[syslog-ng] AIX startup

Brian A. Seklecki lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Wed Oct 25 01:13:06 CEST 2006

Net-SNMP has critical process monitoring and might have a mechanism to 
auto-correct a non-sufficient "syslog-ng" process count.

Right now we just having it blast a SNMP trap to our NOC.

I don't think I've ever heard of an syslog daemon running inside of any 
daemontools setup, though.


On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Brian Loe wrote:

> Okay, my syslog-ng instance died at some point last night and because
> I don't have it setup properly for respawning...
> Can anyone running syslog-ng on AIX 5.* give me some tips for this?
> I'm feeding pipes so i have to start instances of SEC as soon as I
> start syslog-ng - but the SEC scripts appear to "close" so if they're
> configured to respawn I'll have 2000 instances of them in an hour.
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