[CentOS] Tomcat Monitoring

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 13:31:47 UTC 2009

Gerhardus.Geldenhuis at gta-travel.com wrote:
> Hi
> You will probably get better answers by asking on the tomcat users list.
> See tomcat.apache.org.
> Tomcat publishes its health statistics using jmx and if your developers
> were thorough it is likely that application statistics would also be
> available in jmx. There is a number of expensive and not so expensive
> commercial tools to setup monitoring for jmx. Tivoli and AppManager
> comes to mind. I believe there might be support for jmx monitoring in
> cacti so that would be worth googling. Other than that a good test would
> be to monitor output of a wget request to your tomcat server which gives
> a good indiction of the health of your application server.
> Also have a look at http://www.lambdaprobe.org/d/index.htm which is a
> tool to monitor multiple tomcats with.

OpenNMS can monitor jmx values (as well as snmp and doing icmp and httpd 
probes, etc.).   http://www.opennms.org.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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