[Xymon] server-side message pre-processor?

John Thurston john.thurston at alaska.gov
Tue Nov 3 18:32:17 CET 2015

On 11/3/2015 8:20 AM, John Thurston wrote:
- snip -
> A host which has one business-critical test to report may also report an
> infinite number of bits of garbage. All of that garbage fills my logs
> and pushes everything else useful out of the "X events received in the
> past Y minutes" portion of the non-green screen. - snip -

A-ha! I found a slightly useful option to xymongen:
> --eventignore=test[,test]
>     Ignore these tests in the "All non-green" event log display.

The garbage will still arrive, and I'll have to handle it, but it won't 
be able to flush the rest of the useful messages off the event-list.

    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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