Re: Feature Request HostGroup in environment.

2010-01-06 Thread David Nolan
I think thats a great idea. Which is probably why it already exists... :) try MON_GROUP and MON_SERVICE (I see that the documentation doesn't list those for monitors, only for alerts, but they do exist and work.) -David On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Nathan Gibbs nat...@cmpublishers.com

Re: syntax error using exclude_period

2009-12-07 Thread David Nolan
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Alex Dean a...@crackpot.org wrote: This is using the mon package provided by Ubuntu Karmic (9.10). # dpkg --list | grep mon ... skipping a bunch of mono stuff ... ii  mon                                  0.99.2-13ubuntu1         monitor hosts/services/whatever

Re: Polling interval not updated when montraps are received

2009-11-20 Thread David Nolan
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:28 PM, Anders Synstad ander...@basefarm.no wrote: On the server side however, the check works as a heartbeat. Checking if the localservice is still alive. But this is only performed once every hour. My suggestion would be to use the 'redistribute' feature that was

Re: dns resolver monitoring?

2009-11-03 Thread David Nolan
There already is support in dns.monitor for recursive server testing. (I wrote the code) try dns.monitor -caching_only -query www.yahoo.com:A -query google.com:MX servername -David On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Nathan Gibbs nat...@cmpublishers.com wrote: * Kastus Shchuka wrote: On Tue,

Re: multi depend gives error

2008-08-19 Thread David Nolan
Udo, Mon depend expressions are perl expressions. You probably want: depend webservers1:ldap gateway:ping -David On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 7:23 AM, Udo Rader [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, I almost don't dare to ask ... Using the insanely

Re: mon.cgi very slow, communication protocol improvements?

2008-04-10 Thread David Nolan
Rune, You didn't mention some important bits of imformation, most significantly what version of Mon, Mon::Client and mon.cgi you are using. There have been significant protocol changes in various versions. Speed problems that occurred with 0.99.2 are pretty much gone with 1.2.0 for example.

Re: avoid duplicated alerts in a multi-host/mon context

2007-10-17 Thread David Nolan
On 10/17/07, Jacques Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, not really, or not enough in fact. If I understand the depend, it's a way to avoid multiple alerts by specifying dependencies between services in ONE mon. If I take this concept, then it would have to be extended to dependencies

Re: [ Status of development ]

2007-04-04 Thread David Nolan
On 4/2/07, P. Martinez [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello dear List, its for me some time ago that i have used mon. The system is still running so far. Now, i got a request for another monitoring concept. My question: Is mon still actively developed? I took a look at the list and it seems

Re: Leave alert's ack'd through restart

2007-03-07 Thread David Nolan
Ben, What version of Mon are you using? The current code from CVS does this, as part of maintaining as much of the scheduler state as possible. -David On 3/7/07, Ben Ragg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Guys, We've noticed when we reread the config files that our ack'd devices become unack'd.

Re: Use of labelled periods

2006-12-18 Thread David Nolan
Nicolas, You want option 1. All periods which match the current time will be applied, and the settings within one period do not affect the other periods. -David On 12/18/06, Nicolas KOWALSKI [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I would like to monitor a service during all day, but when we are

Re: Disable all alerting for 20 minutes

2006-12-13 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, December 14, 2006 00:20:40 +1030 Ben Ragg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there, We often make changes to our network at 3am, and while every effort is made to disable the appropriate services, quite often something will slip through the cracks and wake someone up. Is there

Re: Handwritten sms.alert doesn't get executed

2006-12-01 Thread David Nolan
I sent this earlier, but I must have sent it from the wrong address and its sitting in a moderation queue... -David -- Forwarded message -- From: David Nolan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Dec 1, 2006 8:27 AM Subject: Re: Handwritten sms.alert doesn't get executed To: mon

Re: Handwritten sms.alert doesn't get executed

2006-12-01 Thread David Nolan
On 12/1/06, Steven Schubiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When testing your alert are you also passing the other options that Mon sets when calling an alert? i.e. '-g group -s service -h list of hosts here', etc... (See the Mon man page for full documentation.) No, I haven't, assuming it

Re: Questions about snmpmonitoring and ALERT / UPALERT

2006-10-13 Thread David Nolan
--On October 13, 2006 9:41:52 AM -0400 Bill Chmura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Yesterday I installed two temperature sensors in my server room. I set them both for 10 degrees higher than the current. Well, the building people raise the temperature up at night to save on energy. I

Re: SNMP monitoring

2006-09-18 Thread David Nolan
On 9/15/06, Bill Chmura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey, I've been muddling my way through getting the SNMP working with Mon, and I am happy to report that I have had more trouble with finding the right MIBS than I have with getting MON to work with them. Good job! Some thoughts after going

Re: New release?

