Unix Rules AGU

Unix servers often run your most critical applications. Why? Because of the stability that Unix offers…

But let’s be honest. Unix is complicated. The stability Unix provides exists because the underlying operating system is far more complex.

Thankfully, Argent automates even the most complicated application monitoring routines.

Applications running on Unix servers are monitored using a script-based system that is both flexible and popular with Unix and Linux administrators.

Unix Rules exist for all the popular platforms, including:

  • Solaris
  • HP-UX
  • AIX
  • SCO
  • Linux

There are two types of monitoring scripts:

  • Threshold Based, Alerting Rules
  • Argent Predictor Based, Trend Analysis Rules, identified by the ‘PDT’ in the name