[Novalug] Redhat system alert syntax
jhart at kevla.org
Thu Jan 8 16:31:15 EST 2009
>From what I remember about Syslog, this could be thousands of alerts per
> Understood. We have to customize the parser to detect alerts we want
> and which to discard. This not based on severity, but based on the
> alert content itself.
> On 2009-01-08, Shawn Wells <swells at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Ken Kauffman wrote:
>>> Anyone know where I can get a comprehensive list of system alerts that can
>>> be generated by redhat v4 and v5 (generally located in syslog)?
>>> To make a long story short, I'm working om a project where stock redhat is
>>> inside a 'black box' solution and the client will not certify the
>>> monitoring agent. So I'm building a different integration that I need
>>> this syntax.
>>> Any help would be appreciated.
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>> Depends what you mean by system alerts.
>> Generally monitoring agents rely on config settings (think Nagios
>> alerts). Those are all items that you need to configure.
>> You could have syslog/rsyslog send the messages to your application,
>> where you parse them out... aka
>> echo "*.* /bin/yourapp" >> /etc/rsyslog.conf
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