[hobbit] Reprocessing all data

David Lee palann at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 15:53:09 CET 2009

I like Xymon to stat over the log scanning.  Right now if I want to perform
a test on a log file, I would crack open a file and add the necessary text.
(I "might" get the same result if I touch the file also, changing file
modification time).


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 9:04 AM, Greg Hubbard <glh.forums at gmail.com> wrote:

> What does "reprocess all data" mean?  Are you wanting Xymon to start over
> with log scanning?
> I believe the default "window" for message scanning is 30 minutes.  Logs
> are scanned by the client agent.
> Xymon is not really designed to turn individual entries in log files into
> individual alarms like you might do in Netcool, HPOM, BEM, etc.
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 6:08 PM, David Lee <palann at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is a newbie question but how do I go about reprocessing all data?  As
>> I understand if xymon is monitor syslog, entries will gradually fade away in
>> the monitor.  That makes me believe there is an internal clock in xymon
>> telling it to check all data since last check date.  I tried to rename
>> "data" directories erasing previous histories but that just give me a error.
>>  Can I set that internal clock to NULL or some date?
>> I can also reprocess all data by blowing away and re-installing xymon.
>> - David
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