[rescue] Enterprise monitoring/reporting?

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Mar 23 09:53:34 CST 2005

Mon, 21 Mar 2005 @ 20:40 -0500, Eric Webb said:

> 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.  

Do you need must monitoring, or do you also need the recovery facility?

A lot of people use Big Brother and MRTG to monitor systems.  Both are
open, and widely available.

It takes a while to find the diamonds in the rough among OSS projects,
especially in this area.

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