[Xymon] ascertaining the xymon server used

Ron Cohen rony at cohen-waisel.co.uk
Mon Feb 17 17:33:15 CET 2020

... or add a CNAME e.g. xymon to your DNS.

On 17/02/2020 15:11, Root, Paul T wrote:
> So are you asking, “How do I find the IP address of the Xymon server 
> without having to look for the xymonclient.cfg file (or any files it 
> includes)?” With the reason that that file can be in multiple places 
> due to differences in packaging of the Xymon client application.
> The answer is to run your script from inside the xymoncmd executable.
> *From:*Ian Diddams <didds3 at yahoo.co.uk>
> *Sent:* Monday, February 17, 2020 4:06 AM
> *To:* xymon at xymon.com
> *Subject:* ascertaining the xymon server used
> scenario:  multiple xymon clients across several environments and 
> linux OS. An unrelated script (ir not xymon related) run as root user, 
> however does need to ascertain the xymon server IP for various system 
> checks.
> Is there any "easy" or "simple" manner than can be scripted to 
> ascertain this? Without some really convuluted logic checking various 
> configuration files that appear to (environment , OS etc dependent) to 
> be in various places ie not always ~xymon/client/etc/xymonclient.cfg, 
> which may then use an include on eg /etc/sysconfig/xymon-client...
> thoughts?
> ian
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