2006-09-08 Thread David Nolan
On 9/7/06, Bill Chmura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If someone wants to update the tag on the mon-client so the new stuff that fixes mon.cgi is in, I would be more than happy to roll a few tarballs so there could be a new release. I'd actually already moved the tag, but was waiting for Jim to

Re: rotate Downtime log

2006-09-08 Thread David Nolan
No, Mon does not currently support this format. Using logrotate is probably an OK approach, but I suspect that you would need to restart Mon to get it to close the file and create a new one. (Haven't confirmed that, but I don't think it re-opens the file every time...) A better answer would be

Re: Alert After not working for me...

2006-09-08 Thread David Nolan
On 9/8/06, Bill Chmura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've recently spent a lot of time overhauling my mon.cf. I moved to m4 macros which I had been meaning to try (I recommend them to anyone who has not tried them for mon.cf). (Note to self: I really need to put together a public release of the

Re: A question about mon.cgi and monshow

2006-09-05 Thread David Nolan
On 9/5/06, Bill Chmura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I installed recently the latest cvs (1-2-0) of both the monitor and of the client. MON.CGI --- I put mon.cgi in my web server, but when I run it - basically it spits out into the logs: Cannot locate object list_views via package

Re: CVS Access broke?

2006-09-01 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, August 31, 2006 12:16:25 -0400 Jim Trocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 31 Aug 2006, Bill Chmura wrote: Which version is recommended at this point? this should do you well: ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/software/admin/mon/devel mon-1.1.0pre1.tar.gz

Re: CVS Access broke?

2006-09-01 Thread David Nolan
On 9/1/06, Jim Trocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ok sure, and i guess we should just fork it and call the branch 1.2, or 2.0. the head trunk we can begin calling 1.3 or 2.1, following the odd #s devel, even #s stable paradigm. i can take care of that and the updates to the web page and other

RE: Question on Redistribute

2006-08-25 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, August 24, 2006 14:54:05 -0500 Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Would it be possible to just send one everything is ok trap for a new overall check? Maybe a new monitor script that queries itself to see if there are any existing problems and will alert based off that? -

Re: Flapping monitor

2006-08-24 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, August 24, 2006 13:58:49 +0200 Emilio Mira Alfaro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi list, I'm trying to configure mon to alert when one of our routers interfaces flaps 3 times during 30 secs. I also would like mon not to send more than 1 alert every 30 minutes I came up with

Re: Question on Redistribute

2006-08-24 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, August 24, 2006 10:14:48 -0400 Jim Trocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, David Nolan wrote: --On Thursday, August 24, 2006 08:21:16 -0500 Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] The problem is that we're going to need to turn the monitoring period for several

RE: Question on Redistribute

2006-08-24 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, August 24, 2006 10:18:56 -0500 Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 4000 traps/second. That sounds like a whole lot to me. Holy cr** thats a lot of traps. Wow, the interesting ways that mon gets deployed continue to amaze me... Even if you were only sending one trap per

Re: Problem getting traps to work correctly

2006-07-13 Thread David Nolan
--On Wednesday, July 12, 2006 16:30:08 -0500 Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When mainmonitor gets one of the traps, I'll see this in /var/log/messages: Jul 11 16:20:04 monitor mon[2017]: trap received for undefined service type default/DRBD_Status ...but nothing will actually get

RE: Problem getting traps to work correctly

2006-07-13 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, July 13, 2006 14:01:58 -0500 Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A question on the redistribute option, though - I'm not sure I can follow how the configuration works. For example, my current remote server config is: redistribute is a service level config option, not a

