'mon' is a general-purpose scheduler and alert management tool used for monitoring service availability and triggering alerts upon failure detection. It supports arbitrary monitoring facilities and alert methods via a common interface, all of which are easily implemented with programs in C, Perl, shell, etc., SNMP traps, and special mon traps. 'mon' views resource monitoring as two separate tasks: the testing of a condition, and triggering an action upon failure. It implements each task as separate, stand-alone programs. mon is fundamentally a scheduler which executes the monitors (each test a specific condition), and calls the appropriate alerts if the monitor fails. The decision to invoke an alert is governed by logic which offers various "squelch" features and dependencies.
DocumentationUser manpage available in HTML format from http://www.kernel.org/software/mon/man/mon.html
released on 9 August 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||27 January 2005|
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|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=170&atid=100170|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=170|
|Required to use||Perl 005_01 or later; Mon_Client|
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