md raid and zabbix


In this article I explain how to setup Software RAID monitoring with zabbix. The solution will use two ways – active monitoring (polling) of an array status and passive traps for array events, sent out by the mdadm

Stop pam_unix polluting log files


PAM module pam_unix produces lots of log messages, that pollute system log files. In my case this was in the /var/log/auth.log file. Excessive log messages are logged in particular for sudo, sshd and CRON. In the particular …