[Xymon] Green status during a total blackout

L.M.J linuxmasterjedi at free.fr
Wed Jul 27 12:45:45 CEST 2011

 On Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:00:44 +0800, Vernon Everett wrote:
> When you had the outage, did your Xymon server go down too?
> If it did, then what you are seeing makes sense.
> Xymon looks for status changes.
> If everything went down, including Xymon, then it would never have
> received any messages, nor been able to perform any other tests, like
> ping etc.
> I am guessing that when power was restored, you brought up all your
> other servers first, and then started Xymon. Or they all started up 
> around the same time.
> The root cause of your issue, or rather the lack of issue, is that
> Xymon never recieved any reports of problems. Because it couldn't.

 Yes, it's exactly what happened and no one is shocked about this 
 behaviour ?

 I would expect, at least, a white stripe in the "History" page of each 
 status check. Nothing has been reported during 6h, this is never happens 
 in a every day functioning. Type or paste your English text here and 
 click on the "Check Text" button.

> On 27 July 2011 12:45, L.M.J <linuxmasterjedi at free.fr> wrote:
>> Le Mon, 25 Jul 2011 11:28:30 +0200,
>> "L.M.J" <linuxmasterjedi at free.fr> a écrit :
>>> When the power came back, Xymon came back too. I've checked all
>>>  monitored equipment, everything was green during the past 6h. I 
>>> was
>>>  expecting purple or white color because no data has been reported 
>>> during
>>>  the time. Is that a bug or a setting I could adjust ?

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