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INNWATCH(8) InterNetNews Documentation INNWATCH(8)
innwatch - Monitor the state of INN and the system
innwatch [-f ctlfile] [-i seconds] [-l logfile] [-t seconds]
innwatch is normally started by rc.news. Every innwatchsleeptime
seconds, as set in inn.conf, it examines the load average, and the
number of free blocks and inodes on the spool partition, as described
by its control file, innwatch.ctl in pathetc.
If the load gets too high, or the disk gets too full, it throttles the
server. When the condition restores, it unblocks the server. In
addition, on each pass through the loop, it will check the logfile
pathlog/news.crit to see if it has been modified, and send mail to the
news administrator if so.
Upon receipt of an interrupt signal (SIGINT), innwatch will report its
status in the file innwatch.status in pathrun.
Specify the control file to use, other than the default of
innwatch.ctl in pathetc.
With this option, innwatch has an initial sleep of seconds seconds
at startup. This is useful when innwatch is started at the same
time as INN, so that it can wait a little before beginning
performing its checks.
Specify a log file to watch, other than the default of news.crit.
Specify the period in seconds between checks, to override the value
set in inn.conf.
Written by Mike Cooper <email@example.com>, with modifications by
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, Steve Groom <email@example.com> and
Christophe Wolfhugel <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Converted to POD by Julien
$Id: innwatch.pod 9722 2014-09-24 17:47:12Z iulius $
inn.conf(5), innwatch.ctl(5), newslog(5), rc.news(8).
INN 2.6.0 2015-09-12 INNWATCH(8)