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Nagios monitoring localhost through NRPE

I set up Nagios with NRPE plugin and NRPE servers on the target nodes, and I want Nagios to be able to monitor its own box as well as part of the process. Interestingly enough the Nagios 4 book ...
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Server and Network Monitoring with stylish UI [on hold]

I know monitoring solutions like Zabbix, Nagios, PRTG, Munin and so on. They all do a great job in monitoring services and devices but I think their frontend is just ugly. I wonder whether there are ...
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Multiple monitoring machines for the same hosts

I'm fairly new to monitoring and am currently trying to setup a monitoring solution for our network infrastructure. Our hardware is pretty old and can therefore fail at any time. We have taken ...
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Nagios - check_ntp_time - Offset Unknown

I have a local NTP server running on the subnet to keep other subnet nodes in sync, without every node syncing with upstream servers. But, while implementing the check_ntp_time plugin for Nagios I am ...
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Monitoring PSUs with local IPMI and Nagios

I'd like to use Nagios to monitor the redundant PSUs in my servers (running Debian Wheezy). I've run the sensors-detect script in the lm-sensors package, and the only thing it can find is Driver ...
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NSClient seems to be ignoring allow_nasty_meta_chars setting

I am trying to detect an eventlog entry on a server, so am trying to use the CheckEventLog command: ./check_nrpe -H hostname -c CheckEventLog -a MaxWarn=1 MaxCrit=1 "filter=generated gt -3d AND id=23 ...
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Send Nagios alerts to SCOM [duplicate]

Does anybody know a good solution to send Nagios alerts to SCOM? We monitor our linux environment with Nagios but would like to forward our critical alerts to SCOM.
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Integrating Nagios with a ticketing system/incident mnagement system

Is there a free ticketing system/incident management system which will help me in achieving the following? 1) If a service goes down then Nagios alerts the on-duty staff and pushes the status to some ...
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nagios contact groups to check_mk

I have Nagios installed with traditional configuration files. I have created some contact groups and assigned them to hosts. For web UI I'm using check_mk. And here's the question: Check_mk supports ...
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Use Nagios hostgroups in check_cluster --service check?

Is there a way to use hostgroups within a check_cluster --service check? I've only seen examples that list out each host in the cluster individually like this: define service{ ... ...
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Redundant monitoring with Nagios

I am working with Nagios 4.0.7 on two servers to monitor my network. Recently I developed the third one in order to have more redundancy so I start reading information about failover redundancy mostly ...
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Nagios CHECK_NRPE: Error receiving data from daemon. RHEL 6

So I'm trying to set up a Nagios check_load service on a Red Hat server. I followed the documentation from Red Hat to install the NRPE client: ...
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Nagios: Specify a contact group for a whole host group?

I'm migrating a config from a very old version of Nagios (1.5 something I think) to Nagios 3.5.1. The config I'm moving has contact groups specified for the host groups. The new Nagios says Error: ...
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Is it reasonable to use Nagios to check that a service is NOT available?

Suppose I have a server with a private interface and a public interface. Public might have things like HTTP(S) servers, private might have MySQL and SSH. Obviously Nagios is useful to check that the ...
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check_mysql_query cannot connect to mysql, but works from the command line

I have Nagios 3 running on Debian Wheezy. I am able to run the query the following query from the command line. The credentials for the mysql db are stored in ~nagios/.my.cnf nagios@intranet:~$ ...
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Allowing nagios plugin check_dhcp to work without setuid root

Nagios has a plugin, check_dhcp, that does exactly what you'd think. It's widely suggested to install it setuid root, because it uses SO_BINDTODEVICE, which usually only root can do. Of course a ...
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On call schedule rotation nagios 4

I have a monitoring platform installed under a RHEL 6.5 OS in a virtual machine (VMWare EsXi 5.1) consisting of nagios 4.0.7, mrtg 2.17.4 and cacti 0.8.8b. I was upgrading my contacts.cfg file and my ...
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check_http!--ssl actually checks http

When monitoring the SSL service on a host that runs HTTPS but not HTTP, Icinga warns about a 403 Forbidden return code. But that warning is for HTTP, not HTTPS. Manually running the check_http ...
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Nagios Schedule a Check on Command Line

I use Nagios Core 3.5.1. In order to skip the HTTP authentication (guest user without password could also be tedious), I turn off the Nagios authentication based on this article. (even though turning ...
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How to monitor primary and backup nodes

Currently we are running Nagios 3 on Linux which monitors Node-A (Primary) . As part of a new requirement (Geo-cluster support), we introduced a Backup Node (Node-B) for above primary node so that ...
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Nagios plugin check_snmp_int does not match regular expression

I am using nagios plugin check_snmp_int with -n switch. Help show: -n, --name=NAME Name in description OID (eth0, ppp0 ...). This is treated as a regexp : -n eth will match eth0,eth1,... ...
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icinga nrpe executes locally instead of server

I am very new to icinga. In fact I finished setting it up today. I am trying to monitor a bunch of stuff on my nrpe machines. I set up my services in /etc/icinga/objects/my.server.com.cfg and ...
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Nagios 3.5 can't send notification email despite nagios logs ok / centos6

I spent hours trying to make nagios send email notification. my contact configuration is quite simple : I juste have one : nagiosadmin, and he is the default contact. In /var/log/nagios.log, nagios ...
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icinga-web not updating icinga status properly

I have a problem similar to this one... if you look at the photo there, you'll see that the icinga server is marked as down. I checked everything according to the answer given there, but it has ...
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Truncating return data as it is bigger then NRPE allows

I'm using latest NSCLIENT on a Win Server 2012, and see: Truncating return data as it is bigger then NRPE allows in the log file. How can I fix this?
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Overriding Nagios hostgroup service with host service

I currently am experimenting with defining a set of services to all hosts in a hostgroup, this is working fine. My issue is that I then want to be able to override these service definitions which ...
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Nagios check fails: UWSGI CRITICAL: could not connect() to workers Operation now in progress

All seems to be installed and work as it should (site/server is running) but keep getting this error: UWSGI CRITICAL: could not connect() to workers Operation now in progress when running: uwsgi ...
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Why isn't snmptt translating this trap?

