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Is it possible to have an entry for a service in monit where

  • the service is not started on system startup and on monit startup
  • and monit displays it's status
  • and only starts or stops it, when I press the start or stop button in the http interface?
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You want monit to check the service in manual mode. Take a look at the keyword mode (hint: manual) in the monit man page, section THE RUN CONTROL FILE.

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i wonder if you can help out with my latest monit question also? serverfault.com/questions/121638/… –  user12096 Mar 11 '10 at 20:03
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