Re: Monitor various system informations
Enrico, look into "ud" for uptime and "eximon" for exim monitor.
(yeah, uptime shows uptime just as well -- but ud logs the three longest, as
well as current time up..)
On Thu, Sep 09, 1999 at 02:40:01PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
> I am looking for a way to monitor various system informations for the debian
> servers we install.
> An example of informations to monitor is:
> - Network throughput
> - Uptime
> - Mail queue size
> - If I'm sending mail, what's the sending progress (1)
> - If I'm retrieving mail (fetchmail), what's the progress (1)
> - Is the modem connected? At what speed? What's its current throughput?
> - User specific disk and mail stats (requires user autentication)
> ...and the like. The goal is to have various ways to read the stats (web page
> on a server's http server, gnome application, win32 application).
> The first step is to write ad application who's able to gather all the required
> information and to share it in a consistent way.
> That said, the questions are:
> 1) SNMP seems to be a good way to share these informations, but I have to
> learn it: before starting, is it the right way to go?
> 2) LDAP instead? Other services?
> 3) Is there a way to interrogate fetchmail about how's going?
> If not, is someone working on it? Who? I'll give help.
> If nobody's working on it, I will.
> 4) Is there a way to interrogate exim and pppd about how's going?
> Luckily diald already has a way to gather informations.
> TIA! Enrico
> Progress is something like:
> "sending message 3/7, 23Kb/85Kb (27%), 104Kb/541Kb (19%) total"
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