DSfW Monitor daemon

I just created a demonized version of the DSfW Monitor script.  For more information on the script look the DSfW Monitor script post.

Now you don’t have to create a cronjob to continuously run the tool.  Simply download and install the dsfwmon.rpm.

The install will create the /etc/init.d/dsfwmon startup script, the /opt/dsfwdude/conf/dsfwmon.conf file to edit the configuration and the dsfwmon daemon.  It also has log rotating enabled.

The install will enable the dsfwmon script so that when the server starts, the script will start monitoring the services.

Edit the /opt/dsfwdude/conf/dsfwmon.conf to send an e-mail if a service has to be restarted.  Do not adjust the delay time less than 5 minutes.  The script could possibly step on itself, trying to check the services while restarting the services.

Common changes are to enable e-mail setting to be sent when the services restart,… Continue reading