Server and Service Monitoring

LSA IT offers server and service monitoring with several solutions designed to meet your needs.

This service is currently: 

For questions or assistance related to this service

Please contact the LSA IT Service Desk
Enter a Ticket Online | 734.936.3279 | lsait-service-desk@umich.edu

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Overview

LSA IT offers two monitoring solutions for servers and the services thereon, primarily used by the IT professionals throughout the college and not often of interest to general faculty, staff, or students:

  • Splunk
  • Zabbix

Splunk

The Splunk monitoring solution is used to collect and analyze machine data created by various Linux, Mac, and Windows servers and hosted services. Insight into the health and security of servers and services is provided through a web interface which offers powerful search, analysis, and visualization capabilities. Reports and alerts can be customized for automated delivery via email.

For more information on Splunk in general, see their web site, www.splunk.com.

If you're interested in monitoring your servers or services with Splunk, please contact LSA IT Infrastructure to request it.

Zab​bix

The Zabbix monitoring solution is an enterprise-class open source software package for monitoring networks and applications. It is designed to monitor and track the status of various network services, servers, and other network hardware. Operations can be performed via its web interface, which requires Cosign authentication. It is used to monitor various Linux, Mac, and Windows servers and services supported by the LSA IT Infrastructure team and the regional support groups.

For more information on Zabbix in general, see their web site, www.zabbix.org.

If you're interested in monitoring your servers or services with Zabbix, please contact LSA IT Infrastructure to request it.

Who can use the service?: 

These services are available to IT professionals in LSA. The services may be available to non-LSA IT staff on an ad hoc basis.

Where can the service be used?: 

The monitoring services should only be used to monitor college servers and services.

Rates & Pricing: 

This service is free.

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User Groups: 
IT Professionals
LSA Units