RE: Problem getting traps to work correctly

2006-07-13 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, July 13, 2006 14:20:38 -0500 Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gotcha. I threw that in, and it seems to work correctly, except I can't tell if it is or not. I'm watching the log file, and it shows alerts being sent on an up/down event, but I'm not seeing alerts every 15s

Re: Problem getting traps to work correctly

2006-07-13 Thread David Nolan
On 7/13/06, Tim Carr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's a bit more information on it. I've got the slave server configured for multiple services, each of them using the redistribute option: redistribute alert trap.alert mainmonitor If thats an exact quote you've got the option wrong. Its

Re: mon-alert-script won't execute

2006-07-05 Thread David Nolan
--On Wednesday, July 05, 2006 13:46:44 +0200 Felix Leiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: mon recognizes at 03:29:37 03:29:47 that the port 8080 is closed and calls the squid.alert at 03:29:47 but then nothing happens. I don't now where the misconfiguration is. I try to change the

Re: pager alert continues to page multiple times after single failure

2006-04-20 Thread David Nolan
of the failure? Was qpage.alert exiting with an error code that made Mon think it need to re-try the alert? -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University ___ mon mailing list mon@linux.kernel.org http://linux.kernel.org

Re: pager alert continues to page multiple times after single failure

2006-04-20 Thread David Nolan
to that it became an issue. -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University ___ mon mailing list mon@linux.kernel.org http://linux.kernel.org/mailman/listinfo/mon

Re: pager alert continues to page multiple times after single failure

2006-04-19 Thread David Nolan
. Is your monitor's summary line changing? (That would cause a re-alert). -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: monitoring parameters

2006-02-23 Thread David Nolan
30m Those would run some.alert.script immediately whenever a failure occurs, and some.other.alert.script after the failure has been continous for half an hour and every half hour after that. See the manual for full information on all the alert control semantics that are available. -David

Re: capture ip of falling node

2005-11-29 Thread David Nolan
scripts are documented in the Mon man page. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: alert does not execute script compleet

2005-11-26 Thread David Nolan
adding the full path to your ssh binary. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: Failure do not become Alert !

2005-11-11 Thread David Nolan
to control the ping timeout behavior: -r num retry num times for each host before reporting failure -s num consider hosts which respond in over num msecs failures -t num wait num msecs before sending retries -David David Nolan*[EMAIL

Re: Alerts coming too often... why?

2005-11-03 Thread David Nolan
send us the version iformation for you version of fping and we'll see if we can fix it. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your

Re: Alerts coming too often... why?

2005-11-03 Thread David Nolan
it. CVS is definitely more stable then 0.99.2. 0.99.2 has some nasty bugs, including some crash and burn type bugs. I need to spend some time integrating some last bug fixes to CVS and then we're ready to call it a release. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL

Re: Main Groups?

2005-10-26 Thread David Nolan
[host...] Any hosts listed after exclude_hosts will be excluded from the service check. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your

Re: A few bugfixes missing from fantabulous mon...

2005-10-21 Thread David Nolan
around to looking at the patches yet. (I guess I was hoping Jim would. He was probably hoping I would... :) I'll try to look at them this weekend. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc

Re: how does exclude_period work?

2005-10-11 Thread David Nolan
in the period section will result in an error. Can you post a snippet of your current config and the resulting error message? -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue

Re: how does exclude_period work?

2005-10-11 Thread David Nolan
--On Tuesday, October 11, 2005 22:32:51 +0200 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Quoting David Nolan : Sorry to hear your employer ties your hands like that.  0.99.2 has some serious problems, including some that can trigger a perl bug that results in a perl segfault. Yeah I know. It's

Re: not able to send sms alert

2005-10-05 Thread David Nolan
that I've check says their text messaging service is for 'entertainment purposes only'. i.e. not reliable for business purposes. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd

Re: [Solaris 9] log output to terminal

2005-10-03 Thread David Nolan
syslog.conf to see how logs from daemon are configured. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: failed logins monitor

2005-09-26 Thread David Nolan
used it. (I didn't like the 'must replace syslogd' requirement..) I have a similar tool which watches the syslog log files and pattern matches on the output, generating mon traps as necessary. I could probably add it to the mon CVS area if anyone is interested in using it... -David David

Re: mon configuration

2005-09-08 Thread David Nolan
seconds, whatever...) then you could have a trap timeout in Mon to detect when it stopped generating traps. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff

Re: monitor for ssl services?

