[hobbit] Re: Determining yellow and red level warnings for cpu/load
Xymon User in Richmond
hobbit at epperson.homelinux.net
Sun May 17 17:52:26 CEST 2009
Josh, I read it the same way Kim did--that you were literally asking _how_
to change the values. I thought it strange that you wouldn't know given
that you're one of the most active contributors on this list WRT solving
config problems, but it seemed you were saying you made changes and they
5 and 10 are way too low IMO for most scenarios on current
multi-core/multi-processor hardware. I typically use 20 and 30 for
servers where online response time is important, much higher for
background-type servers like sendmail.
On Sun, May 17, 2009 11:32, Josh Luthman wrote:
> I understand how and I even explained that I have changed the values.
> The default for yellow and red is 5 and 10. The server that
> introduced the question was increased to 10 and 25.
> My question is what do the other users on this mailing list change
> them to and based on what information?
> On 5/17/09, Kim Johansen <hobbit at weiser.dk> wrote:
>> On Sunday 17 May 2009 03:22:43 Josh Luthman wrote:
>>> I have a server that does does a lot of work all the time - a vmware
>>> server. Each virtual machine does its own things, but the host OS has
>>> that gets to 20 at times. Everything is just as responsive during
>>> times, so the default load warnings aren't valid for me.
>>> I changed my alerts based on a test with stress (
>>> Does everyone else just accept the defaults for yellow and red? If
>>> how do you increase it?
>> In the help -> Configuring Monitoring is there a good description on how
>> change default.
>> It is the hobbit-clients.cfg you need to change in, the file it self
>> a good description
>> Kim Johansen
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