[xymon] Monitoring Exchange 2010 - imaps/pop3s alarms

epperson at alumni.unc.edu epperson at alumni.unc.edu
Fri Nov 19 18:16:26 CET 2010

On Fri, November 19, 2010 10:29, Shawn Heisey wrote:
> On 11/18/2010 4:51 PM, Xymon User in Richmond wrote:
>> Not the same thing, but I had a situation where internal web servers
>> would
>> all go red a number of times a day then go green again on the next test.
>> No complaints from users, and I couldn't identify the network anomaly
>> causing it, so I just use "badhttp 2:3:4" for them in bb-hosts.  They
>> pretty much stay in "smiley" green, but that's better than alarms for no
>> good purpose.
>> It's "badTEST" in the manpage.
> Does this work for all tests, or does it only work for the built-in
> network tests?  I have a couple of custom scripts that occasionally give
> false alarms.

IIRC it's only for the built-in network tests.  That's implied but not
definitively stated in the manpage.

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