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How to pass your own -H flag to a nagios plugin?

Looking here on the nagios docs I see that it's standard practice to pass a hostaddress macro to your commands with the -H flag. What if your command already has a -H flag however? It's not clear to ...
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Passing arguments to nagios plugin

I've installed my first plugin on a Nagios server, but am having trouble getting the arguments right. I've tried some things with $ARG1$ but am essentially just flopping around. One complication, ...
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Nagios plugin check_hwinfo not working

I am using Nagios to monitor Windows hosts. I am using Nagios 3.5 running on a Centos 7 server. The following packages have been installed from the official repositories and from the EPEL repository: ...
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Nagios Configuration error: “Unexpected token or statement in file” during Pre-flight check

I'm using Nagios 3.2.3 on CentOS 6.5. Everything during install and make went smoothly. I transferred over my conf files, made the appropriate changes, and did a pre-flight test against my nagios.cfg ...
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NRPE (Winrpe) Powershell Command - Unable to read output in Nagios

I'm trying to run an Powershell script from NRPE.cfg and get the output in Nagios. When i run the script on the local (Windows) server, everything is just fine. But when i put it in the NRPE.cfg en ...
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Monitor Linux services with Nagios 4 [closed]

I'm trying to monitor a few RHEL7 services via Nagios. I'd like to monitor if the services are running or stopped and receive an alert when stopped. I haven't any out of the box option with Nagios 4 ...
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Could not read host and service status information

Whoops! Error: Could not read host and service status information! I got this error. How do i solve it? ( i see it on my website monitoring nagios) I use putty to work on my nagios and i tried to ...
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Cannot remove windows.cfg from Nagios server

In my Nagios server I have made a directory under 'Objects', called 'Stations' where I store the *.cfg files for each host I wish to monitor. I have declared this directory in nagios.cfg with ...
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Apache and LDAP Authentication

We are using Apache mod_authnz_ldap to authenticate users to Nagios using our LDAP Active Directory. Right now it is working with using SamAccountName. However, Nagios is using the SamAccountName as ...
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omd nagios monitoring servicestate mssql / Failed to open service

I'm trying to monitor mssql service in OMD nagios, but with no success so far. Communication port: 1433 instance name is like: MSSQL$instance Here's my check: check_command check_nt!SERVICESTATE!-l ...
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Nagios Core 3 Check_AS400

I'm monitoring several iseries LPARS with Nagios 3.5.1 running Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the .CLASS check_AS400 plugin and followed the instructions. I have a hidden file .as400 that houses the sign ...
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Nagios: how to monitor supermicro based systems

I have several older supermicro based NAS devices. Happened to be at our hosting facility today and saw that one had a disk failure. I thought that I was monitoring this via SNMP->Nagios but clearly ...
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NRPE: Unable to read output locally

I am running /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H 127.0.0.1 -c check_disk as root yet get NRPE: Unable to read output. Any help?
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Nagios 4 on Centos 7 - Old server

I am trying to install Nagios 4 on an old Pentium 4 machine running Centos 7. I have installed the OS from the x86_64 ISO provided at the website. Nagios is downloaded with wget from Sourceforge. I ...
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Nagios compilation error on Centos

I am trying to install Nagios 4 on a Centos 7 machine using the instructions found here. When I get to the compilation and input make all I get this error: make[1]: *** No rule to make target ...
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How can I monitor “primary and secondary” Cognos nodes?

We have several Content Managers in Cognos that are running: one as a primary, one as a secondary. I would like to be alerted if there isn't one node acting as primary, if the primary node changed, ...
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Nagios: check host service even if host is down

Is there a way to force nagios 3 to check a particular host's service (and notify such events) even if the host is down? The reason I ask so is that I have a service that checks if a host's IP ...
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Set different warning thresholds for Nagios on weekends

I'm using Nagios to monitor CPU usage on my servers with the check_load plugin. On weekends we have some batch jobs running and there are hardly any real users anyway, so I'd like to have the warning ...
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Nagios Notification Period Setting, Will Nagios Hold the Email?

I am sorry for getting a little lazy not to try it out, but considering it may be helpful for others too, so I ask this question. If I set Nagios notification period like: 7 am - 5 pm, Mon-Fri Once ...
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Negative values for storage size over SNMP

We ran out of space on a 5 TB volume on a Windows storage server, so we copied the data into a new 10 TB volume. Now our nagios-based monitoring is reporting data I'm not happy with. When I looked ...
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NAGIOS host availability test for host that can't be PINGed, won't talk to me, but can be traceroute'd

Part of my network estate has a fairly important dependency on a host whose availability is difficult to check. I have a number of hosts behind it, and my NAGIOS VPS provider occasionally has routing ...
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Is it possible to get host groups from nagios config to ansible?

We have already nice preconfigured nagios with hosts, host groups etc... Is it possible to get host groups from nagios to ansible? are there some plug-in/module which may allow us to do: ansible ...
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Nagios plugin **check_jstat.sh** gives me “Could not synchronize with target”

I'm checking old Nagios services errors and and I found that our JVM memory status is in critical status. Nagios status information says "Remote command execution failed: cat: /proc//status: No such ...
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Nagiographer on Debian Wheezy work partialy

I made standard installation which is Nagios3 + Nagiosgrapher on Debian 7.6. In /etc/nagios3/nagios.cfg I added: process_performance_data=1 and ...
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nagios core v4, please help me add more service checks for a single host

I am having difficulties understanding the documentation and would appreciate clarification. I have NRPE and nagios plugins installed from source on both the nagios server and its clients. Can ...
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New nagios/cacti monitoring setup, should I use a dedicated VM?

Currently we have 4 bare metal servers and one small VM server (all running centos6) and I'm looking at setting up monitoring for the Percona MySQL db server and replication slave (bare metal), as ...
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Nagios/Icinga: different passwords for each NSClient++ host

Is it possible to pass a different password to the check_nt/check_nrpe command for each windows host I have defined in my icinga configs? For example, I have 3 windows hosts define host { use ...
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Nagios Wrapper Script that Checks board [closed]

I am in need of a kind of automation script or program run in the Linux environment that can check my Nagios board and can display results or store it's results of the Host, Service, Description, etc ...
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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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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?