Fwd: [hobbit] how to monitor switches and increase the polling time

Xymon User in Richmond hobbit at epperson.homelinux.net
Sun May 16 20:58:03 CEST 2010

On Sun, May 16, 2010 07:12, pankaj dorlikar wrote:
> hi, what can be done for 2 nd query?
>> 2)Practical problem happening is that some of the nodes reboots but
>> xymon
>>> doesnt show it. it may be because that happens in betwwen the polling
>>>  period of the server. how to overcome this issue?same thing happens
>>> for disk and ncpu and external tests also that it does not identify
>>> and show these problems as it must be occuring in betwwn polling
>>> period .How to make it fast as ganglia

Are the nodes in this case servers?  The hobbit/xymon client will turn the
cpu test yellow for an hour after a reboot.  Are you not running the
client?  You can tweak things to shorten the polling period and do tests
in parallel, but you'll probably quickly hit scaling issues on the Xymon

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