There are features in software which you learn to estimate just the very moment you understand why they are there. By now, running nagios internally for monitoring the availability of server hardware and processes, we used to have disabled a feature named flap detection which, to cut things short, does „recognize“ whenever a service seems to change its state too quickly (in other words, is „flapping“). What’s the point? A
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