[Xymon] monitoring virtual vips

Jeremy Laidman jlaidman at rebel-it.com.au
Wed Aug 6 13:05:25 CEST 2014


It just occurred to me that you could do this by specifying a"negative"
network test on the Xymon server. In your hosts.cfg file, add "!port23456
!port8377 ..." for an entry for the VIP and then define these names in
protocols.cfg, like so:

    port 23456

    port 8377

 On 06/08/2014 5:17 PM, "Jeremy Laidman" <jlaidman at rebel-it.com.au> wrote:

> The port tests come from the client so if you're not running a client then
> you won't get any port test results.
> J
>  On 02/08/2014 3:42 AM, "Simioni, Rodney" <rsimion at transunion.com> wrote:
>>  Greetings,
>> I have virtual vips to monitor -- there will be no client installed on
>> these virtual vips, obviously.
>> I would like to monitor the ping test and see if ports are open.
>> Here is what I have in the hobbit-clients.cfg
>> PORT LOCAL=%(:23456|:8377|:8378|:23455) $" state=LISTEN SUBPAGE=vips
>> I'm still getting only a dash on the vips page -- thanks in advance for
>> any help
>> Rod
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