A.6.2. LogAgent::Log Size

The LogAgent::Log Size probe monitors log file growth and collects the following metrics:
  • Size - The size the log file has grown in bytes since the probe last ran.
  • Output Rate - The number of bytes per minute the log file has grown since the probe last ran.
  • Lines - The number of lines written to the log file since the probe last ran.
  • Line Rate - The number of lines written per minute to the log file since the probe last ran.
Requirements - The Red Hat Network monitoring daemon (rhnmd) must be running on the monitored system to execute this probe. For this probe to run, the nocpulse user must be granted read access to your log files.

Table A.31. LogAgent::Log Size settings

Field Value
Log file* /var/log/messages
Timeout* 20
Critical Maximum Size
Warning Maximum Size
Warning Minimum Size
Critical Minimum Size
Critical Maximum Output Rate
Warning Maximum Output Rate
Warning Minimum Output Rate
Critical Minimum Output Rate
Critical Maximum Lines
Warning Maximum Lines
Warning Minimum Lines
Critical Minimum Lines
Critical Maximum Line Rate
Warning Maximum Line Rate
Warning Minimum Line Rate
Critical Minimum Line Rate