In Chapter 4, Managing Tasks Asynchronously, we discussed how to use the Reactor system to file incidents in the
PagerDuty service in response to events. Our example also made use of the
disk.status monitoring state.
Let's go back to inotify for a moment. Say that you're using the
/etc/hosts file to manage local DNS lookups. You may have some software that manages this file for you, perhaps automatically adding entries as necessary; you want to be notified via e-mail when this happens.
First off, the Minion needs to be properly configured...