[rancid] Re: Monitoring rancid poll failures

alex bugs at ale.cx
Mon Nov 9 10:53:32 UTC 2009

On Sunday 08 November 2009 09:34:05 Austin Schutz wrote:

> I have taken a brief glance also at nagios, zenoss, and opennms. But
> none of these appear to offer much flexibility when you get past initial
> stages. I don't want something to go out and do network polling, I just
> want to be able to create my own alarms which the interface should do
> intelligent things with.

You might like to have a look at Zabbix. You can create a host with any number 
of checks, which could be SNMP, simple TCP, or external script [amongst 
others]. The external script zabbix uses to check a host could easily be 


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