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Server Monitoring for KB3011780 (MS14-068) Patch – 5 Easy Steps

Microsoft has issued a patch for a serious vulnerability that hits domain controllers the hardest. KB3011780 describes issue while the security bulletin MS14-068 provides more technical details.

The vulnerability allows a user with restricted permissions to escalate to domain administrator privileges and Microsoft reports that attacks have been seen in the […]

November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Windows 10 Server Edition Technical Preview Pros & Cons

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Windows Server Technical Preview

With each new Windows release the desktop edition gets a lot of press coverage but what about the server editions? Let’s take a look at the server edition that was released along with the Windows […]

November 17th, 2014|Server Monitoring|

POODLE Patch Post: Monitoring IIS Patches for CVE­-2014­-3566

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Anyone running web sites on IIS with SSL support should have already rolled out patches for CVE­-2014­-3566, the vulnerability in SSL v3 […]

Windows 9? No, 10! What To Expect Tomorrow

Update: Windows 9 is dead. Long live Windows 10! Microsoft fooled everyone by skipping to Windows 10. There’s a preview build available already and stay tuned for our initial observations. So far all we can say is that we’re happy to have the Start Menu back.


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FrameFlow v7.0.5 Released – Code Name “Lighthouse”

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We are very happy to announce that FrameFlow v7.0.5 is now available for download!

This release includes a number […]

FrameFlow v7.0.4 Released – Code Name “Pool”

We are very happy to announce that FrameFlow v7.0.4 has been released. This release extends our IIS Event Monitor, adding options to monitor application pools and sites. Now you can get alerts when sites or pools are down so that you can take quick corrective action to get your sites going again. Also new [...]
July 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Effective Database Server Performance Monitoring Tips

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Overview

Databases like SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle are the workhorses of IT operations. They are the reliable back-end for applications, services, web sites and many other kinds of systems so […]

FrameFlow v7.0.3 Released – Code Name “Wrench”

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Photo By Kyle May (Flickr: Wrench Red) [CC-BY-2.0 via Wikimedia Commons]

We’re very happy to announce that FrameFlow v7.0.3 has been released. Since this update is almost purely a maintenance update […]

FrameFlow v7.0.2 Released – Code Name “Lingo”

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We’re very happy to announce that FrameFlow v7.0.2 has been released. We chose “Lingo” as the code name for this update because it includes full support for international characters both when running on […]

FrameFlow v7.0.1 Released – Code Name “Sweeper”

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We’re very happy to announce that FrameFlow v7.0.1 has been released. This is a maintenance release that corrects a number of issues that have been reported since the release of v7.0 about a week ago. We fixed problems with graphs […]

Five Best Practices for Network and Server Monitoring

Your servers, switches and routers are the core of your operations so of course it’s important to ensure that everything is running smoothly and to get early warning about potential problems. With this set of five best practices you can optimize your server monitoring configuration for easy management, quick adaptation to changing conditions and […]

FrameFlow v7.0 Officially Released

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We’re very pleased to announce that version 7.0 for FrameFlow Server Monitor and FrameFlow Multi-Site Monitor has been released.

This new version includes many features that you guys have been asking for. Some highlights include:

Maintenance Windows: You can define scheduled or one-time maintenance windows […]

FrameFlow v7.0 Beta 2 Released

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FrameFlow v7.0 Beta 2

We’re very happy to announce that the second beta release for FrameFlow Server Monitor and FrameFlow Multi-Site Monitor is now available for download.  As with beta 1 this release is available for all licensed users or by invitation for evaluation users.

Updates Since Beta 1

We’ve made […]

Version 7.0 Status Update

Version 7.0 Status Update

As you probably saw, Beta 1 of FrameFlow v7.0 was released at the beginning of the month.  Since then we’ve had a ton of feedback and we’ve been making further updates and fixes.

Beta 2 is almost ready for release and you’ll see a number of changes in it.  First, we’ve made […]

FrameFlow v7.0 Beta 1 Released

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FrameFlow v7.0 Beta 1
We’re very happy to announce that Beta 1 for FrameFlow Server Monitor and FrameFlow Multi-Site Monitor is now available for download.

Important: Because this is a beta release we strongly advise you to make a complete backup of your monitoring configuration before installing […]

April 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|

FrameFlow Version 6.8.6 Released

FrameFlow Version 6.8.6 Released

We are very happy to announce that v6.8.6 is now available on our web site. As usual licensed users can get it by logging into their account on our site here:

https://www.frameflow.com/login/

For those who are in the evaluation phase you can just download again […]

FrameFlow Version 6.8.5 Released

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We are very happy to announce that v6.8.5 is now available on our web site. As usual licensed users can get it by logging into their account on our site here:

https://www.frameflow.com/login/

For those who are in the evaluation phase you can just download again from our […]

Light Panel Dashboard Trick

Here’s a handy trick for adjusting the display of light panel dashboards:

By default our light panel dashboards show the device name and event monitor description so you can correlate a red light with specific condition.

Here is an example:

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In some cases though you might want a simple light […]

October 29th, 2013|Dashboards|

FrameFlow Version 6.8.4 Released

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We are very happy to announce that v6.8.4 is now available on our web site.  As usual licensed users can get it by logging into their account on our site here:

https://www.frameflow.com/login/

For those who are in the evaluation phase you can just download again from […]

September 24th, 2013|Updates and New Releases|

FrameFlow Version 6.8.3 Released

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Version 6.8.3 has been released!

This version is a maintenance release which contains a number of fixes and enhancements.  We fixed a number of issues related to reports and a few others related to panel dashboards.  There was also an issue that caused dashboard displays to […]