[Xymon] xymon as a drop-in bb replacement

Clark, Sean sean.clark at twcable.com
Mon Mar 18 21:40:52 CET 2013

I migrated from bb1.9btf to xymon when it first came out (2005?2006?)

Transition is seamless

You'll want to get to migrating the clients when you find how much more
useful the xymon client in than the bb native one was (Sorry Sean)

On 3/18/13 2:55 PM, "John Thurston" <john.thurston at alaska.gov> wrote:

>We ran BB 1.9 for years, then switched to BBPE about three years ago.
>Earlier this month, Quest announced end-of-life for BBPE so we're
>looking at our options.
>We have fewer than 500 clients reporting into Big Brother. But swapping
>them out for something else is going to painful and take time. If a
>xymon server will happily accept bb-client messages, then I could stand
>up a xymon server and replace clients through attrition.
>Has anyone else recently gone down this path?
>    Do things because you should, not just because you can.
>John Thurston    907-465-8591
>John.Thurston at alaska.gov
>Enterprise Technology Services
>Department of Administration
>State of Alaska
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>Xymon at xymon.com

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