Spong 2.8.0 beta2 review

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Spong is a simple systems and network monitoring package

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Stephen L Johnson
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Spong is a simple systems and network monitoring package. It does not compete with Tivoli, OpenView, UniCenter, or any other commercial packages.

It is not SNMP based, it communcates via simple TCP based messages. It is written in Perl. It can currently run on every major Unix and Unix-like operating systems.

Here are some key features of "Spong":
client based monitoring (CPU, disk, processes, logs, etc.)
monitoring of network services (smtp, http, ping, pop, dns, etc.)
grouping of hosts (routers, servers, workstations, PCs)
rules based messaging when problems occur
configurable on a host by host basis
results displayed via text or web based interface
history of problems
verbose information to help diagnosis problems
modular programs to makes it easy to add or replace check functions or features
Big Brother BBSERVER emulation to allow Big Brother Clients to be used

What's New in This Release:
Many new plugins and bugfixes were added.

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