No recieving alert for msgs columns was Re: Getting Xymon alerts to the desktop

Johan Sjöberg johan.sjoberg at
Tue Nov 9 11:39:02 CET 2010

You need to edit the BBWin configuration so that it only becomes red on the messages that you want. We have configured it to only go yellow on errors, and don't alert at all for warnings. Then we have identified some specific messages that we have configured it to go red on.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alessandro Tinivelli [mailto:alessandro.tinivelli at]
> Sent: den 9 november 2010 10:56
> To: xymon at
> Subject: [xymon] No recieving alert for msgs columns was Re: Getting Xymon
> alerts to the desktop
> Hi all, i find this program really useful but....
> how can i set up hobbit in the way it never becomes red for 'msgs'
> colums which, on windows servers, always become red for not as important
> problems.
> is it possible from server configuration or i need to set up bbwin cfg
> files? (i don't have centralized its config)
> thank you for helping
> alessandro
> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: netz-haut - stephan seitz [mailto:s.seitz at]
> Hi there,
> we've got wall monitors showing different xymon status pages, email and
> pim notification configured. But, often when it comes to failures, no
> one notices this instantly because of doing work and having the focus on
> it.
> For this reason, I decided to write a desktop notifier. A small icon at
> the system tray shows the current color of the configured xymon page, if
> the color changes, a balloon message pops up and virtually any command
> can be triggered.
> As this might be useful for someone else, I've published it at
> freshmeat:
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