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Re: [Proposal] control storage systems

From: Christian Hopp
Subject: Re: [Proposal] control storage systems
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 18:17:54 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, Martin Pala wrote:


> >Or monit could communicate directly with other monits, like
> >
> >import * from
> >        auth user:passwd
> >        ssl enable
> >        every 5
> >
> >check foo
> >        ...
> >        depend
> >
> >
> >Christian
> >
> >
> >
> I think there are two ways - either extend monit to support callbacks to
> other monit nodes as outlined Christian or to have 'independent' system
> to catch all informations from other nodes (like HP openview).

What about both?

- an independent system for gathering data for UI and management

- external node support to accomplish cross node dependencies, e.g.
  -> web service should only start if db-server is running on external
  -> no nis server... no anything on minor servers
  -> you name it

> I'm maybe more inclined to second variant - i think it is in fact
> independent task - one thing is to collect data and provide layer for
> mangling processes directly on the node by simple process (monit) and
> one to collect and work with these data over network (e.g. SNMP
> managment station task). Such monit console could have GTK/KDE/whatever
> frontend as wrote Jan, do some customizable grafs (watch
> history/progress) and to do it faster it can use database backend for
> example.

Nice "boss feature"... look how long our systems are running with a 0%
failure rate. (-:


PS: I am on vacation again next week. (-: One whole week long just
Aikido training during the day and that in the Black Forrest.

Christian Hopp                                email: address@hidden
Institut für Elektrische Informationstechnik             fon: +49-5323-72-2113
Technische Universität Clausthal                         fax: +49-5323-72-3197
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