[CentOS] Server turns off unexpectedly

Mon Dec 12 12:15:10 UTC 2016
David Both <dboth at millennium-technology.com>

The lm_sensors package is required for the sensors module of glances to 
work. After installing lm_sensors, run sensors-detect. The sensors 
command will show the sensors detected and their current values. glances 
should then display the sensor readings.

On 12/12/2016 06:37 AM, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> On Monday 12 December 2016 11:01:52 Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> (first thing I'm going to do it buy a new keyboard, or employ a proof reader.
> Sorry for all the errors folks)
>> First thing I would do is check the temperature. In my experience,
>> excessive heat is the main reason for unexpected shutdown operations.
> I have had this in the past where either the CPU or PSU fan had died.  I'll
> check both of these next time I'm on site, but I believe the PSU is fairly
> new anyway.
>> I'm using the nifty Glances utility (available in EPEL) to do basic
>> monitoring. If your server overheats, you'll gradually see your
>> temperature indicator turn from green to purple and then to red. I know
>> there are other utilities, but this is good for checking this sort of
>> stuff in real-time.
> I installed Glance and had a look, but the sensors didn't show, even when I
> pressed 'S' as per the help page.
> Also, as this is a headless server, can anyone suggest a non-GUI monitor app?
>> Cheers,
>> Niki
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