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Updating monit to 5.10

I have issues with monit after i have updated it from 5.4 to 5.10. Some of my startup scripts that worked previously stopped working with monit 5.10. Here is simple bash startup script that worked ...
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Non-standard Debian init.d script causes loop with monit?

I downloaded noip.com's updater client (for dynamic DNS). It comes with a Debian init.d script - but without LSB-compliant headers. Now, if I try to update-rc.d noip2 defaults (the script is at ...
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monit fails to support dbus session

I am trying to use monit to monitor and automatically issues like crashes, memory leaks and cpu hotspinning. For one application - one that uses DBus (serving and calling funcs) just will not start. ...
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monit to restart more than one process at once?

It seems that monit will only start a single process at a time and then wait to verify that it has started, before moving on to start the next one... even if there are lots of things to get up and ...
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Manually Installed monit on debian squeeze

I am running Debian squeeze and I want to install monit, the problem is that the version in the repository is old and doesn't have some options that I need. I downloaded the source and compiled it ...
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Monit vs Source Control: permission problems

I'm trying to be good. That's my big mistake. I'm being good by having process monitoring: I have monit watching some key processes, and restarting them if they fail. I'm being good by not running ...
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Getting directory of file

I have found an error in monit init script that I want to fix on my own for now. The faulty code is PID_DIR=$(/bin/basename "$MONIT_PID_FILE") /bin/mkdir -p -m0700 "$PID_DIR" The developer wants to ...
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Debian / Monit: mail is only sent to local system, not to outside address

I have a Debian server and have monit installed and running. I use the following settings for alert mails: set mailserver localhost # primary mailserver set mail-format { from: monit@abc.test } set ...
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What does Monit do when it says 'initializing'?

I'm using Monit for system monitoring. If i enable monitoring on a service it shows 'initializing' in the Status row. This can take a while. I wonder what Monit is doing in that time, since the used ...