[hobbit] stale alerts
gumby3203 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 17:14:16 CET 2007
Yes, the alert history shows it went yellow and then 5 minutes later
recovered. The web page is showing everything correct. However, when
I check the notifications.log file, I can see that it was still
sending alerts about it being yellow, even though it was definitely
On Nov 14, 2007 10:38 AM, Josh Luthman <josh at imaginenetworksllc.com> wrote:
> Click on it the host's test and click on history - was red at all?
> Are the WWW pages updating? Look in the top right corner of the page once
> you click on the host's test link.
> On 11/14/07, Gary Baluha <gumby3203 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I noticed this morning that our Hobbit server was sending out alerts
> > for the process check for a machine that was actually shown as green
> > on the hobbit web page. I checked on the monitored machine, and the
> > alert was indeed green, yet the server was still sending out emails as
> > though it were in a yellow state. I restarted the Hobbit client on
> > the monitored machine, and then restarted the Hobbit server on the
> > server. After doing this, I noticed the following in the page.log
> > file:
> > 2007-11-14 10:26:13 Stale alert for host-name:procs dropped
> > (I changed the actual host name to "host-name" to protect the innocent)
> > What exactly does this mean? Before I restarted the Hobbit server
> > process, I manually edited the alert.chk temp file and removed the
> > erroneous alert, but that didn't correct the problem. It was only
> > after I restarted the Hobbit server process that it cleared the alert.
> > Is this a bug in the 4.2.0 code, or is there something else going on
> > here?
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