[DRBD-user] How to enhance heartbeat in checking failures?

Andreas Huck drbd at huck.it
Fri Feb 13 00:34:26 CET 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.


On Thursday 12 February 2004 18:07, Nicola Ranaldo wrote:

>  The question is... how can i check the server or better the "services" are
>  "really" up and running to inform heartbeat?
>  Is there a good respawn tool?
>  And so on, can i write a monitor plugin at application level and put it
> into
>  hb? (for example a perl script checking e-mail, web and so on).

You might try mon, a tool written in perl for monitoring higher level
It can be integrated in heartbeat to even trigger a failover - or you
could monitor the HA-blackbox from "outside" and pass a trouble
ticket inside the system. Here is an example I once bookmarked:
Check http://www.nagios.org for monitoring.


P.S.  drbd might be the wrong list -> check linux-ha

>  Sorry for my bad english.
>  Thank you
>      Nicola Ranaldo
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