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     Re: [nocol-users] Standard Question - ippingmon.

On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 04:04:27PM -0500, Rick Beebe wrote: 
> > I have tried to find a decent way in reloading the Config file into
> > ippingmon. Anyone succeeded yet ?
> There's not really a 'clean' way yet.

I noticed that too :}

> > The Problem is, it seems to take out all Entries in the updates file. But
> > if there are 200 - it's quite annoying...
> You can save a copy of the updates file and, after everything has
> settled down, copy it back. The trick is to make sure genweb.pl isn't
> running when you do that or it may overwrite it again. For those times
> when I forget (or ippingmon restarts for other reasons) I wrote a perl
> script which just hides everything with a description of 'device
> non-reponsive at startup'.

Yep. That's what happened to me. Actually - I have around 1700 sites to
monitor and shortly forget to take a copy of the Updates file. It takes
about 1 Hour for everything to come back to normal. But we need to rely on
these this Data somehow. If I wait about 1 Hour for the System to settle
back - during this time no new Tickets will be issued. And that's the

I'll figure something out ... even If I know I'll don't like the result...

Cheers & Thx

Joerg Mertin                                 PSINet Europe
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