Pandora FMS is a monitoring Open Source software. It watches your systems and applications, and allows you to know the status of any element of those systems.
Pandora FMS could detect a network interface down, a defacement in your website, a memory leak in one of your server application, or the movement of any value of the NASDAQ new technology market. Pandora FMS could send out SMS message when your systems fails… or when Google’s value drop below US348.60?
Pandora FMS runs on any operating system, with specific agents for each platform, gathering data and sending it to a server, it has specific agents for GNU/Linux, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, BSD/IPSO, and Windows 2000, XP and 2003.
Pandora FMS can also monitor any kind of TCP/IP service, without the need to install agents, and monitor network systems such as load balancers, routers, switches, operating systems, applications, or simply printers if you need. Pandora FMS also supports SNMP for collecting data and for receiving traps.
A few examples of common resources monitored by Pandora FMS could be processor load, disk and memory usage, running processes, log files, environmental factors such as temperature, or application values like strings contained in web pages or any possible way to collect data in an automatic way.