DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the acgvision-agent command.
acgvision-agent starts the acgvision client program.
ACGVision is a client/server monitoring system. It is made of 4 parts :
-acgvision-core is the server. It servs jobs to agents, computes informations to diplay on the console and sends email about events.
-acgvision-agent is the client. It monitors system activity.
-acgvision-console which is a Joomla pluggin displaying repports about activity and allowing selecting monitoring job to apply to each agents.
-acgvision-parameter is the GUI to help to make jobs and create templates (services) to use on acgvision.
ACGVISION AGENT DESCRIPTION
Acgvision-agent is the client used by ACGVision to monitor system activity. It comes by default with abilities to monitor CPU activity, memory, filesystem free space, processes. It needs to be setup from the server acgvision.
Once the acgvision-agent starts it asks to the server what to monitor, which commands to execute and when to execute them. Once it executes a command. It checks the result and compares it to event values. If the value corresponds to the criterias it sends an event to the core which will email it to the host owner and followers. The event will also be display on the web console.
It communicates to the server using SOAP using http or https. The agent has the abilities to repport events and execute scripts on failure. It is also compatible with most of nagios' scripts.