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monitoring system processes

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 ?
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thomasiname
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grbladesCommented:
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 (http://www.nagios.org/). We use it and it will monitor processes and a lot of other application specific things.
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cyb3rj0hnCommented:
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:

http://forums.cacti.net/about4455.html

Cheers,
John

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thomasinameAuthor Commented:
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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