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Re: Monit fails to start when check file does not exist

From: Martin Pala
Subject: Re: Monit fails to start when check file does not exist
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:21:47 +0200

Hi Thorsten,

thanks for report, the bug is fixed in the next Monit release.


On Jul 24, 2013, at 12:36 AM, Thorsten Kampe <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> monit 5.5.1 fails to start when the file in the check file directive 
> does not exist:
> checksum: file /home/user/.zshrcc is not regular file
> /etc/monit/monitrc:165: Error: cannot compute a checksum for file 
> /home/user/.zshrcc '/home/user/.zshrcc'
> The man page says:
> CHECK FILE <unique name> PATH <path> 
> [...] If the file does not exist or disappeared, Monit will call the 
> entry's start method if defined, if <path> does not point to a regular 
> file type (for instance a directory), Monit will disable monitoring of 
> this entry. If Monit runs in passive mode or the start methods is not 
> defined, Monit will just send alerts on errors.
> So Monit should stop monitoring the file and not try to run any tests on 
> the non-existing file.
> Thorsten
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