[lcdproc] LCDproc v0.5 development, here we go folks :)
William W. Ferrell
Thu, 24 Aug 2000 13:04:09 -0600
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* Matt (firstname.lastname@example.org)'s mailer blew these chunks:
> William W. Ferrell wrote:
> | SNMP would be a great client, to say the least. Hell, if LCDproc itself
> | could make stuff available over SNMP it'd be rather useful too.
> | I don't understand SMTP enough yet to know if it's something we should
> | consider adding to LCDd or not.
> Yeah, I'm not entirely sure myself. Whether it gets integrated into LCDd
> or not, I don't think it's too important atm, until someone really
> understands it. For the time being, I'll write the client for the
> JetDirect in Perl and use the Net::SNMP module to do the all the SNMP
> stuff. I think it would probably get integrated into the lcdproc client
> bundle to display stats from an SNMP device of our choice...
I like your reasoning: "Let's not fsck with this until someone has some
idea what they're doing with it." :)
> | Not really ... unless I misunderstand what you mean by minor change of
> | state:
> | Client sends to server:
> | <update>
> | <screen name=3D"security"/>
> | <priority value=3D"1"/>
> | <widget name=3D"status">DOS in progress!</widget>
> | <widget name=3D"detail">08/24/00 09:16:55 SYN attack flood</widge=
> | </screen>
> | </update>
> OK, I'm pro-XML! That seems simple enough...
Heh. Yes, it *seems* simple enough. But we still have to parse it. I'm
dorking around now with libxml more (so far, I'm impressed) to see if I
can properly parse an XML document. Error handling and other such
trivialities (heh) can come later.
William W. Ferrell, System Administrator, Global Crossing Ltd.
950 17th St Ste 2200, Denver, CO 80202 1.303.223.0564
To live is always desirable.
-- Eleen the Capellan, "Friday's Child", stardate 3498.9
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