2005-08-20 Thread David Nolan
export... I've probably got a dozen or so to add. (Plus the docs for the monitor-auth.cf syntax...) -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff

Re: mon writes to /var/log/messages

2005-08-17 Thread David Nolan
that feature as an option and send us a patch. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: Problem with depedencies

2005-07-28 Thread David Nolan
seconds, check their load average via snmp every 45 seconds, test http every minute, and test https every five minutes. (And the router between my monitoring host and the web server is pinged every 15 seconds...) -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: question concerning monitor scripts

2005-07-18 Thread David Nolan
which was detected, and is passed to the alert program. All remaining output is also passed to the alert program, but it has no required interpretation. -David -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University

Re: mon.cf features like redistribute ?

2005-07-07 Thread David Nolan
section above for a list of the parameters mon will pass automatically to alert programs. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your

Re: Help !!!

2005-07-07 Thread David Nolan
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Re: wrapping long lines in mon.cf, how?

2005-06-28 Thread David Nolan
watch, followed by whitespace and a single word which normally refers to a pre-defined hostgroup. If the second word is not recognized as a hostgroup tag, a new hostgroup is created whose tag is that word, and that word is its only member. -David David Nolan

Re: libperl.so.1 failed

2005-06-09 Thread David Nolan
on vacation tomorrow... :) Sounds like you've got two perl installations on your machine, and the one that mon is using isn't the one thats in your PATH. Compare the output of 'which perl' and 'head -1 mon' -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses

Re: mon user???

2005-06-08 Thread David Nolan
my problem. Mon runs as whatever user you chose to run it as. Some places run it as root, some places run it as another user. Try running 'ps waux | grep mon' to find what user its running as. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you

Re: libperl.so.1 failed

2005-06-08 Thread David Nolan
be broken. Try running some other perl scripts. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: no monitor found while trying to run []

2005-04-28 Thread David Nolan
entry. Also, you can run mon with debugging enabled, via '-d', to get more status information which might help track the problem. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd

Re: trap received but not acted upon.

2005-04-09 Thread David Nolan
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Re: Monitor output size limitation

2005-04-09 Thread David Nolan
--On Friday, April 08, 2005 6:33 PM -0700 Jim Trocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 8 Apr 2005, David Nolan wrote: This is a known bug with some regexps in perl's Text::ParseWords that is tickled by large input from mon. well it's not really a bug, it's just that the default stack size

Re: trap received but not acted upon.

2005-04-09 Thread David Nolan
to specify a period definition for something you want to always match seems silly. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: building mon

2005-04-07 Thread David Nolan
. You probably also want Mon::Client, also available from CPAN, or for download from the mon download site. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff

Re: Mon Periods

2005-03-31 Thread David Nolan
addresses, which one is firing? -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: problems with period RESTART: and RESTART_FAILED

2005-03-29 Thread David Nolan
alertevery 1m You also might want an upalert entry in the second period that would bring the heartbeat service back up. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs

Re: ORing hosts in a hostgroup (instead of ANDing) for a monitor

2005-03-26 Thread David Nolan
-cvsweb-markup -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias! ___ mon mailing list

Re: BUG: alertevery filtering fails because empty summary fails match with previous empty summary

2005-03-25 Thread David Nolan
-1.1.0pre1, available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/mon/ or ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/software/admin/mon/devel/ -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck

Re: Bug: mon.cf keyword error in period section not detected

2005-03-25 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, March 24, 2005 10:30 PM -0800 Michael Vogt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not sure if this has been reported. It is not fixed in mon-1.0.0pre5. Also already fixed in mon-1.1.0pre1. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced

Re: Mon and non-failure logging

2005-03-25 Thread David Nolan
operation. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias! ___ mon mailing list mon

