On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 06:19:50PM +0000, Colm MacCarthaigh mentioned:
> > More importantly, most of the plugins have "warning thresholds"; for
> > instance, I monitor all my machines to make sure that they have at
> > least 20% free on all disk partitions. It's nice to get an email
> > saying the webserver is 85% full, because someone left a PHP page
> > echoing a few dozen kilobytes to disk every time it's hit....before
> > the website falls over.
> How are you checking the disk space on remote machines ? The only nice
> way I could think of doing it was creating an unencrypted ssh key which
> limited what could be run to one script, e.g:
SNMP actually. SNMP v1 for local machines, and SNMPv3 for encryption &
authenticaion. Only big problem with that is that I'd to write my own
snmpv3 plugin, and it doesn't work that well. Works most of the time, and
I haven't been bothered to debug it properly.
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