hobbitd_history is a worker module for hobbitd, and as such it is normally
run via the
program. It receives hobbitd status-change messages from the "stachg"
channel via stdin, and uses these to update the history logfiles in a manner
that is compatible with the standard Big Brother daemon, bbd.
The directory for the history files. If not specified, the
directory given by the BBHIST environment is used.
The directory for the historical status-logs. If not specified, the
directory given by the BBHISTLOGS environment is used.
Enable debugging output.
This environment variable controls if the $BBHIST/allevents
logfile is updated. This file is used by the event-log display on the
BB2 html page. If you do not use this, you can disable it by setting
This environment variable controls if the $BBHIST/HOSTNAME
logfile is updated. This file holds a list of all status changes seen
for a single host, but is not used by any of the standard Xymon
tools. If you do not want to save this, you can disable it by setting
This environment variable controls if the historical
status-logs are saved whenever a status change occurs. These logfiles
are stored in the $BBHISTLOGS directory, and are used for the detailed
log-display of a status from the Xymon "History" page. If you
do not want to save these, you can disable it by setting SAVESTATUSLOG=FALSE.
This module does not rely on any configuration files.