Monthly Archives: April 2010

McAfee offers to “repay” the costs of his last update.

If you are a home user of McAfee and last week you made “the mistake” of leaving your updating in automatic to your antivirus, you already know that McAfee had released a false positive DAT that considered SVCHOST.EXE a virus and tried to remove it. This corruption in the update file affected only the Windows XP SP3. The update in question was the release 5958 and was replaced in a few hours!! By the 5959 that solved the issue. Here is the official response on the next day: http://siblog.mcafee.com/support/mcafee-response-on-current-false-positive-issue/

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Check the Cisco CallManager and CallManager Express (=> 6):

You will need first to check the SNMP OID’s with your systems (see the UPS tutorial ) and enable on CCM hosts the SNMP string and checks. All the checks that I have done for this tutorial are from the file CISCO-CCM-MIB.my

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How to ease a heavy loaded Nagios server.

A usually Nagios setup is consisted in only one server that does all the checks by itself. In the moment that server arrives at 2000 checks or more (and especially if you configure the ndoutils on that server) you will see the processor going wild. At this point it’s time for a change. Continue reading