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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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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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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: 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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1answer
58 views

How to use nagios to monitor Zookeeper nodes

Sorry this may be a basic question, but I am new to both nagios, and zookeeper. My company has an application that uses zookeeper to track job status, by creating/destroying nodes. I need to be able ...
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1answer
68 views

Notify when some grouped services fail in Nagios [duplicate]

I have three DNS services, each on different hosts configured in Nagios. Each service notifies me whenever it is failing (DNS on host A down). Is it possible to configure Nagios so that I'm only ...
1
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1answer
47 views

Time period in Nagios - First weekday after EOM?

I'm trying to set up a custom time period for some of my Nagios notifications. I need to execute checks for the first weekday after EOM. This would meet the following criteria: day of month >1, ...
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2answers
156 views

Delaying a Nagios/Icinga check

When monitoring the healthy of a server, some faults or warnings are immediately urgent but others only matter if they persist. I'm thinking of things like: Some software needs to be updated Time ...
1
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1answer
64 views

Testing IPsec with Nagios / Icinga?

Several of my Windows servers are running IPsec. There are a small handful that have problems when rebooting with the IPsec services not coming up. As a result I'd like to set up a monitoring check ...
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26 views

What's the best monitoring program for my server stack? [duplicate]

Basics I know, I know, this is kind of a duplicate, but not really, I'll show you why. I'm currently building an application that I'm scaling out over more servers, and while that's enough of a fun ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Configuring Nagios event_handler for different checks levels of a service without overlap

Running Nagios Core 4.0.2 and using latest NRPE on clients. We have 3 service definitions to check one piece of software at different levels each minute: Open TCP port check Process is running ...
0
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1answer
80 views

Is it's possible to have SCOM interrogate Nagios to get the status information of hosts?

When I said 'like' in the subject, that was just because the English language requires that syntax! I do not like SCOM! But business requirements are almost forcing me to use this as my main pane of ...
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1answer
69 views

How to exempt weekends from freshness checks in Nagios

Thank you, serverfault, for giving me the answer to how-does-an-administrator-generalize-alerting-when-an-event-doesnt-happen. Now, I only want to check the freshness of these passive services Monday ...
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2answers
217 views

Query Nagios status programmatically

I recently acquired a nice 7×11 LED display, and I want (among other stuff) display my nagios status on it. For that I need to query the status of my Nagios installation. What is the appropriate way ...
1
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1answer
138 views

Is there a way to exclude specific hosts from a Nagios hostgroup?

I have a Nagios server which includes many hostgroups. One of these hostgroups include a server which I'd like to exclude from being checked for one specific Nagios Check but I want it to keep being a ...
0
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1answer
187 views

Updated OMD and Check_MK Agent returns Null

I updated OMD to the current version using the following: omd update <site> Everything appears to update fine, but now my servers with the check_mk agent installed show (null) and I do not ...
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2answers
486 views

What's the best method to monitor an OpenVPN server?

I have an OpenVPN server machine which resides on an isolated network, a NAT rule in the company's firewall is redirecting all traffic on port 1194 (tcp) from the public IP I chose to the internal ...
0
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1answer
174 views

Nagios mysql check service definition configuration?

I'm using the Consol Labs MySQL Health Check plugin to monitor my MySQL database. I'd like to change the warning and critical thresholds for the threads connected parameter, but have forgotten how. ...
2
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1answer
57 views

Monitoring virtual host on ESX5 with Nagios [duplicate]

My question is how to monitor with Nagios, the performance and availiability (machine stopped) of several virtual hosts running in a ESX. All plugins I've found are for 3.x API, running commands or ...
1
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2answers
92 views

Monitor one host from two Nagios instances

I have two Nagios (monitorA and monitorB) servers in different datacenters. On both I have configured same WWW host. This works fine until there is a network problem between one Nagios host and WWW ...
1
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2answers
86 views

Should / can I call Nagios programmatically instead of waiting it to poll your status?

I understand how Nagios works in that it periodically polls the status of the system. It can for example check for existence of some files or availability of some web page each minute. But what ...
3
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2answers
500 views

How does an administrator generalize alerting when an event doesn't happen?

Often my users require me to be just as responsible for knowing if an event hasn't happened. I've always had to build custom and brittle solutions with cron'ed shell scripts and lots of date edge ...
2
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4answers
165 views

Nagios check whether at least one out of two services is OK

I have two following passive services: ServiceA, ServiceB on one machine. I would like to have a sittuation when the OK state is satisfied by following conditions: ServiceA is OK or ServiceB is OK ...
0
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2answers
210 views

Nagios - NagWin - Send notification with gmail

I would like to send Nagios notifications using my gmail account. I have already set up my hosts I want to monitor and services also. What is the most simple way to accomplish this using NagWin on a ...
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2answers
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Nagios NRPE “No Output returned from plugin“ error

So I've just started configuring Nagios in my environment and I'm getting the above error when trying to user the NRPE plugin. The host file is as follows: define { host_name servername ...
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3answers
107 views

nrpe check_load results in unknown error?

I'm using the nagios check_load plugin. I have the following line in my /etc/nagios/nrpe.cfg command[check_load]=/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_load -w $ARG1$ -c $ARG2$ And on my icinga server in ...
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1answer
77 views

Generating reports from Nagios [closed]

Are there any good plugins for generating reports from Nagios like CPU, Memory usage over a month and so on. I am already using Nagiosgraph. Any way export the data for month, year and so on?
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2answers
216 views

Nagios plugin to monitor health of FreeSWITCH?

