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Psmon

http://search.cpan.org/~NICOLAW/psmon/
'psmon' is a script which runs as a stand-alone program or a fully functional background daemon, capable of logging to syslog with customizable email notification facilities. The user defines a set of rules in a configuration file. These rules describe what processes should always be running on the system, and any limitations on concurrent instances, TTL, and maximum CPU/memory usage of processes. 'psmon' scans the UNIX process table and, using rules defined in the config file, respawns any dead processes, and slays or "deals with" any aggressive or illegal processes.

Documentation

User manpage available in HTML format from http://search.cpan.org/~nicolaw/psmon/bin/psmon


Download

Download version 1.29 (stable)
released on 14 May 2005

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey25 March 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Nicola Worthington Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support E-mail mailto:support@psmon.com


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Perl 5.005_03
Required to use Proc_ProcessTable
Required to use Config_General
Weak prerequisite Unix_Syslog
Weak prerequisite Net_SMTP

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 May 2005.



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