disk space email alert

[ $(df / | perl -nle '/([0-9]+)%/ && print $1') -gt 90 ] && df -hP | mutt -s "Disk Space Alert -- $(hostname)" admin@example.com
put it in crontab to get an alert when / is over 89% utilization.

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By: syssyphus
2009-10-15 21:11:54

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If you use: df -hP | column -t for the second df command, your emailed output will me more readable. Works on RHEL 5 and Fedora 11.
SuperFly · 453 weeks ago
when i do that, it puts the string "on" wayyyyyyyyy out to the right. I guess i could remove that word or something. df -hP | column -t Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
syssyphus · 452 weeks and 6 days ago

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