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Old 10-04-2005, 06:33 PM   #1
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how to do a free space regular check


hi,

i need to make a regular check of the free space on one of the mounts and issue a few commands (like email or something ...) if the free space drops down and passes a threshold.

am i right to think about a solution of a script to put into the cron ? or is there any other more reasonable or automated procedure ?

i wrote few scripts but never delt with cron ...

i'd be glad for some initial ideas

thanks in advance

baronlynx
 
Old 10-04-2005, 07:01 PM   #2
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Check Freshmeat for "monit". It can email or execute scripts when a threshold is reached.
 
  


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