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Re: Periodic Heartbeat EMails

From: Geoff Goas
Subject: Re: Periodic Heartbeat EMails
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:29:30 -0500

Is the "heartbeat" just a periodic email? Why not put that in a cron job?

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Tino Hendricks <address@hidden> wrote:
Just out of curiosity, what is the benefit of having mails sent to you regardless of the system state?
I always consider it the biggest advantage of a monitoring that it _alerts_ you actively in case of emergency.

Am 23. Januar 2017 um 17:59:56, Paul Tiseo (address@hidden(mailto:paddress@hidden)) schrieb:

> So, I set monitrc to the below. Not sure where I am to add the "reminder" clause so that the heartbeat service is the one that emails me without fail (don't want this to apply to other services). Suggestions?
> set daemon 60 with start delay 15
> set logfile /apps/monit.log
> set pidfile /apps/
> set idfile /apps/
> set statefile /apps/state
> set mailserver port 587
> username "address@hidden(mailto:address@hiddencom)" password "aaa"
> using tlsv12
> set httpd port 2182
> allow aaa:aaa
> signature disable
> set alert address@hidden(mailto:address@hidden)
> #-- HEARTBEAT ---------------------------------------------------------
> check host agp-heartbeat address every 2 cycles
> if failed ping then alert
> else if succeeded then alert
> --
> Thanks.
> _______________________________
> Paul Tiseo, address@hidden(mailto:paaddress@hidden)

Geoff Goas
Systems Engineer

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