[Techtalk] monitoring server system status

Gina Lanik geekgrrl at geekgrrl.priv.at
Wed Oct 1 07:47:50 EST 2003

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 01:38:35AM -0400, David Merrill wrote:
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to set up a monitoring system that 
> monitors the active services and triggers configurable notifications if 
> one goes down? I'd like to have it shoot an email to my office if my 
> webserver goes down or even sent a text message to my phone or something 
> like that. I could whip something up in Python, but surely this is a 
> solved problem, right?

I can recommend http://www.nagios.org/ - we use it in production
environment and it works great.


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