Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 493060
monitoring email, Subject: RHN Monitoring Scout started
Last modified: 2010-10-28 10:55:36 EDT
Description of problem:
apparently this is a bug =) I had no idea.
Subject: RHN Monitoring Scout started
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 12:16:57 -0400
Monitoring Scout configuration successful on grandprix.rhndev.redhat.com
<< Sent by /usr/bin/npBootstrap.pl line 116 on host grandprix.rhndev.redhat.com (MAC 00:16:3E:52:D4:EA). >>
users should NOT receive this email
This is not a bug, I get these in 4.x and 5.x Monitoring.
Who said it was a bug? :)
I did. this email is annoying and largely useless. Why should one of the many services spam the admin every time it starts!?
I agree with Mike and so does a customer next to whom I am sitting.
I done it in spacwalk in commit 8b5b5c0e4fff24c28aae8687d2d45bbaf7d9655d.
However I do not recommend it to backport to 530 (it have some requirements which are not in 530). Leaving for next release.
Now is new option notify_scout_start available in file /etc/rhn/cluster.ini. It is by default set to 0, which means: do not send email on successfull scout start. When set to 1, old behavior is restored, i.e. email is sent.
If Scout fails to start email is sent no matter what value is set.
Present on Satellite-5.4.0-RHEL5-re20100910.2
1. enable monitoring
2. rhn-satellite restart
3. see mail
sat530: 'RHN Monitoring Scout started'
sat540: no mail about scout starting
verified with Satellite-5.4.0-RHEL5-re20100910.2
I followed the test scenario from Comment#8 and I received no email notifying start of monitoring scout.
STAGE VALIDATED on Satellite-5.4.0-RHEL5-re20101025.0
The 5.4.0 RHN Satellite and RHN Proxy release has occurred. This issue has been resolved with this release.
RHEA-2010:0801 - RHN Satellite Server 5.4.0 Upgrade
RHEA-2010:0803 - RHN Tools enhancement update
RHEA-2010:0802 - RHN Proxy Server 5.4.0 bug fix update
RHEA-2010:0800 - RHN Satellite Server 5.4.0
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