So, I learned today that the root cause of my site issues was that Gentoo apparently decided to enable binary logging by default yet did not have a max size or may days set in my.cnf like other distros do so, as a result, I had MANY gigabytes of logs which filled up /. Lesson learned. Thanks to Zabbix I knew about the issue straight away and was able to minimize my downtime. » Read more

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As some may have noticed, I have had a few site issues lately. Those should be in the past now. As a result of these issues, I am now actively monitoring this site & it’s server via Zabbix. If I can compile all the pieces of the different guides I used to set it up in between other thing I’ll post it here. Until then, here’s the short version: ClearOS @ home + v2.0 packages from EPEL = Zabbix server Latest client installed via Portage with the ~amd64 flag. Monitoring of server stats and website checks setup. Notices sent via email Alerts on my phone via AndZabbix Pro. » Read more

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