[Xymon] alerts includes

Galen Johnson Galen.Johnson at sas.com
Thu Nov 19 23:55:23 CET 2015

Yep.  It shows up.  It's really bizarre as I couldn't find anything that might trigger it but it stopped alerting to the wrong group as soon as I added a config file for that host group.


From: J.C. Cleaver <cleaver at terabithia.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2015 3:46 PM
To: Galen Johnson
Cc: xymon at xymon.com
Subject: Re: [Xymon] alerts includes

On Thu, November 19, 2015 11:50 am, Galen Johnson wrote:
> Hey,
> I seem to be having a weird issue I'm hoping someone else can confirm.
> I'm us?ing "directory" to manage my alerts configs.
> For example
> directory /opt/xymon/server/etc/alerts.d
> HOST=*
>      MAIL personal at example.com DURATION>10 REPEAT=30 RECOVERED
> However, it doesn't seem to actually get to the HOST entry.  It uses the
> last file listed in the alerts.d folder as the catchall.  I would never
> have noticed this had I not been having a test of some new servers using a
> script intended for another group.  Can anyone else confirm this behavior?
>  I'm currently using 4.3.21.

Is the line visible from xymond_alert --dump-config as such? After a
directory entry, it should simply continue on parsing from there in the
original file.


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