Daemon Monitor

Gautam Gopalakrishnan ggop at myrealbox.com
Sun Feb 8 06:55:48 PST 2004

On Sun, 8 Feb 2004 06:13:13 -0800
"Loren M. Lang" <lorenl at alzatex.com> wrote:

> Is there a good program that can monitor a daemon and take an
> appropriate action if the daemon dies?  I am having trouble with
> ClamAV dying in certain circumstances, but somewhat rare.  I would
> like for when it dies, to either restart it or copy a mail config file
> for exim over the default and signal Exim which would then disable
> exim from using clamav so the mail will still come through.  Currently
> we have it disabled until the problem is fixed, but some users are
> still not heeding the warnings and are infecting themselves with the
> MyDoom virus which ClamAV was previously blocking.


hope that helps.

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