[collectd] enhancment for threshold (make a notice when value is in range)

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Fri Mar 14 10:54:26 CET 2008


On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 03:43:51PM +0100, Dieter Bloms wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > > yes, I'am implementing a monitor system, which opens a ticket in our
> > > ibm tivoli enterprise console, so our on-call duty can react on it.
> > > If for example the load reach a high value, a ticket is opened.
> > > But when the load falls down after a short time, my monitoring system
> > > can close the ticket, before anybody has to react on it.
> > 
> > Okay. Imho it makes more sense then to get some kind of notification, if
> > a value turns back to state "OKAY" when it was it any other state
> > before. That notification could include information about how long the
> > value stayed in that other state. This could even be more generic if a
> > notification is generated for each state change.
> exacly this it what I want.

Currently, collectd sends an "OKAY-notification" whenever a value turns
back to state "OKAY" - this is not configurable though. So that should
already work for you.

I will have a look at making that configurable some time - currently,
I'm busy with other stuff.


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