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Old 01-29-2014
Need script to monitor pid.

Need Cron script to monitor the process. if its down, it should alert with an email.
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Old 01-29-2014
What have you tried?

The usual way to monitor a process is to store its PID in a file when you run it. Then it's as easy as ps `cat pidfile` >/dev/null || echo "process down"

This avoids ps | grep | grep | sed | cut | awk | kitchen | sink solutions.
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