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How can I set up Nagios to monitor the health of SQL Server (SQL Agent) backups?

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Check out nagios exchange.

The plug-in check_mssql_health will probably do what you want. i.e. database-backup-age

Otherwise it's up to you to write your own probe, which shouldn't be too hard.

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