NAMEhobbitclient.cfg - Xymon client environment variables
DESCRIPTIONXymon programs use multiple environment variables beside the normal set of variables. For the Xymon client, the environment definitions are stored in the ~xymon/client/etc/hobbitclient.cfg file. Each line in this file is of the form NAME=VALUE and defines one environment variable NAME with the value VALUE.
SETTINGSBBDISP The IP-address used to contact the Xymon server. Default: Chosen when the Xymon client was compiled. BBDISPLAYS List of IP-adresses of Xymon servers. Data will be sent to all of the servers listed here. This setting is only used if BBDISP=0.0.0.0. BBPORT The portnumber for used to contact the Xymon server. Default: 1984. BBHOME The Xymon client top-level directory. Default: The $HOBBITCLIENTHOME setting inherited from the "runclient.sh" script which starts the Xymon client. BBCLIENTLOGS The directory for the Xymon clients' own logfiles. Default: $BBHOME/logs BBTMP Directory used for temporary files. Default: $BBHOME/tmp/ BB Full path to the bb(1) client program. Default: $BBHOME/bin/bb. Commands Many extension scripts expect a series of environment variables to point at various system utilities. These are included in the file when the client is built.
INHERITED SETTINGSSome environment variables are inherited from the "runclient.sh" script which launches the Xymon client: MACHINEDOTS The hostname of the local system. Default: Taken from "uname -n". MACHINE The hostname of the local system, with dots replaced by commas. For compatibility with Big Brother extension scripts. BBOSTYPE The operating system of the local system, in lowercase. Default: taken from "uname -s". HOBBITCLIENTHOME The top-level directory for the Xymon client. Default: The location of the "runclient.sh" script.
SEE ALSOxymon(7) HOBBITCLIENT.CFG(5)