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Old 05-05-2005, 08:53 AM   #1
psychguy
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Automatic Restart of a failed Service in Linux


Does anyone know of any software that will monitor services running on a linux machine and attempt to restart a service if it does crash for some reason. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 05-05-2005, 07:19 PM   #2
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I don't know of a generic pkg for this, prob because there is an infinite potential list of services and ways they need checking / starting, not to mention permissions....
Generally, if it's that critical, your best bet is to roll your own process checker, then cron it to run every N minutes....
 
Old 05-06-2005, 06:57 AM   #3
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I am not sure if Rabbix will restart the service, but it will check and see if a service is running and contact you. I can monitor any UNIX, Linux and Windows machines (I think Mac too).
 
Old 05-06-2005, 07:47 AM   #4
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Thanks for you help guys, I Googled Rabbix and couldnt find anything...do you know where I can get the software?

Thanks
 
Old 05-06-2005, 07:54 AM   #5
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Sorry, I had a stupid moment. I ment to type Zabbix, http://www.zabbix.com/index.php
 
Old 05-07-2005, 06:53 PM   #6
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You might also be interested in Nagios. I use it at work to monitor services on a large number (more than 100) of systems and it works very well.
 
  


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