Determining yellow and red level warnings for cpu/load
josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Sun May 17 18:08:21 CEST 2009
Can I ask why you picked 20 and 30? Could you share what hardware
On 5/17/09, Xymon User in Richmond <hobbit at epperson.homelinux.net> wrote:
> 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
> didn't work.
> 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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