Linux: Monitor a Service with a Watchdog ScriptMay 18, 2010, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gene Alexander)
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"Old Unix hands already know this, but new Unix (Linux) users may be asking, 'What is a "watchdog script"?' Basically it is a bash or other script that is run via cron periodically to check on a persistent service. The watchdog script takes actions based on the state of the service it monitors.
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