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'monit' monitors and manages system resources (disk, memory, etc), daemons, or similar programs. It will start specified programs if they are not running and restart programs not responding. It supports a daemon mode (poll programs at a specified interval, and start, stop, and restart programs), logging (syslog or your own logfile), configuration (with a comprehensive controlfile) runtime and TCP/IP port checking, process status, protocol verification, and timeout and alert notification. It also provdeis a Web interface so users can access results through a browser.


See the monit manual and wiki/how-to.


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AGPLv3Jgay22 August 2014

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Christian Hopp Maintainer
Jan-Henrik Haukeland Maintainer
Martin Pala Maintainer
Rory Toma Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 August 2014.


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