[CentOS] xServes are dead ;-( / SAN Question

Gabriel Tabares gabriel.tabares at roboreus.com
Mon Nov 15 07:59:45 EST 2010



> I tought of that, and I will be needing something like this, since I have
> some services that need to be restarted in the event of them dying or being
> killed.
>
> But I'm not that much confortable scripting a modification of the initab to
> activate / deactivate services on a server-by-server basis.
>

Have a look at monit. We are using it for restarting critical services 
(heartbeat, postfix, apache) if they fail and it has been simple to set 
up and stable.

The most useful thing is that it emails you whenever the PID of the 
process changes or it has to restart it.



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