[hobbit] Monitoring Solution

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Mon Jun 9 19:57:31 CEST 2008

40GB is way more disk space then you will need.  I am using 2.3GB out
of a 72GB disk including OS and a few other applications.  It has
Hobbit data for a good 6 months now.

You don't require too much "horsepower" to run Hobbit, it is a very
quick and well written application.  At home I have a 400MHz machine
with 512MB of ram running a dozen or two hosts (most of which have the
client) that well exceeds the hardware requirements.

At this point in time there is no real solid redundant solution,
though, if you look back in the archives you'll find it is being
worked on.  Make sure your hardware is good!


On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 1:40 PM, Rafal Roginela
<Rafal.Roginela at americashloans.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Need some advice please and maybe a walkthrough if someone has already done
> this. Here is what I am trying to accomplish:
> I have my own company and I want to use Hobbit to monitor my clients system.
> I want to use a small factor pc for this and I found one that is small and
> requires little power although still offers the familiarity of a standard PC
> (Shuttle K45). What I need help with is settling on a Linux distro that is
> somewhat compact and easy to get working with Hobbit. I will be limited to a
> small HD (by small I mean <40 GB ;-) and 512 Mb of RAM. I'm looking to build
> a rock solid install that can be replicated in it's base form and then
> customized a little here and there to suit the needs for that particular
> clients and I'm talking Small business maybe 2 servers (all windows at the
> moment) at most and some network devices for uptime(printers and such). Any
> help would be very appreciated. Also if you think that hobbit may be
> overkill for this job and have a better suggestion then I'm open to that
> too.
> Thank You
> Rafal Roginela

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