monitoring system processes

Posted on 2004-11-25
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
Hey there , i've recently installed cacti and i would like to monitor some other proccesses but the default ones. For example if i have a qmail server how can i monitor my queue messages ?
Question by:thomasiname
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    Hi thomasiname,
    When you say you want to 'monitor' them what exactly do you wish to monitor?
    Do you just wish to check that they are running?

    Have a look at Nagios ( We use it and it will monitor processes and a lot of other application specific things.
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    You are looking for queuestats for cacti. I have used it in the past and it works very well. Please visit the following link for details:



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    Hi cyb3rj0hn

     This is much more than i expected , I even discovered some new things i didn't even know i can do with cacti , strait to the target :)

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