NOTICEs are not sent when enable or disable "all"
jonescr at cisco.com
Sat Dec 10 20:51:04 CET 2005
I just built a new hobbit server with 4.1.2p1 and I am still seeing the
behavior of, if you enable or disable "all" services for a host, it does
not trigger the NOTICE rule and thus no email is sent out. Below are
the last 2 messages I sent reporting this problem.
Charles Jones wrote:
> I am stiil trying to troubleshoot my missing enable messages, so I
> deleted the NOTICE rule mentioned below and created a new rule:
> # Send me notice alerts of enable and disable
> MAIL me at mydomain.com NOTICE NOALERT
> I then proceeded to disable 2 services on a host. I observed that I
> received a disable notification, both by actual receipt of the email,
> and by tail -f /var/log/maillog.
> Then I enabled the services (by enabling "ALL" for that host),
> and...nothing. No mail was sent, as verified by my tailing of the log.
> I then immediately disabled ALL services on another host, and no mail
> was sent.
> I then immediately re-enabled ALL services on that same host, and no
> mail was sent.
> Through testing I discovered that when you disable or enable _"ALL"_
> services on a host, no NOTICE message is generated. If I disable or
> disable _individual_ services, notice messages are generated and an
> email is sent out.
> If you need me to do further testing, let me know.
> Charles Jones wrote:
>> 1. When I disable a host in hobbit, it says it was disabled by
>> unknown at 184.108.40.206 <mailto:unknown at 220.127.116.11>.
>> In the bb maint.pl script, it had an option to put a username, but I
>> don't see an option to do this in the Hobbit Maint page, so is
>> "unknown" hard coded, or does it look for it somewhere else?
>> 2. I added the "NOTICE" rule to my hobbit-alerts.cfg
>> HOST=* SERVICE=* COLOR=red
>> MAIL me at mydomain.com <mailto:me at mydomain.com> RECOVERED NOTICE
>> I then tested disabling the cpu service for a host, and I received an
>> email with the disable message:
>> From: hobbit at myhost.com <mailto:hobbit at myhost.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 5:01 PM
>> To: me at mydomain.com <mailto:me at mydomain.com>
>> Subject: Hobbit servername:cpu NOTICE
>> servername:cpu INFO
>> Monitoring of servername:cpu has been DISABLED by unknown for 240 minutes
>> Disabled by: unknown @ 18.104.22.168
>> Reason: testing disable notice
>> This is what I expected to get. However, I then went and re-enabled
>> the disabled service, and I did not get an email saying it was
>> re-enabled. I checked the /var/log/maillog to make sure that it
>> wasn't a mail delay. There simply was no email sent about the
>> enable. I assume this isn't normal behavior :)
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