[Linux-HA] Re: Monitoring Apache
Karl W. Lewis
karl.w.lewis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 09:13:14 MST 2009
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Dejan Muhamedagic <dejanmm at fastmail.fm>wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 12:27:51PM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > >
> > >> I also had trouble with the OCF script on RHEL5 that's why I went for
> > >> the lsb script. But again, the OCF is recommended as it has more
> > >> functionality and lets you monitor the resource better.
> > >
> > > Looks like an apache OCF guide is due. Or is it that we just hear from
> > > people having trouble with it.
> > hmm.. for me the apache OCF agent is working without any problem (Debian
> > 4.0, heartbeat/pacemaker)
> Well, and it should work without problems. But it looks like
> people are having issues configuring. I suspect that, once the
> user/admin overcomes the obstacle of setting up the configfile
> attribute correctly, it boils down to having no server status
> page or that access to it is denied or something. Well, looking
> at the meta-data, there's certainly room for improvement in the
> documentation part.
> > - Thomas
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>> looking at the meta-data, there's certainly room for improvement in the
documentation part. <<
At the considerable risk of seeming ungrateful for the tremendous piece of
work that heartbeat is, yes, I should think there's room for improvement in
Thank you Tobias, Dejan, and Thomas for your time and comments.
My plan then is to attempt an upgrade to the latest version of Heartbeat.
(I'm skeptical that the OpenSuSE version will install on RedHat, but I'll
give it a shot.) (I suppose there's no reason not to compile from source,
I'll see if I can get our Web expert to arrange a way for our server to
serve up a status page in a way that he does not feel violates security
requirements. (I wonder if it can be made available only from localhost, or
I'm told that if I use the lsb script for apache I can perhaps get mon to
work with heartbeat to ensure that hte resource stays available.
Again, I thank you all for your suggestions, insights and comments. You are
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