One of my favorite OSS tools is BURP (short for BackUp and Restore Program). Backup is perhaps the single most important task you must deal with when working with It systems and data.
If you have the hpasmcli command installed on your ProLiant server (available from the HP ProLiant Support Pack), you can display the speed of fans and the temperature of different parts of your server and use collectd to store the values. The following has been tested on a ProLiant ML350 G6 server. On Debian you … [Read more…]