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EDDIE-Tool 0.35 has just been released. http://eddie-tool.net/
What is it ? The EDDIE-Tool is an intelligent UNIX monitoring agent written entirely in Python. It provides system, network and security monitoring features, with an extensive configuration facility for defining customized monitoring and data collection rules.
What is new ? This version has been a long time coming but check out all the added features, including support for two new platforms. * FreeBSD support; * Microsoft Windows support; * Solaris 10 support; * Better support for Linux kernel 2.6; * SMTP response time monitoring; * FILE directive can show diffs when monitored files are modified; * Disk/filesystem throughput measuring on Solaris; * Many more enhancements and bugfixes - see http://eddie-tool.net/ doc/CHANGES
Why is it interesting to Python users ? Besides system and network administrators, Python users may find EDDIE-Tool interesting as it is an example of a threaded, multi-platform software package, providing easy access to system statistics and using Python's power to offer a dynamic and programmable rules engine.
- -- Chris Miles http://chrismiles.info/