[syslog-ng]GUI Monitoring tool ?

Jim Mozley syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu
Wed, 12 Nov 2003 14:16:14 +0000

Hamilton Andrew wrote:

> What do you mean by "keep an eye on"?  Do you want logging stats, or just
> "is it running"?  There are a number of system monitoring tools out there
> that will let "watch" various processes including syslog-ng.  I use Big
> Brother(http://www.bb4.com).  I wrote a couple of scripts that monitor the
> syslog-ng process and plugged them into Big Brother so I could ensure that
> it was alive and kicking.  The BB results are posted on a series of web
> pages, all of which are customizable.  I know there are several others out
> there and some of the other folks here use them so perhaps they will respond
> as well.

Nagios is good, I've used BB too, but rate Nagios higher.