Alerting sysadmins [Was: Deleting parameters]

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Nov 20 11:43:30 GMT 2001

On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 07:40:57AM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:

> 	Sun's started shipping theirs free, and I know
> 	BSD and Linux have them, so perhaps we should be
> 	thinking in terms of filtering the logs for
> 	"alerts" to bring to the admin's attention,
> 	either in a console or via something simple
> 	like a swat window or email(!)
> 	I'm thinking of both text-based displays
> 	with lines colored to indicate severity and
> 	gui variants with colored icons to indicate
> 	particular problems...
> 	Ron, you're working with Sun's console,
> 	what should an app like Samba provide?

HP have donated some code to provide "admin" events for Samba,
as distinct from the debug stuff that goes into the Samba log.

I'll be checking it into HEAD and 2.2 soon.


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