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Watching for processes -

I have RME 3.5 running on Solaris. I want to somehow be notified by email when the Essentials DB can no longer communicate with the RSAC software running on the customers remote syslog server.

I'm not sure but I think this is RmeOrb in pdshow. I tried to do a ps -ef|grep

-i rmeorb but don't see anything so I'm not so sure there is a seperate unix process I can look for. Also, is the output from pdshow reliable?

Has anyone setup email notification to email a person or persons when a piece of RME goes unavailable?

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New Member

Re: Watching for processes -

One more piece of information:

I could make this work using a shell script if I new the process name on the unix side. I have a feeling there's not a single process I could key off of to make this happen though. I realize the pdshow command shows information about the states of seperate process for CW but I'm not too sure on how reliable it is....

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Re: Watching for processes -

Well, pdshow does show the PID of RmeOrb, so just ps -ef | grep . You'd get something like

casuser 23606 23494 0 Jan 30 ? 0:01 /opt/CSCOpx/lib/vbroker/bin/osagent -p 42342

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Re: Watching for processes -

OK, I see that. Here’s a piece from pdshow for the RmeOrb process:

Process= RmeOrb

State = Program started - No mgt msgs received

Pid = 14524

RC = 0

Signo = 0

Start = 02/06/06 00:01:22

Stop = Not applicable

Core = Not applicable

Info = Application started by administrator request.

When I do a ps –ef|grep 14524, I get this:

johnsonr@nmscrme01 > ps -ef|grep 14524

casuser 14524 14425 0 00:01:22 ? 0:17 /opt/CSCOpx/lib/vbroker/bin/osagent -p 42342

johnsonr@nmscrme01 >

Can I assume that RmeOrb is the process showing a connection to the RSAC (remote syslog analyzer collector) software running on the remote syslog machine?

I’m not 100% sure that it is and I can’t really do a test. The only way I can verify this is to wait for it to go down again then do a pdshow.

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