Provided by: inn_1.7.2debian-30_i386
innwatch - monitor innd.
innwatch [ -l logfile ] [ -t seconds ]
Innwatch is normally started by /etc/news/boot. It periodically —
every (600) seconds — examines the load average, and the number of free
blocks and inodes on the spool partition, as described by its control
If the load gets too high, or the disk gets too full, it throttles the
server. When the condition restores, it unblocks the server. In
addition, on each pass through the loop it will check the logfile
/var/log/news/news.crit to see if it has been modified, and send mail
to the news administrator if so.
Upon receipt of an interrupt signal (SIGINT), innwatch will report its
status in the file /var/run/innd/innwatch.status.
-l To specify a log file to watch, other than the default of
news.crit, use the ‘‘-l’’ flag.
-t To change the period between check from the default, use the
Written by Mike Cooper <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with modifications by
<email@example.com>, Steve Groom <stevo@elroy.Jpl.Nasa.Gov> and
Christophe Wolfhugel <firstname.lastname@example.org>. This is revision 1.2, dated
ctlinnd(8), innwatch.ctl(5), shlock(1).