Re: Bug: mon.cf keyword error in period section not detected

2005-03-25 Thread David Nolan
reading through all the changes at the time to make sure I wasn't breaking anything. I also went through and essentially cleared out the pending sourceforge bug queue at the time, because it hadn't been monitored or updated in a long time. -David David Nolan

Re: monitoring email capability for monitor alerts

2005-03-22 Thread David Nolan
. In particular I can enable two-way messaging, to allow our coverage people to reply to an alert from the pager. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff

Re: monitoring email capability for monitor alerts

2005-03-22 Thread David Nolan
phone directly with a modem. Even if you don't put in a fancy text to speech system, if callerID works your admins can know Hey, Mon is calling, that must mean I missed an alert... If you've got a better secondary alert mechanism, use that instead. -David David Nolan

Re: monitoring email capability for monitor alerts

2005-03-22 Thread David Nolan
; #print STDERR $server: success!\n; }; And you need to add one line to Net::SNPP to add the non-standard RPLY command: sub _RPLY { shift-command(RPLY, @_)-response() == CMD_OK } -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep

Re: Upgrading to 1.1.0.

2005-03-09 Thread David Nolan
is that the source IP address of the trap isn't being filled in. Are there any other log messages? And can you provide a bit more detail on the exact failure behavior you see? I assume that mon is just ignoring the trap completely. Does it just ignore certain traps, or all of them? -David David Nolan

Re: How to succesfully control a virtual service if no real servers are defined?

2005-03-09 Thread David Nolan
which took a port number as one option, and a read the list of real servers to enable/disable from the summary line. Then you could group the hosts together in the way that makes the monitoring solution much more elegant, especially when you start moving beyond two servers in the pool. -David

Re: Trouble with -f mon option (deamon mode)

2005-02-02 Thread David Nolan
environment variable that is passed to monitor scripts to find the files. The primary reason that daemons change their working directory is avoid having a running daemon have its working directory in a network mounted filesystem, or in a filesystem you might want to unmount. -David David Nolan

Re: Mon: Action upon success?

2005-01-14 Thread David Nolan
between two mon servers, but it could be used for your function just as easily. (Though I just realized I need to add documentation for this option. I thought I'd done that already...) -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University

Re: Help with mon and process.monitor

2005-01-11 Thread David Nolan
we use to verify that the host is responding to snmp, and test the load average.) -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University ___ mon mailing list mon@linux.kernel.org http://linux.kernel.org/mailman/listinfo/mon

Re: alerts functionality

2004-11-23 Thread David Nolan
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Re: mon logging setup problem

2004-11-15 Thread David Nolan
--On Monday, November 15, 2004 10:54 AM -0700 Shea Frederick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fixed that, but still not creating a log file. logdir = /var/log/mon dtlogfile = dtlog Ah, I think you also need: dtlogging = 1 (Forgot about that setting...) -David David Nolan

Anyone going to LISA?

2004-11-15 Thread David Nolan
I was wondering if anyone else from the list is attending LISA '04 in Atlanta this week? I'll be down there Tuesday night through Friday. At last year's conference we had a very well attended Mon BOF. If there's enough interest I could arrange to have a BOF session again... -David David

Re: Example config for snmp traps?

2004-11-12 Thread David Nolan
. LooperNG looks like it might be useful for translating SNMP traps into mon events, but doesn't currently have native support for sending stuff to Mon. (They already provide a mon alert script to generate send events to LooperNG, but no vice-versa.) -David David Nolan

Re: Generating mon trap for use as heartbeat

2004-11-09 Thread David Nolan
would work reasonably. Or if you're willing to wait a day or so, I think I'm going to try to implement this for my system, and I'd be happy to post the script I use and the resulting config blocks as well. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May

Re: Configuration file check

2004-11-08 Thread David Nolan
mon.cgi, it provides a 'Test Mon Config File' option, or you can just run moncmd, with the arguments 'test config'. This has always been good enough for my needs, since I always have mon running. But if you require the feature you describe, I could add it fairly easily. -David Nolan Network

Re: mon.cf in a sql database ?

2004-09-30 Thread David Nolan
the data in a database, and generate mon.cf files from that database. And one of these days I swear I'm going to have the time to write some documentation so I can get it released... Unfortunately I've been saying that for over a year. -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services

Re: mon.cf in a sql database ?

