[Xymon] client problems

Buchan Milne bgmilne at staff.telkomsa.net
Thu Jul 7 16:48:54 CEST 2011

On Sunday, 3 July 2011 05:22:17 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.

Feel free to contribute some documentation for this ...

> 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?

You can either use the formats of existing supported clients, or read the 
source to see what formats are supported, or contribute code to support your 

> 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.  :-(

BTW., which clients did you try?


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