[CentOS] Monitoring services

Mon Nov 28 13:32:02 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com> wrote:
> What's available to remotely monitor services? What I'd like is something
> that can run scripts for each service to connect to a port and verify that
> it's up, and then send me an SMS message (phone text) to let me know which,
> if any, are down.

It might be overkill but OpenNMS does that along with monitoring via
SNMP.  http://www.opennms.org

> Also, does a script exist that checks all the services listed by chkconfig
> and reports those that should be up but are down?

OpenNMS normally probes to auto-discover running services, then alarms
if they go away, but there is also a provisioning mode where you
provide the nodes and services to monitor.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com