[nycbug-talk] Statistical Monitoring

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Tue Nov 4 15:20:04 EST 2008

> Sounds cool, but I'm running a lot of my checks via check_by_ssh, so when
> things get bogged down, I tend to get a lot of "plugin timeout".
> Technically, I could switch these to SNMP checks, and/or passive checks,
> which would help a lot, but there are many things I want to graph that I
> don't want to alert on -- such as each webserver's input/output on the
> NIC, I/O on hard disk, etc.  Would I just create these as checks inside
> nagios but just never set a critical or warning level for them?  Or is it
> better to use something different since there are so many checks that I
> don't want to monitor for alerts?

I should say that I'm looking for something that would allow monitoring 
cross platform of both linux and bsd boxes.

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