[Linux-cluster] Monitoring services/customize failure criteria

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at redhat.com
Thu Sep 11 16:25:04 UTC 2008

Gerhardus.Geldenhuis at gta-travel.com wrote:
>> Just for clarification, if I use a script resource will the 
>> same script be used with a status parameter to check the 
>> status of the resource?
>> Where is the frequency specified for health checking of the 
>> resource whether it be a custom script of apache? If we want 
>> to check health every second where can I set this frequency? 
>> I have used luci web interface up until now to do my configs 
>> with and have not seen anywhere yet where I can set frequency 
>> of health checks.
>> I kind of expected a more complex frame work for health 
>> checking but from my understanding of your reply it seems 
>> very simple by just requiring the starting script to respond 
>> to status requests.
>> There is a script in /usr/share/cluster/script.sh which looks 
>> like it contains some of my answers but I am not sure where 
>> this would be used.
>> Regards
> I have been reading:
> /usr/share/doc/rgmanager-2.0.38/README
> <quote>
> The resource manager is a daemon which provides failover of user-defined
> resource collected into groups.
> </quote>
> This at first glance looked to be my answer, however after reading the
> whole document I am still not clear on where I can actually customize
> frequency of resource checking.
> Regards


Subhendu Ghosh
Solutions Architect
Red Hat

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