On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Chris Hoogendyk <hoogendyk AT bio.umass DOT
> Pardon me if this is a naive question, but -- What, exactly, would something
> like nagios have to offer? Amanda doesn't run as a daemon. So there's no
> need to check and see that it is still running. Typically, amcheck is run
> off cron to catch things during the day when sysadmins are around to do
> something about them. In either case, you get an email that gives you the
> status of a completed run or if something needs attention.
In some cases, the amcheck emails do not go to the folks who need them
-- for example, when Amanda is backing up a set of workstations that
are managed by a different team (and that team uses Nagios).
That's all I can think of.
Open Source Storage Engineer