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Re: Restart on if something changed?


From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: Restart on if something changed?
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 11:37:16 +0100


Here's arough sketch:

classes:
  restart = ( IsNewerThan() )


or

files:

 /file checksum=md5 define=xxx


processes:

restart||xxx::

  "process" signal=term restart "/...."

 Thu, 2006-01-26 at 09:28 -0500, PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:
> How can I tell a process to restart only if a certain file has changed?
> 
> We just changed the way our login banners are supposed to occur.
> Before, they appeared prior to login, so I could just use the 
> sshd_config file and specify an banner in the file.  Now, I need 
> to present the banner after login.  In order to do this, I need to 
> restart sshd.  But, I don't want to restart sshd during the 
> middle of the day or when the sshd_config file hasn't changed.
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
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