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check_postgres_checkpoint plugin error

I am using the check_postgres.pl plugin for Nagios. I am trying to monitor how long since the last checkpoint has been run using the check_postgres_checkpoint option. When I run the command from CLI ...
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Nagios command not transmitting all arguments

I'm using the following service to monitor our postgres db from nagios: define service{ use test-service ; Name of servi$ host_name ...
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How can I make Status Information for Nagios services easier to read?

I'm running Nagios in an environment with several servers, each with several services on them. There are a few custom checks, but it's nice to use existing checks if possible. I'm using NRPE plugin ...
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Using the CheckEventLog module of NSClient++, how do I properly filter in two different eventTypes?

I'm having an odd amount of trouble deducing the proper syntax to "filter=in" two eventTypes, warning and error. The line I am using is as follows: CheckEventLog -a truncate=1023 MaxWarn=1 MaxCrit=1 ...
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Nagios check_nt plugin is not showing status properly

I have installed nagios3 on ubuntu server with NSClient installed on windows servers. The nagios server is getting the information from windows server properly but the status of server is showing ...
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NSClient++ authentication problem with nagios3

I have installed & configured NSClient++ in windows xp host and set the default password to test which will be there in C:\Program Files\NSClient++\NSC.ini. The nagios is showing windows ...
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Interpreting Nagios check_disk output

The following command on Nagios's default "check_disk" command gives the following output: # ./check_disk -w 20% -c 10% -p / --units=MB DISK OK - free space: / 17887 MB (47% inode=93%);| ...
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Is there a possibility to monitor https sites in nagios over a proxy?

i have a little question about the nagios tool: Is there a possibility to monitor https sites in nagios over a proxy? Which means i want to monitor whether my proxy can reach some https ressources in ...
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Nagios NTP, discarding peer

We're using nagios *check_ntp_time* for monitoring time on our servers. Unfortunately the service is flapping. And reporting a lot of false-positives. It happens everytime for random server in random ...
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SELinux prevents Nagios plugins from running on RHEL6

After installing Nagios NRPE & Nagios Plugins, I'm getting the following entry in my rsyslog: May 13 14:01:30 wcmisdlin02 kernel: type=1400 audit(1305309690.482:2334): avc: denied { getattr } ...
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does Nagios monitor more server on different ip?

Some days ago i've installed a nagios' instance on my server, looking if nagios was the right application for my needs. Sincelery i think Nagios is a powerful and scalable monitoring application, ...
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How can I use nagios to monitor ssh tunnels?

I have a server that is used a middleman for a bunch of reverse ssh tunnels. I want to use nagios on that server to monitor that all of those ssh tunnels are up. Essentially I want to do the nagios ...
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Need to have illegal characters in Nagios SERVICEOUTPUT and LONGSERVICEOUTPUT

I have a Nagios check_log style perl script that is called via check_by_ssh. The log file entries can contain characters like '>' and '$', which are dangerous and not allowed in SERVICEOUTPUT or ...
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How to check status of one port on remote host using NSClient++?

I know I could check for telnet on a known IP using other programs like: nmap -A 192.168.0.1/32 -p 23 Or, look for open ports from 20 to 30 on host.example.com: nc -z host.example.com 20-30 I ...
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Monitoring over Time with Nagios: How?

Nagios in its standard usage monitors with point-in-time checks: either something is - or is not - true. Other tools like SGI's PCP, HP's MeasureWare, and SEC provide monitoring over time - ...
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Guide about NagiosGrapher on Debian?

I have Nagios 3 on Debian Lenny up and running, but trying to install the NagiosGrapher plugin has proven to be frustrating to say the least - the plugin doesn't work by itself, there seems to be ...
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How to use nagios to monitor a printer

I have network based printers, and I was wondering, as all network printers with SNMP able to give up information such as if they need ink, or toners or just their general status. I'm not the ...
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Nagios Check_hpjd giving me problems!

When I run the following [root@host plugins]# ./check_hpjd -H printer1.mydomain.com : Timeout from host printer1.mydomain.com I have Net-snmp installed on my system, I noted that i didn't ...
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Cannot get check_uptime plugin for Nagios to work. Unknown status?

Hoping you guys might be able to spot what i'm missing here. I'm not able to get a simple check_uptime plugin to work in Nagios. When I invoke help for the plugin using: ...
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Nagios configuration that only notifies 1x down and then only notifies the recovery

Currently I have Nagios up and running and it notifies me by email of events. I would like to know the configuration change that I have to make, so that I will only be notified 1 time of a server ...
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What is the recommended nagios plugin to use to monitor a router with a public ip?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router that is running openwrt. I have a primary internet connection and a secondary connection which works as a failover connection when our primary link goes down. Both ...
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If a Nagios script takes keyword instead of positional arguments, how would you setup Nagios for it?

# FROM THE COMMAND LINE THIS WORKS (note the arguments to "-a"): ./check_nrpe -p 12490 -H 10.246.107.167 -t 120 -c simple_add2 -a 4 56 ## because NSC.INI has this: simple_add2=perl ...
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What exactly is “check_nrpe_1arg”?

I see in a lot of the Nagios documentation references to check_nrpe_1arg. Can anyone explain exactly what this is, or does? I see nothing in the Nagios documentation, or anywhere else on the web, ...
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Simplest way to add http checks to Nagios

Is there a simple way to add a custom command to the host config section in Nagios? I have several web servers running on various ports and hosts, and it seems tedious to have to create a hostgroup, ...
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Why isn't Centreon graphing all the series?

I am using Centreon with Nagios, and one of our plugins returns the following performance data: 0000 : memory OK | memory-slab-cache=32636928(octets); memory-swap-cache=827392(octets); ...
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View Centreon graph data

Is there a way to view the data that Centreon uses to build graphs, from within the Centreon web interface? We have some gaps in some of our graphs, and I would like to see if it is a problem with ...
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Displaying Nagios on a 52" 1080p screen

I'm using a 52" 1080p LCD screen to monitor Nagios, positioned where most of the users can see it. Using the default Nagios web view sort of sucks, since you need to increase the text size a decent ...
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Nagios: Any point in monitoring /proc/sys/fs/inode-nr when also using inode monitoring in check_disk

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. ...
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How to use nagios' check_ldap?

I'm having a spot of trouble with check_ldap. my command is: ./check_ldap -H myhost.com -b o=ABC,c=D -p 1234 I'm getting the error: "could not search/find object classes in o=ABC,c=D" Any ...
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Monitoring /proc/sys/fs/inode-nr

As part of a general overhaul of some Nagios scripts, I am adding parameters to the scripts so that the thresholds can be determined on a machine-by-machine basis. As an example, we are specifying ...
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nagios & nagiosgrapher & check_disk -A

I check most Host(group)s with check_disk -A .... Because of the fact that i have many machines with many different mounted filesystem, i do not want to make extra checks for every mounted drive. Now ...
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Installing check_logfiles Nagios plugin [on hold]

i want to install the check_logfiles Nagios plugin. The installation step says that After unpacking the tar-archive you have to call ./configure. With ./configure --help you can show the options ...