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From Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vit...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Service monitoring tool in virtual router
Date Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:45:56 GMT
Got it. Any other OSS tool out there similar to monit?

On 10/1/13 8:24 AM, "David Nalley" <david@gnsa.us> wrote:

>On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 1:27 AM, Chiradeep Vittal
><Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:
>> SNMP wouldn't restart a failed process nor would it generate alerts. It
>>is
>> simply too generic for the requirements outlined here. The proposal does
>> not talk about modifying monit, just using it. That wouldn't trigger the
>> AGPL.
>
>Let me restate my objection to anything AGPL.
>People are largely comfortable with GPLv2 software - Linux is
>ubiquitous. Many legal departments routinely prohibit GPLv3 software
>(we actually saw this when CS was GPLv3 licensed.) But the Affero GPL
>license is anathema in many corporate environments, and by forcing it
>on folks in the default System VM I fear it will hurt adoption of
>CloudStack.
>
>--David


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