[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.

-- Curt

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.
> Thanks,
> Eric
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