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Re: Passing parameters to exec

From: Martin Pala
Subject: Re: Passing parameters to exec
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 20:24:41 +0200
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this should not be problem - you can use environment variables as described in monit manual (for example online version:


Andy wrote:

My local telco (KPN) are allowing free SMS messages until Jan 1 2005 from fixed 
lines. Since my asterisk pbx can now send sms messages I'd like to incorporate 
this into my monitoring, and not using the free sms messages would be rude 
wouldn;t it :D

So, what I'd like to do is pass:


eg : exec "' "$SERVICE" "$EVENT" "$DATE" "$ACTION" "$HOST"'"

to my perl script for processing and sending of messages. I've checked the online docs and searched the mailing list but can't see a reference to doing this.
Is this possible? The other option would be to set up another box to do email 
to sms but this does have it's downsides too, and I'd rather avoid it if 

I'm running 4.4-beta6 btw...

Thanks again


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