[Xymon] client problems

Stef Coene stef.coene at docum.org
Sun Jul 3 10:42:41 CEST 2011

On Sunday 03 July 2011, Scot Kreienkamp wrote:
> I have... there's all kinds of information there on interacting with
> Xymon, including building your own server modules and custom tests.
> Nothing to help with interacting with the ones that come with the
> standard build and install of the server portion of Xymon.
> I can send in client reports of all kinds...  but I am having specific
> problems with the formatting for the client data collector channel on
> the Xymon server.  I can't find any information anywhere on that, or
> what patterns the server is looking for, etc.  I have the option of
> doing everything client side, but why should I when that awesome module
> is already there on the server if I can just figure out why it doesn't
> like my formatting?  In the end I may have to do just that though, or
> more likely just give up if I can't get any help with interacting with
> the stock server channels.  I refuse to spend hours trying to reinvent
> multiple wheels.  :-(
Can you post some more information?
Like the OS of your client, the script you use, the output of the script, ...

I have also written a custom client for powerHA clustering on AIX.


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