[Twisted-Python] monitoring net resources with twisted

Maarten ter Huurne maarten at treewalker.org
Thu Dec 4 06:34:35 EST 2008

On Thursday 04 December 2008, Sidharth Jain wrote:
> I want to track a set network resources like Linux servers,hosts for
> network connectivity , and want to keep track of their activeness and
> possible inactivity due to network outage or any other reason. The
> hosts/serves I'm trying to monitor are regular Linux boxes with 2.6.x
> kernel. My personal preference would be a dynamic background heart-beat
> process which could sit on these servers/hosts and send periodic
> udp-packets to a master server to signal host activity and inactivity.

You could certainly write that with Twisted, but why not adopt an existing 
monitoring application like Nagios or Zenoss?


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