[ILUG] Server monitoring
colmmacc at redbrick.dcu.ie
Wed Jun 12 12:30:32 IST 2002
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 12:23:10PM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> What are any of you using for server monitoring ? I mean something that I
> can run on a box to monitor any number of things from drive space available,
> to system load, to checking that web sites are available, to filling in
> forms on web pages etc. etc.
> The boss says that he came across something on Sourceforge which seems
> highly regarded and has a modular architecture but he can't remember what
> it's called :-( and seraching on "monitoring" on Sourceforge returns quite a
> few hits.
Recently looked at a few, they range from the very manual but good
http://mrtg.hea.net/mrtg/) .. to tools which others have mentioned
like BigBrother and netsaint.
An odd one worth mentioning is Gossips:
If you're handy with perl, it's a nice framework, but that's all
it is. But it is very modular.
rrdtool can be a bit hairy from scratch, there are scripts at:
that will graph any simply number you can produce from a command
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