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 +====== monit ======
 +**monit** ​ is a free open source utility for managing and monitoring, processes, programs, files, directories and filesystems on a UNIX system. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.
 +
 +**website**: ​ [[https://​mmonit.com/​monit/​|monit.com/​monit/​]]
 +
 +====== How to install monit on Slackware ======
 +
 +**1)** Download the latest SlackBuild script from [[https://​slackbuilds.org/​|slackbuilds.org]].
 +
 +**2)** Edit configuration file **/​etc/​monitrc**
 +
 +**3)** Make **/​etc/​rc.d/​rc.monit** executable
 +<​code>​
 +chmod +x /​etc/​rc.d/​rc.monit
 +</​code>​
 +
 +**4)** Start monit
 +<​code>​
 +/​etc/​rc.d/​rc.monit start
 +</​code>​
 +
 +<​note>​
 +The file is setup to start Monit'​s http server so you have something interesting to look at.
 +After you have started monit, point your browser to **http://​127.0.0.1:​2812/​** and log in with the username **admin** and password **monit**.
 +</​note>​
 +
 +====== Make monit start at boot ======
 +
 +To make **monit** auto-start at boot you just need to add the following lines to your **/​etc/​rc.d/​rc.local** file.
 +<​code>​
 +if [ -x /​etc/​rc.d/​rc.monit ]; then
 +  /​etc/​rc.d/​rc.monit start
 +fi
 +</​code>​
 +
 +====== Useful manuals/​HowTo Guides ======
 +
 +* Configuration examples can be found at [[https://​mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​ConfigurationExamples|mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​ConfigurationExamples]] \\
 +* How to Enable SSL on monit'​s web interface [[https://​mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​EnableSSLInMonit|mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​EnableSSLInMonit]] \\
 +* Sending alerts to Gmail [[https://​mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​Gmail|mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​Gmail]] \\ 
 +* Making custom checks [[https://​mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​CustomTests|mmonit.com/​wiki/​Monit/​CustomTests]]
 +
 +
 +====== Sources ======
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