (3000+) Raspberry Pi's in a country-wide service. I have been googling around, but I haven't found a similar usage-scenario so far. It made me wonder what would be against this ...
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Network monitoring with Raspberry Pi

I have an unsecured network device which I am testing and need to find what packet data (non HTTP) it is spitting out to various places on the internet. How can I use a Raspberry Pi 3 (with ...
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How to measure ambient noise and tweet about loud spikes?

Without having a deep background in the life of Pi or having done much research on this, I am asking for some early guidance on a specific project: I want to have a system I can leave running at home,...
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DC Current Monitor (Datalogging)

the basics: Monitor DC Current over long hours (200hours) Measure up to 8 channels simultaneously and log the data ready to plot on excel or graph after the testing duration. Current from each ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a Wi-Fi Scanner/Analyser

I'm working on an indoor geo-location topic and I'm a newbie with RPi. I want the RPi to scan Wi-Fi devices (and get their IP addresses) and determine their emission power. I want to associate each ...
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How do I view gpu / h.264 block usage?

Normaly I can get this infromation from psensor but on the pi the only monitors i have access to are cpu and ram usage.
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Minimum TTL 5.0V signal duration

I'm working on a little project in my physics lab. We would like to create a photon coincidence counter. We were thinking to use the Pi GPIO pin to monitor a couple of photo diode which produce a 15ns ...
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Display works for a few seconds, but then tells me there is no signal

my new Raspberry Pi has been acting up a bit lately. The first time I plugged it in, I had all of the neccisary parts, as well as a 8 GB SD card that had been formatted and filled with the "NOOBS" ...
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Input and output parallel data over long distance, shift register or alternatives

I have a pi that controls and monitors stuff in the garden, in the house on different floors and such. Currently I have multicore cables running around but I am at the limit of my GPIO pins and I want ...
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CPU Performance Graph

Is it possible to get a larger view of the CPU graph shown in the bottom right of my Raspbian desktop? Just to show the graph I am talking about:
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Using old alarm keypads as displays

I have a few old IDS alarm keypads lying around(both 8 and 16 zone) and was wondering if I could somehow hook them up to my pi.(LED only, no LCD) Power can be supplied via the alarm panel, so I just ...
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Resource Monitoring

I am currently running Kali on RPI B. I want to see how well it is resourced in practice as an IDS. I am looking for a reliable method of logging in readable format: CPU % usage every second Disk % ...
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Monitor an outlet to see when power switches on and off

My washing machine doesn't have any bells/whistles/buzzers to let me know when it's done. I just got my first Raspberry Pi and am thinking wiring it up so it texts me when a load of clothes is ...
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Detect Power Loss in AC outlet

I want to make my Raspberry Pi to detect AC power outage and send E-mail/SMS accordingly. The Pi I have is model B not the B+. Now I have read other posts but my request is different. The idea is ...
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How do I monitor the temperature ever 3 seconds without entering new commands?

I just bought a heat sink kit for my pi and I'm using Raspbian and would like to monitor the temperature continuously every 3 seconds via SSH while I perform tasks on the pi so that I don't have to ...
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Why does this device always reboot at 21:17?

My Raspberry Pi has been rebooting itself a lot lately and I can't seem to figure out what is happening. Here's the output of last -x: hal@raspberrypi ~ $ last -x hal pts/10 localhost ...
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Is there a big touch monitor available which works with Raspbian OS?

I am interested in buying a big touchscreen. I am talking about 19" - 23" . But I am not sure if Raspbian OS supports these screens out of the box or what is needed. Did anyone already made such a ...
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Working with Raspberry Pi having only a laptop and a table (no extra monitor)

I'm a newbie at Raspberry Pi. I created a boot sd card with raspbian and I don't know what to do next because what I have is only a laptop and a tablet. I don't have an extra monitor to plug in an ...
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My Pi getting heated for no reason. How do I debug?

I wrote the Wheezy image, booted with rPi, expanded size, rebooted. Then I played couple of games, Python Games. Then I opened the default browser, however it was slow. I only opened two pages, one ...
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Check a program/script is active and running properly

I can't find guidance anywhere on how, if you're running a (say python) script permanently in Raspbian on a headless RPi, to check periodically it's running ok. I've researched reporting on running ...
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Raspberry motion getting killed every morning and evening

This is the weirdest problem I have ever ever faced! I am using Raspberry PI (running Raspbian Wheezy) with Logitech C310 webcam for home monitoring, with motion detection and recording enabled. It ...
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Raspberry Pi to monitor all HTTP requests to/from Router [closed]

I would like to be able to view all the HTTP requests that my router receives (in the kind of way Fiddler monitors on a PC). I would like to monitor all incoming and outgoing traffic with the HTTP ...
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Packet sniffing with channel hopping using scapy

I have set up scapy on linux (raspian on RPI) for sniffing WiFi packets using WiFi adapter (b/g) in monitor mode. I am not sure if scapy by default hops on all the channels of the b/g protocol, or ...
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Monitoring LVM disks for failures

I've created a RAID1 array in LVM (lvcreate -m1 --type raid1....). The system is unattended, so I would now like a notification email if one of the disks fail. I could probably write a cron job to ...
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Monitoring a Python script running in a screen session with Monit [closed]

I have a Python script that uses Twitter's streaming API, but it usually crashes after a day or two. I have not been able to pinpoint the cause, and after more than a month of trying, I've stopped ...
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Raspberry (HDMI) to monitor(VGA) Does a cable work?

Now I have seen some HDMI to VGA Cables, but on some forums people say it won't work. I have a monitor with just VGA input and I want to connect my Raspberry Pi to it. Will a HDMI to VGA cable work? ...
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Stream PC screen to Raspberry Pi

I would like to stream my computer's screen content to my Raspberry Pi, so what I see on my computer screen, I see on my Raspberry Pi's monitor. Is this possible? I know the Raspberry Pi has a 100 ...
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Network monitor by Process

Is there anything that allows me to monitor network usage by process for longer time (1 day +-). I know nethogs but it only shows current process and I need longer period to be monitored and probably ...
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Is there a dashboard for Raspberry Pi?

I'd like to remotely be able to check RasPi's status, including: processor speed, usage free disk space the CPU temperature top processes ... ... as a dashboard-like web page. I know I could (...
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Angelcare baby monitor pad compatability with RPi [closed]

I've got a 6 month old little girl and a raspberry pi on the way, we've got this wind-up baby mobile that lasts for maybe 2 minutes, but she just loves it and insists that we keep winding it up over ...
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How can I share data between a network of Arduino and Raspberry Pi temperature monitoring stations?

I am planning on doing an internet connected temperature monitor (among other data) at multiple locations. At two of the locations I want to use a Raspberry Pi to display the information. The ...
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Raspberry Pi as a network monitoring device

I was thinking it would be cool to have my Raspberry Pi (RPi) monitor how long a computer/mobile device is connected to the network. This would be useful to figure out how many hours I spend on the ...
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How do I set up munin?

How do you set up a munin-node on the Raspberry Pi? Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" ...
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How do I monitor and/or control the temperature of the SoC?

Is there a way to programmatically monitor the temperature of the BCM2835 SoC? If so, would it do any good? i.e. would temporarily suspending CPU-intensive processes have any chance to reduce the ...