[Nottingham] Script/Utility for a daily system 'health' check and to list status?
vadim+NLUG at mankevich.co.uk
Mon Jul 25 10:19:39 UTC 2016
Haven't tried it yet but a combination of sensu and alerta might work for you. sensu claims ability to monitor various types of servers including containers and alerta shows colour-coded messages with numbers where appropriate.
On 24 July 2016 14:47:42 BST, Martin via Nottingham <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
>This is just something that just has to have been done many many times
>What do you run to show a daily (server or desktop) system health
>Myself at the moment, I rely on Munin and also a plethora of "watch"
>scripts that list vital parameters of daily interest.
>(All evolved in various different ways...)
>And now, I'm about to revamp an old system and...
>Has anyone got anything 'neat' that is more 'direct'/'simple' than the
>heavyweights of Nagios + Munin (that everyone ignores for any nascent
>problem until too late...) that nicely lists present system status so
>that you can see at a glance that all is 'ok' *AND* 'stable' and with
>meaningful real numbers/measurements...?
>(Reminder to self: My watch script is likely a good example for the
>Command Line talk to be rescheduled for the next meeting! :-) )
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