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nixCraft: Monitor and Restart Apache or Lighttpd Webserver When Daemon is Killed

Nov 25, 2006, 09:00 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"When you cannot monitor your server for service availability, it is better to take help of automated monitor and restart utility. Last 4 days I was away from my server as I was enjoying my vacation. During this time due to load my lighttpd webserver died but it was restarted automatically within 2 minutes. I had utility configured for monitoring services on a Linux system called monit. It offers all features you ever needed for system monitoring and perform error recovery for UNIX like system..."

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