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[SLUG] Re: Web Server Watchdog
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- Subject: [SLUG] Re: Web Server Watchdog
- From: Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 08:22:36 +1000
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On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 01:41:00PM +1000, Rob Sharp wrote:
> I'm needing to monitor the server logs of a machine that I don't have
> shell access to, but can have software installed onto if necessary. I'm
> looking to be able to monitor web server logs for specific errors and be
> notified by email if (when!) they happen.
I'd probably use logwatch (or equivalent) for that simple task. Nagios is
definitely overkill for just grepping logs.
"[the average computer user] has been served so poorly that he expects his
system to crash all the time, and we witness a massive worldwide
distribution of bug-ridden software for which we should be deeply ashamed."
-- Edsger Dijkstra