monit - utility for monitoring and managing daemons or similar programs

Distribution: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: monit
Package version: 5.3.2
Package release: 1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 715 B
Download size: 269.84 KB
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monit is a utility for monitoring and managing daemons or similar programs running on a Unix system. It will start specified programs if they are not running and restart programs not responding. monit supports: * Daemon mode - poll programs at a specified interval * Monitoring modes - active, passive or manual * Start, stop and restart of programs * Group and manage groups of programs * Process dependency definition * Logging to syslog or own logfile * Configuration - comprehensive controlfile * Runtime and TCP/IP port checking (tcp and udp) * SSL support for port checking * Unix domain socket checking * Process status and process timeout * Process cpu usage * Process memory usage * Process zombie check * Check the systems load average * Check a file or directory timestamp * Alert, stop or restart a process based on its characteristics * MD5 checksum for programs started and stopped by monit * Alert notification for program timeout, restart, checksum, stop resource and timestamp error * Flexible and customizable email alert messages * Protocol verification. HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, NNTP, SSH, DWP, LDAPv2 and LDAPv3 * An http interface with optional SSL support to make monit accessible from a webbrowser



    Binary package: monit_5.3.2-1_amd64.deb
    Source package: monit

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install monit deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install monit


    • /etc/default/monit
    • /etc/init.d/monit
    • /etc/logrotate.d/monit
    • /etc/monit/monitrc
    • /etc/pam.d/monit
    • /usr/bin/monit
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/NEWS.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/PLATFORMS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/README
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/monit/examples/monit.upstart
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/monit
    • /usr/share/man/man1/monit.1.gz