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We are using the standard Nagios check_disk plugin which has the ability to monitor the inode usage on a system.

We also have an in-house plugin which checks the data in /proc/sys/fs/inode-nr.

Because the standard Nagios plugin is configured to monitor inode usage, is there any additional benefit in monitoring /proc/sys/fs/inode-nr too?



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Since they are both effectively monitoring the same thing, I don't see much point in that.

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