MAGMA – Web GUI Admin Add-on for XYmon Monitoring Server

On November 1, 2012, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

MAGMA is a Web GUI interface for managing hosts, groups, tests and alarms on a XYmon server.

If you ever used XYmon you know that most of it is configured and managed by text files on the server. If your are not skilled in VI or Nano then this may present somewhat of a challenge at times.  Well all… Continue reading

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WiFi Pineapple? More like a WiFi Grenade!

On May 12, 2012, in Projects, Raves, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

WiFi Pineapple discovery!


I came across this little jewel at a Kaseya  Connect conference in Vegas in 2012, as a victim of this little  bastard with my IPad ID up on display for all to see at the conference. I was intrigued . Yes Cubert logged on to a Kaseya Conference Free Wifi the day before and the IPad remembered the network and along comes this… Continue reading

XYMON -> New BBWin Client GUI 1.1 Released.

On August 16, 2011, in Projects, Scripting, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Are you looking for a BBWin Client GUI to configure BBWin.cfg?

Can I see by raise of hand how many of you out there wishes for a good BBWin GUI so you don’t have to edit a that bloody XML file. I am having to flip between Wordpad, Task Manager and the Services console to place in the services and processes I want to monitor on my Windows… Continue reading

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GraphMyWebsite – Providing Free Website Monitoring

On January 27, 2010, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Free website monitoringGraphMyWebsite (  is a free website monitoring service provided by the good people here at Squidworks.

This service monitors websites for outages and graphs their performance. If your looking for a easy website uptime monitor and alerting service GMW is for you. Get email notifications when failing services are detected.

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AOF Web commercial

On January 21, 2010, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Squidworks completes first stab at a Web commercial for Alert On Failure

AOF provides free network and computer system monitoring. Continue reading

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Squidworks completes 2 AOF Training Videos

On January 20, 2010, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

The Squidworks team has completed 2 system training videos for the AOF website. These video are posted under Youtube and are available to everyone. All sound and video editing done by our Engineers.

Alert On Failure Free System Monitors

AOF : a Xymon \ BBwin Compatible monitoring service.

Previous Videos

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AlertOnFailure Launches to Alpha

On January 20, 2010, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Alertonfailure is offering free 1 year memberships to admins who would like to help Alpha test the services and report back to the forums in detail any issues they find as they use service.

Alert On Failure free System Monitor

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AlertOnFailure now on Sourceforge

On January 11, 2010, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Alert on Failure is now on sourceforge. They registered as part of the process to bring the VMware version of  AlertOnFailure appliance to the public.

You can find then at..

and also always at

XYmon / Hobbit / BBWin monitoring and alerting server with audio / visual alerting and web UI display and management. Perfect for the network manager who has everything Continue reading

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 The Engineers at Squidworks are building another free web services site. is the first free public BBDisplay and BBpager compatible service available on the web. It takes the well known BB model of delivering data and packages a large scale MySql Database schema around it and a world class web interface to Continue reading

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Free network tools now available at

On October 19, 2009, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller) is now offering a wide verity of network tools free. Tools includes a free Website monitor, free domain monitor and free ping alive monitor. Each of these monitors comes with free alerting and graphing services. has also a suite of free simple network tools like IP calculators, DNS Sleuth, Domain error checking, Ping, Trace route, Geo location of IP addresses and whois lookups. Truely a one stop shop Continue reading