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Re: [Proposal] control storage systems

From: rory
Subject: Re: [Proposal] control storage systems
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 11:35:14 -0700 (PDT)

> Rory Toma <address@hidden> writes:
>> This sounds good, and is easy to do. I can do this. We'll also want to
>> be able to monitor inodes, as well.
> Good, good. I take it that we're in agreement then, that monitoring
> filesystems should make it into monit. If you want to give it a stab
> it's yours Rory, I can also help out with this (I wrote a port of
> Solaris volcheck for Linux so I know a tiny bit about the context).
> Maybe you can write up a short design note or a funtionality list
> along with monit controlfile statements for exemplification and send it
> to this mailing list first for discussion and voting?
> It would also be interesting to know what others (lurkers:) on this
> mailing list think about this feature. Particularly viewpoints on the
> functionality and what to include and not to include.
>> I might punt on the "remove temp files". I think it would be better to
>> have a hook into allowing a script to be executed or nothing at all.
> We kind of ruled out external scripts/plugins previously if I remember
> correctly for a good reason, besides removing temporary files is easy
> to do from within monit, we could simply fire off a new background
> thread that clean up the file system.

The only thing I don't like about monit removing files or packaging files
or whatnot is that we have to start worrying about permissions, especially
if some of the filesystems get monitored via NFS.>
> Another thing maybe we can include functionality for packaging
> (tar.gz) and/or put stuff on backuptape? (I'm streching it here :)
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> Jan-Henrik Haukeland
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