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Resource Checks using hostname

From: Holder, Shane
Subject: Resource Checks using hostname
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 20:26:52 +0000

Good day,


I am wondering if it is possible to create resource checks without specifying a check system rule.  The reason is I have several thousand systems which will be running monit and I would like to have one monitrc file for them all, the issue I am running into is the check system rule seems to require a string and that string is used when the system first pings mmonit.  I don’t want to go back into mmonit and try and add the hostname.  Effectively what I’m trying to achieve is a file which looks like.


check system `hostname`

   if loadavg (1min) > 4 then alert

   if loadavg (5min) > 2 then alert

   if memory usage > 75% then alert

   if cpu usage (user) > 70% then alert

   if cpu usage (system) > 30% then alert

   if cpu usage (wait) > 20% then alert


where hostname is retrieved, not specified.




Shane Holder  |  address@hidden
Solutions Architect |  AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group

3101 Gaylord Parkway, 2W-E131  |  Frisco, TX 75034



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