[nycbug-talk] Monitoring programs
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Sat Aug 20 17:01:21 EDT 2005
On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> now for service monitoring/trending take a look at smokeping, dont
> know if it is in ports though.
> Also most monitoring solutions use snmp, you may or may not want that
> to be turned on.
Given that I don't know the status of the firewall on all these machines,
for now I want easy/safe solutions.
> And while rrd, cricket & smokeping etc, is way cool it does result in
> data loss by design.
What do you mean? They only show the current status?
> You may just want to stick data in postgress or
> sqlite and crunch what you want out of it
Today is "learn mysql" day, but plan tomorrow to take a look at the
mentioned packages.. although I am tempted to just capture the output of
df, du and "w" for now and dump it into a PostgreSQL database for now..
until I really have time to go through each fo the packages people
Of the packages mentioned (criket, nagios, big brother) any suggestions as
to which one is relatively easy AND secure?
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