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Monitor a perl application



Hello, I would like to monitor a .pl application.

When I add "proc perl "application path", it seems that I'm only viewing the number of perl processes, (the process count is 17, the exact number of processes when i type "ps -eaf |grep perl")

If I stop one of them, the number is 16, and so on...

But I want to monitor one or more specifics .pl, and see them as 1 in the process count.

I there a specific configuration to do this ?

Thank you for you support.

linux monitoring perl snmp

Created on Nov 22, 2013 9:08:17 AM

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unfortunately there is no native SNMP functionality which allows you to monitor more specific parameters of a running process. The only thing you might want to have a look at is the extend directive of NET-SNMP. This allowsyou to run your own scripts from within SNMP and map the outcomes to an OID.
Best regards

Created on Nov 25, 2013 6:32:49 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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