I have a device that is sending snmp v1 traps and snmptt cannot translate them. To grab a copy of the trap, I stopped the snmptt service, and copied the trap to /tmp. The OID I'm trying to trigger ...
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Orthogonally defining services and contacts for a host/hostgroup?

I'm trying to turn our Icinga spaghetti into something more manageable and less repetitive. So far features like templates, object inheritance, multiple inheritance, hostgroups, servicegroups, etc ...
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How to test nagios send_nsca with netcat

I am trying to write a unit test of send_nsca using nc but it is failing. I want to start nc to listen to the nsca port and then use send_ncsa to send a message to that port. In one terminal I am ...
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Custom nagios command, append $HOSTADDRESS$

I'm very new to nagios, and trying to get a custom command to bend to my will. I have looked through various examples, and can't find anyone appending the $HOSTADDRESS$ macro, so maybe I have to go ...
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'check_tomcat.pl' plugin returning CRITICAL: /manager/status?XML=true HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I'm trying to use this plugin, check_tomcat.pl but it doesn't seem to be configured correctly. Keeps returning the error: CRITICAL: ...
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Nagios check_snmp (New Response) CRITICAL 7

I have got a new critical figure / output as 7 SNMP CRITICAL - *7* What does above 7 refer to?
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Nagios sends out emails with Attachments

I use NSCLIENT to run a custom powershell script that echos a few lines of text. From what I noticed, after echoing more than 2 lines, the alerts received via email from Nagios have the body empty and ...
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CheckMK template does not show up

I following this checkmk guide to monitor disk parameters: http://dev.vemarsas.it/documents/32 I restarted the nagios multiple times and rescanned the hosts. Any idea why?
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Setting downtimes in Nagios/Icinga via SCCM

At our company we have quite a lot of Windows 2012/2008 servers which are updated automatically (and sometimes rebooted) via SCCM. All our servers are monitored via Icinga/Nagios. If the servers are ...
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“CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds” HTTPS / SSL

I have configured NAGIOS server on IP address AA.BB.CC.DD (Linux Fedora 20), and Monitoring the host with IP address LL.MM.NN.OO (Linux Fedora 20). I have configured NRPE to run on port # 15666 ...
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Nagios external commands getting processed intermittently

I have a script that runs every 10 mins that updates the Host Comments field in Nagios. There are about 600 hosts and I am seeing some issues. The script deletes the previous comments and adds new ...
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Icinga Performance issue when using many service groups

We have an Icinga installation with more than 3k active service checks. Performance is acceptable. We're already using the use_large_installation_tweaks option. We have now started to build a ...
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Debug a Nagios NRPE command

My nagios fail with fail2ban service. Whith an other command it's Ok: nagios@server:/usr/lib/nagios/plugins$ /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_nrpe -H 127.0.0.1 -c "check_load" OK - load ...
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Nagios change threshold values

I'm using nagios checkmk 1.2.2 to monitor some hosts. How can I adjust specific smart values per host so they won't create a critical alert? For example: CRIT - Reallocated sectors: 2CRIT I only ...
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Adding services to NagiosXI

I am trying to configure nagiosgraph-1.5.1 in NagiosXI installed on RHEL6.1. I have followed this guide and everything worked fine till some point. Under the subheading "Adding Service to ...
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Nagios, Is it possible to monitor file modification?

I'm trying to monitor file modification of /etc/passwd, is it possible to do that with Nagios? I'm not looking for file modification time, but for file changed or not... Do you know any way to do it ...
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Nagios check for wuauserv on Windows Server 2008+

From Windows Server 2008+, wuauserv is no longer a service that's ran all of the time and is instead ran as a scheduled task. I'm not sure of the exact behavior of how the scheduled task is created as ...
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Checking disk space for tmpfs Nagios

Here is the result of df on my target computer ~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vgsys-lvroot 11G 5.4G 5.0G ...
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Why isn't nrpe 'check_procs' finding my Passenger process?

I'm trying to use check_procs from NRPE to find out whether Passenger is running on my server. It loads from httpd but appears separately. 32135 ? Sl 0:09 Passenger RackApp: ...
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Nagios: turn off service checks/display on down hosts

I want to to tweak nagios in such a way that all checking stops (with services not displayed, or displayed as unknown) for any down node. Said differently I only want to see one alert for a down host ...
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It appears as though you do not have permission to view information for any of the hosts you requested

I am getting the above error whilw logged in as nagios admin user. I am copying the file objects.cache and status.dat from remote server to get the updated to this machine,I am logging in as ...
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Puppet: Nagios with regex node names

I am configuring a puppet master and want to rely heavily on hiera. Many of my systems will be almost identical due to being scalable. I have therefore created node manifests which use regex rather ...
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Monit send alert to nagios NSCA

I want to monitor a web with monit check host function and if the site is down then alert it to nagios nsca so it sends the info to nagios and nagios marks it as status OK or host down for example. ...