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RE: Logwatch report on another machine?



On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 15:17 +0200, KAPTURKIEWICZ Patrick wrote:

> > The Dept of Agriculture in Texas used it to monitor hundreds of machines
> > on their intranet. It was free, very basic, and it worked like a charm.
> > For the life of me, I cannot remember the name of it, for the life of
> > me. But, it basically did what I think you are trying to do. Ergo, what
> > I think you want to do, is doable! I had sendmail up and running but I
> > don't think it relied on DNS as all of the addresses were static. Ric
> > 
> 
> Hi,
> Do you want to mean Nagios or Cacti ?
> Maybe NetSaint in the previous century with OpenLinux Server ;-)
> 
> Patrick

Those don't ring a bell. The host machine had to be running apache, as
that application would create a webpage that was updated as often as you
wished. There were boxes with the hostname and IPaddress. If good, the
box had a green background against text. If something was amiss, the
background was red. You could click on the box to check the logs of that
host. I used it for my localnet back in the BBS days. But you could have
a thousand client machines as well, just a lot of webpages. Free
application, too. I wish I could remember the name of it. Ric

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