2004-09-30 Thread David Nolan
like it would make the 'test and reload' operation both expensive, and unpredictable, since the file would be generated twice, and not guaranteed to be the same. -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University

Re: Using Mon to modify DSN records

2004-09-20 Thread David Nolan
of the Net::DNS package. We use it extensively to do thousands of DDNS updates a day to our zones. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff

Re: Why no saved state for acks?

2004-09-16 Thread David Nolan
--On Thursday, September 16, 2004 11:02 AM -0700 Augie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Back in 2001 Ed Ravin said the following: http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/msg00014.html I'm thinking of coding a patch to mon to include the state of ACK'd

Re: DNS Monitor

2004-09-13 Thread David Nolan
it should look like, please either post the output or send it to me personally if you're concerned about posting the data. -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University ___ mon mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: watch http on one server and several ports

2004-08-12 Thread David Nolan
notice this and complain is a bug.) -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: shutdown heartbeat

2004-07-08 Thread David Nolan
PATH or fully specifying the path to some program. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd of rogue emacs fsck your troff and vgrind your pathalias

Re: INSTALL updates

2004-07-08 Thread David Nolan
--On Wednesday, July 07, 2004 11:26 AM -0700 Eric Sorenson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I got frustrated trying to show someone how to install mon, so I rewrote chunks of the INSTALL doc to match reality. Apply or ignore as you see fit. Excellent, thanks. Jim, I'll apply these. -David David Nolan

Re: fping and root permissions

2004-07-06 Thread David Nolan
had the same problem before using perl's ping module and trying to do an icmp ping... This wouldn't be solvable without using suidperl, which introduces a whole slew of other issues. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep

Re: Why doesn't _trap_timer get reset?

2004-06-28 Thread David Nolan
--On Monday, June 28, 2004 3:36 PM -0400 Jim Trocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, David Nolan wrote: While it doesn't add any bugs, I don't believe it fixes any either. it does indeed fix the bug where a received would not reset the _trap_timer, preventing traptimeout from

Re: Why doesn't _trap_timer get reset?

2004-06-27 Thread David Nolan
will be sent until that much time has passed again. Does that help? -David Nolan Network Software Designer Computing Services Carnegie Mellon University ___ mon mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://linux.kernel.org/mailman/listinfo/mon

Re: Problem with _trap_timer and long trap timeouts?

2004-06-27 Thread David Nolan
for saving and restoring the full opstatus. However your question lead me to look at that code and notice that trap_timer isn't saved in the current code. I'll fix that and commit it shortly. (We don't use trap timeouts very much, so I'd never noticed before.) -David David Nolan

Re: Are traps processed while scheduler is stopped?

2004-06-23 Thread David Nolan
will not happen when traps are recieved while the scheduler is stopped, but the traps be processed, and their information will show in the user interface. (But any non-trap services will obviously not be running, and stale data will sit around.) -David David Nolan

Re: Are traps processed while scheduler is stopped?

2004-06-23 Thread David Nolan
everyone about everything. STOP!. Thus all things directly monitored should stop being monitored, and abolutely no alerts should be generated for any reason. Thats basically what I made it do. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep

RE: mon 1.0.0pre2 and mon-client 1.0.0pre2 are in cvs on sourcefo rge

2004-06-21 Thread David Nolan
-devel-1.1.X branch available. (Of course, I'm about to head to conferences for two weeks. Anyone on the list going to be at Usenix?) -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you be forced to grep the termcap of an unclean yacc while a herd

Re: david nolan's patches

2004-06-08 Thread David Nolan
--On Monday, June 07, 2004 1:32 PM -0700 Jim Trocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, David Nolan wrote: (In fact, I may have posted it to the list, but I can't recall right now. Time for some email archeology.) ahh, i apologize for my confusion. clearly my recollection was faulty

Re: status of Mon development failures?

2004-06-03 Thread David Nolan
and release CMU-Mon as a fork, but maybe I should. Part of the reason the NetSage monconfiguration system hasn't been released yet is that its really designed to take advantage of all the features I added. -David David Nolan*[EMAIL PROTECTED] curses: May you

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