[Wolves] nagios talk

Broadfield Robert BroadfieldR at walsall.gov.uk
Tue Jan 23 13:08:00 GMT 2007

Thanks Kev

This is odd.  I haven't received postings from this list between about
midnight on Wednesday to 8pm Sunday.  Not only for my home e-mail
address but also my work e-mail address (I subscribe to the list from

Mr Morley

Could you please forward postings/digests for this period to me at
the.lock.keeper at ukonline.co.uk or BroadfieldR at walsall.gov.uk ?

Much appreciated


-----Original Message-----
From: wolves-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk
[mailto:wolves-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk] On Behalf Of Kevanf1
Sent: 23 January 2007 09:34
To: Wolverhampton Linux User Group
Subject: Re: [Wolves] nagios talk

On 22/01/07, rob <the.lock.keeper at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> I know I'm late posting this, but as no-one else who attended has 
> mentioned it...
> Well done to James for the talk last week.  I have to admit to some of

> it being hard to absorb - but that's because I'm not as familiar with 
> networks as most of you guys.  However, I did get a good idea of how 
> useful nagios is to administrators and engineers in the IT world.  It 
> seems a very flexible and powerful warning tool (even if it's a bit 
> tricky to configure initially).
> I mentioned something in the meeting about access to Windows servers 
> using Linux clients (sorry for swearing!).  Apparently, this might 
> help with hardware upgrade issues when people use Vista (there I go 
> again - hope Wolves LUG doesn't have a swear box!).
> >Break the Hardware Upgrade Cycle with Win4Lin Windows Virtual Desktop

> >Server by Jon Watson
> >http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9358
> >Jon shows you how to migrate to the Win4Lin virtual desktop server,
> >which
> >virtualizes Windows to Linux clients, and break the hardware upgrade
> >cycle.
> Anyway, I'm not sure if this is significant or whether this has been 
> done before but here is the article that covers it.  Can anyone 
> translate into plain English?
> Rob

Rob, I fear you have lost some mail mate :-(  I've seen one or two mails
from people saying how good that talk was.

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