[rescue] Enterprise monitoring/reporting?
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Mon Mar 21 22:10:41 CST 2005
I'm not familiar with PATROL.
In open source land, you can look at nagios for alerting/notification
and munin for gathering/graphing statistical data.
On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 20:40, Eric Webb wrote:
> I know this isn't really the right place, but some of the Sun-only lists might
> be too one-sided... I'm hoping the broad base here will get me a few leads.
> $work is using BMC Software's PATROL systems monitoring / automated-recovery
> package and is looking for alternatives. I was wondering if anyone is
> familiar with PATROL, what their experiences are, and if anyone is aware of
> alternatives... whether good or bad.
> I'm looking for cross-platform... HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, Wintel. I need
> notification and statistical collection/reporting. I'm looking to manage
> about 2-300 machines. And I'd really like something comparable to PATROL's
> extensibility... I've become quite good at writing PSL and hacking the PATROL
> virtual machine. But the product in many cases is more than we need and is
> quite expensive.
> If finding a good cross-platform tool is difficult, I may be able to live with
> separate Wintel and *nix tools, but I'd rather avoid the duplicated
> maintenance effort...
> PATROL is a good product, but it's not quite mature enough and I am running
> too lean on time to debug it for them.
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