Server Monitoring

Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold friz at
Thu Oct 14 23:24:13 EDT 2004

Robert G. Werner wrote:

> I'm using Cricket to report on these issues.  Argus would be best 
> tasked with reporting when thresholds had been exceeded.  Cricket can 
> do this as well,  but I don't use it as I'm more interested in long 
> term trends than dealing with an imediate crisis.

I'm primarily looking for an alert system at the moment and argus is 
perfect..  Once I have a decent monitoring system in place, I'll start 
dealing with trends and other stuff :)

> Argus could do the monitoring by using an ssh/rsh command that 
> executes a unix command to find load,  parse it out and report it as a 
> number that Argus then tests against a threshold.  Shouldn't be to 
> hard to figure out from the docs on the Argus help page.

Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold
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