[hobbit] [re-post] xymon notifications

J Sloan joe at tmsusa.com
Wed May 27 22:06:18 CEST 2009

Ralph Mitchell wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 2:03 PM, J Sloan <joe at tmsusa.com
> <mailto:joe at tmsusa.com>> wrote:
>     We've been running big brother for some years, and we monitor several
>     hundred servers in 2 data centers.
>     We are currently running a pilot of xymon (4.3.0 svn), and just as
>     with
>     big brother, we have redundant monitoring servers. A xymon server in
>     california monitors hosts in both california and arizona, and a xymon
>     server in arizona monitors hosts in both data centers as well.
>     For the most part, xymon is performing well, but it is a bit of an
>     annoyance with xymon that we get duplicate notifications, as each
>     xymon
>     server sends it's own notifications for every event.
>     Big brother sends a single notification for each event, as
>     controlled by
>     the alerting failover.
>     Is there any way to suppress the duplicate notifications from xymon?
> I don't think xymon has failover yet.  How are you sending the
> alerts??  If you're using a script, you could make the script on the
> backup server run a check against the primary.  If it fails, allow the
> backup to send out the notifications.  Not perfect, but it could at
> least reduce the duplicates.

We're using the mail facility - for instance:

$LXADM=MAIL joe TIME=W:0800:1800 REPEAT=30m




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