DESCRIPTIONXymon programs use multiple environment variables beside the normal set of variables. For the Xymon client, the environment definitions are stored in the ~xymon/client/etc/hobbitclient.cfg file. Each line in this file is of the form NAME=VALUE and defines one environment variable NAME with the value VALUE.
The IP-address used to contact the Xymon server. Default:
Chosen when the Xymon client was compiled.
List of IP-adresses of Xymon servers. Data will be sent to
all of the servers listed here. This setting is only used if
The portnumber for used to contact the Xymon server.
The Xymon client top-level directory. Default: The
$HOBBITCLIENTHOME setting inherited from the "runclient.sh"
script which starts the Xymon client.
The directory for the Xymon clients' own logfiles. Default:
Directory used for temporary files. Default: $BBHOME/tmp/
Full path to the
client program. Default: $BBHOME/bin/bb.
Many extension scripts expect a series of environment variables to
point at various system utilities. These are included in the file
when the client is built.
INHERITED SETTINGSSome environment variables are inherited from the "runclient.sh" script which launches the Xymon client:
The hostname of the local system. Default: Taken from "uname -n".
The hostname of the local system, with dots replaced by commas.
For compatibility with Big Brother extension scripts.
The operating system of the local system, in lowercase. Default:
taken from "uname -s".
The top-level directory for the Xymon client. Default: The location
of the "runclient.sh" script.