The Health Checker for UNIX/Linux (HC) is a small framework of monitoring & validation scripts. It is meant to be used for low latency & low frequency checks, it is easy to extend where necessary (plugins) and it can be integrated with other toolsets (YMMV).

It requires:

  • ksh88/ksh93 (mksh/pdksh will work also but YMMV)
  • UNIX cron or other scheduler
  • some disk space for storing logs & event files
  • system dependant tools/utilities (see individual health checks)
  • execute as user root only

Downloads

Download the software from following GitHub repository: https://github.com/patvdv/check_health

An Ansible role for deploying & configuring the toolset is also available at following GitHub repository: https://github.com/patvdv/kudos.check_health

Topics

Changelog

  • The most interesting changes/fixes can be found in the Posts
  • Full changelog can be found on Github.

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