SafetyNet is a small script that makes sure critical processes are continuously running. It can be installed and configured in under five minutes, and puts virtually no load on a system while running transparently in the background. When it finds a problem, it automatically restarts the process and verifies that it is running again. If the process does not start again, the program notifies the sysadmin by email.
released on 20 February 2001
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|GPLv2||Janet Casey||16 October 2000|
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