Is there a Nagios plugin to monitor the health of a FreeSWITCH server? It could either be on the server side or installed on the client. The Nagios Exchange doesn't show any results for a search of ...
1
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1answer
226 views

How to make a persistent acknowledgment in Icinga/Nagios?

I am using Icinga (Nagios fork) to also monitor uptime of external hosts and services. Currently when looking at the "Critical" count I find it difficult to decide if an internal service is affected ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Nagios notification mail after that a service failed for more than N minutes

like in the title I would like to receive the alert from nagios only if a service keep failing for more than 10 minutes in a row. Which macro or parameters I've to change? I am on debian 6 and my ...
1
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1answer
172 views

Simple monitoring solution for a single server [closed]

I have a little experience with server monitoring products from my previous job (mainly Nagios), but never had the chance to set up a monitoring scheme from scratch. Every time there was a number of ...
0
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1answer
510 views

Checking Postfix queue size with Nagios

I need to check the number of mails in active queue on various Postfix installations, as a Nagios alert. My first idea is to write a small Nagios plugin that SSHs to the Postfix server and read the ...
1
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2answers
397 views

Nagios admin doesn't have permission

I have installed and configured nagios on CentOS using yum I get "It appears as though you do not have permission to view information for any of the hosts you requested..." on the web interface. I ...
0
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1answer
75 views

how can execute nagios commands from command line in linux

I am using nagios o centos server and i only want to monitor the localhost only. I have defined my service like this define service{ host_name localhost service_description Site1Service ...
2
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3answers
1k views

What is a check_mk sticky comment when acknowledging a host/service?

I wanted to attach a comment to a system that is being monitored with Nagios. I prefer using check_mk as GUI. Now I stumbled across this: I can set a comment as sticky and/or persistent. So I asked ...
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90 views

how to monitor multiple systems in nagios [closed]

I am very new to nagios 3.4.4. I was able to set up and monitor the localhost machine. I tired to copy the localhost config to create a new host, which didnt work. Is there a place where i can find ...
2
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1answer
105 views

Setting an alarm until acknowledgment (Nagios\Icinga)

I am SNMP polling a router and checking the amount of errors on an interface. Since SNMP counters can not be cleared on the device I am storing the last value received in a temp file. If there is an ...
0
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3answers
300 views

Getting alerts from remote Icinga/Nagios instance

I have an Icinga server (which is basically a fork of Nagios) at one of my clients' sites. I access the server via ssh and don't have access to other ports. Since there are a couple of things that ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Custom Nagios script not firing

Recently we've been experiencing a lot of spam hitting our servers causing apache to topple over. To tackle this we've installed nagios to notify us/run some restart commands if the issue arises. ...
1
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2answers
278 views

nagios servicedependency wildcard not expanding

to reach customer-es-prd-dobb1, the packets must traverse a (client based) vpn via the host "cust-client-vpn". The intermediary host has a check named "customer-prod-vpn" which monitors the health of ...
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3answers
194 views

Nagios 'exclude' directive does not exclude timeframes

I tried to set up my nagios install to check the availability of a SMTP service outside its backup hours. Unfortunately, it seems to be ignoring this configuration: # a timeperiod to check only ...
0
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1answer
99 views

Nagios has stopped sending notifications

Our Nagios server has stopped sending email notifications. If I run the notify-by-host or notify-by-service commands directly, I get email, and everything works as I expect. When a notification is ...
1
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1answer
74 views

Exec when service is ok with monit

I need to run a shell script if a service is ok with monit, to link to my other monitoring system (nagios). Basically what I need to achieve is to make monit send an alert when a service was ...
0
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2answers
134 views

Nagios and Switches NOOB

I need some help, I want to monitor the DGS-1024D which is a business grade d-link switch. I have no current way of knowing if any of these have IP addresses on the switch or if there is away to ...
1
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1answer
428 views

Nagios: Send Escalation Alert if issue is Acknowledged but not Recovered (OK State)

I think I know the answer (not possible) - but want to see if anyone has a clever idea or perhaps I'm just wrong about the issue. Goal We want our shift managers to be notified of service outages ...
0
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1answer
182 views

Can Nagios be configured to re-send recovery notifications periodically?

I have an environment where I centrally monitor with Nagios a number of customer environments. The idea here is not to fully manage these environments, but rather let the environment be largely ...
0
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0answers
910 views

Nagios NRPE: Command 'check_procs' not defined but works when run manually

I know there are a lot of other similar posts, however none of them have fixes for my problem. I have Nagios Core 3.2.0 running on a 64bit Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server. I am trying to check if the ...
1
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5answers
116 views

Random server in the nagios service

I have a cluster of N nodes which contains some distributed information. The query i want to monitor with nagios make sense to execute only on one node of the cluster (any). But i don't want to ...
0
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1answer
170 views

Beginner trying to install nagios plugin.

I have setup Nagios following the quickstart guide and have managed to get a few servers monitored. good. Now, Nagios plugins are new to me and as a result I have no idea what I need to do to get ...
3
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1answer
224 views

Monitor worker process with nagios

I am working on setting up Nagios monitoring. I was able to setup and monitor the system processes. Now, I am working on setting up monitoring for custom running processes. We are having python ...