[Xymon] way to tell what version of the client is running

Clark, Sean sean.clark at twcable.com
Mon Jun 3 18:03:49 CEST 2013








On 5/30/13 6:20 PM, "cleaver at terabithia.org" <cleaver at terabithia.org>
wrote:

>> Hi,
>> Is there a way from the server, to find out what version
>> the client is running?
>>
>> I looked in the xymon command man page, but didn't find
>> anything.
>>
>> Paul.
>
>
>See http://www.xymon.com/xymon/help/manpages/man1/clientupdate.1.html
>
>
>By default, no ... not unless you've created a file at
>$XYMONHOME/etc/clientversion.cfg, which gets included in the
>[clientversion] section by xymonclient.sh.
>
>The Terabithia RPMs report their RPM version there automatically.
>(Presumably if you're installing by RPM you probably wouldn't be running
>the clientupdate binary to deploy tarballs.)

You could have the base rpm on a kickstart server, so that all machines
get kickstarted with a standard image
And then later on in the process, the update client based on their machine
type once deployed, that is how ours runs





>Either way, you'd query like so:
>
>/]$ xymon localhost "clientlog rhel6-x86-64.build section=clientversion"
>[clientversion]
>Xymon version 4.3.11-8.1.el6
>
>/]$
>
>
>
>
>HTH,
>
>-jc
>
>
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