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Re: Sending alerts only on failure, not on recovery

From: Chris Metcalf
Subject: Re: Sending alerts only on failure, not on recovery
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 21:19:03 -0800

Do you welcome patches? I might take a look at making the change myself.

- Chris

On 12/13/06, Martin Pala <address@hidden> wrote:

monit doesn't allow to turn off the recovery event currently. It should
provide the feedback that the service is up again so the admin can sleep
in peace again ;) Maybe we can make the recovery alarm optional in the
future monit versions.

You can also use some workarounds, such as set the mail server or
client-side filter to remove the recovery message.


Chris Metcalf wrote:
> I _love_ monit. Its been very handy and its saved my butt more than a
> few times.
> Recently I set it up to email my blackberry with a specially formatted
> message for critical failures, so that it "pages" me and I can
> manually verify that everything is OK. Its great, except for the fact
> that I end up actually getting two alerts - one when the problem
> occurs and one when its cleared. Thats kind of annoying.
> Is there any way to set up a particular alert to only be sent on the
> failure state and not the recovery state?
> I'm running monit 4.8.1 on Debian.
> Thanks,

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