Tag Archives: macOS

Network monitoring #2: Logging CPU temps with InfluxDB and Grafana

My previous method of logging the CPU temperatures of machines on the network involved a Bash script sending out a message via MQTT. This was intercepted and logged by a Python script running on a server, which wrote the data to text files in a place where the intranet server could see them. Phew! It’s a miracle it worked. But… Read more »

Quicktip: Setting paths on macOS

Setting the PATH environment variable should be a simple thing. But, for whatever reason, various flavours of *nix seem to have made it wilfully complex. I recently tidied up how paths are set on my iMac, running macOS 10.14, aka Mojave. And as this blog is basically my lab notebook, I thought I’d share. First, I use Bash as my… Read more »