Monitoring Information (Zabbix/IRIS/OnCall)

Zabbix/IRIS/OnCall monitoring and notification at NC State

Zabbix/IRIS/OnCall monitoring and notification at NC State

  • Zabbix is an open-source monitoring solution
  • Server status can be checked via Zabbix web interface
  • Alerts are sent as system problems/outages are discovered
  • Templating system allows thresholds/triggers to be easily changed across tiers of server
  • New checks can be added and modified without requiring operational changes to the system
  • Alerts are sent by email or SMS (text message)
  • OnCall is an open-source notification system developed by LinkedIn
  • An “on call” person will receive notifications when a server check fails.
  • Iris is an open-source escalation system from LinkedIn that works with OnCall.

Access Links (Unity ID/password required)

  • Zabbix.oit.ncsu.edu - Monitors production services at NC State for OIT and other campus organizations
  • Iris.oit.ncsu.edu - Provides escalation of alerts from the Zabbix monitoring system
  • OnCall.oit.ncsu.edu - Maintains on call status information for OIT and other campus organizations

Informational Links

Videos

Zabbix links

Zabbix YouTube channel

Monitoring announcements

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