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Change filename format for Nagios archived logs to use different date format?

I have just set up a Nagios server, and by default it keeps archives of the log messages in /var/log/nagios3/archives. However the files are named with US style date format, like ...
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UNKNOWN: No handler for that command

I have the check_task.vbs placed in C:\nsclient++\scripts on a Windows Server 2008 R2. I defined in the NSC.ini a NRPE Handler like this: [NRPE Handlers] check_task=cscript.exe //NoLogo ...
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Configure Nagios to read from SharePoint Online list

I have a SharePoint Online list with domains and the dates on which they expire. I would like to be able to configure Nagios (Centreon 2.1.6) to read the expiry date of a domain from the list and ...
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nagios check fails on nagios host but works locally

I wrote a small bash script to use with nagios to check if nrpe is running. The check works locally when run as root, but fails from the monitoring host. From the host I'm trying to monitor, I ...
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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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Network devices bandwidth monitoring and graphing with open source components? [closed]

We can use ganglia to monitor metrics on servers, but it does not seem to be an option for network gear monitoring. To monitor bandwidth of a switch, we need to either poll the port through SNMP ...
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How can I resolve “(Service check did not exit properly)” and “(null)” results with my services?

I'm using some Perl-based scripts for service checks in Nagios and I get (Service check did not exit properly) and (null) as the result in Nagios, but the script works great on the command line. I've ...
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Icinga DB Monitoring Null output

Hi I have deployed icinga monitoring solution using the blog which is here Now I want to monitor multiple DB servers which are windows DB servers. I have placed the service description for DB ...
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chef nagios monitor node outside VPC in AWS

I used the chef community cookbook to setup nagios inside a VPC in AWS. All my nodes in my chef setup are found correctly and added to nagios automatically, and the nodes that are inside the VPC with ...
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Nagios - Is it possible to create “view only” users and let them view only specific services/servers?

We have Nagios Core 3.2.1 installed and my current task is to allow non-admin users access to the Nagios UI. Is that even possible? or would i need to install some add-on?
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How can I configure icinga/nagios to alert via sms?

I know the sms gateway for my cell phone provider so I can just send an email to it. I am looking for examples of entries in contacts.cfg and commands.cfg that are mobile specific.
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How do I configure Nagios mobile / SMS alerts?

How do I send alerts from Nagios monitoring tool to mobile? Any resources or links or tutorials are fine.
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Icinga 2 vs Nagios 4 vs Shinken 2 : is there Performance Benchmarking comparison available?

I am not able to find out any link that displays the benchmarking report for the cores. We have to monitor 50,000 hosts and 30 services per host per minute host check : icmp per 5 minute service ...
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Nagios Core to monitor Cisco VPN Tunnel

I am able to see if a VPN tunnel is up using check_snmp. The OID for one of my tunnels is .1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.171.1.2.3.1.35.3002962. When the tunnel is up, no problems. The problem, is when the ...
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Windows Network Interface Monitoring - Nagios/Powershell

Function netstat { Get-WmiObject Win32_PerfFormattedData_Tcpip_NetworkInterface | where{$_.Name -eq "vmxnet3 Ethernet Adapter"} | % { 'OK | Rx-B/s= {0:0}; Tx-B/s={1:0}' -f ($_.BytesReceivedPersec), ...
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How to get check_mk BI aggregation status when tab is collapsed in tree?

Check_mk provides the script check_bi_local.py to make a nagios check from the status of the BI tool. The issue is that this only returns the elements of the view that are expanded in the tree. Is ...
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How do I add a host in icinga-web?

how do I add a host in icinga-web? Do I need to modify access.xml and rebuild the cache? Or can I have a configuration similar to icinga/nagios?
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PHP Error / Mk-livestatus in Nagvis

I have Nagios and Nagvis installed via Debian packages, but when I run Nagvis and try to get into the "General Configuration" menu I get this error Error: (0) Array to string conversion ...
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Adding custom service to nagiosgraph

I have successfully added nagiosgraph to our nagios installation. I also added a memory checker plugin, from here : http://blog.vergiss-blackjack.de/2010/04/nagios-plugin-to-check-memory-consumption/. ...
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Nagios service running, web site error: Could not read host and service status information

Nagios was upgraded from 3.5.1 to 4.0.8 I wanted to ask this in the nagios support forum, but an hour later, I do not receive a confirmation email for setting up my account... nagios seems to run OK ...
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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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File age check with event handlers in nagios

Problem I'm trying to solve: - Monitor a log file's age and if it is older than a certain threshold restart a bunch of associated services. Solution so far: - This is fairly straightforward and we ...
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SCOM 2012 - service flapping and notifications

I am trying to untangle SCOM 2012 install created by someone else and I noticed that alerts for the same monitor are being sent multiple times per hour littering my mailbox. From my previous ...
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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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NSClient++ FAIL on Windows 2008 R2 — PDHCollector.cpp(215) Failed to query performance counters

I am attempting to monitor windows server 2008 r2 x64 Enterprise with Nagios. When I test/install the nsclientI get the following error: PDHCollector.cpp(215) Failed to query performance counters: ...
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Nagios3 with check_radius.pl and check_redis.pl (conflict?)

Using Nagios3 on Ubuntu 15.04 to monitor a dozen or so CentOS, RHEL and Ubuntu hosts. Everything works just great, including the check_radius.pl plugin (3 hosts). After installing the Redis plugin ...
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How to check HTTP response code of a secured website with Nagios?

I want to create a nagios check of my secure website. All the check needs to do is login to the site with login details that I pass the script. Does anyone know of a plugin or script that will allow ...
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Add existing hosts to hostgroups in Nagios

How can I add existing Hosts to HostGroups in Nagios XI, automatically? For example, I have an existing 100+ Windows servers that I want to add to a hostgroup called "Windows".
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How to import custom korn shell script into Nagios monitor

Our company is consolidating our monitoring solutions (WUG, Cacti, Zabbix) to Nagios. I have used Zabbix for years, and am trying to understand how to get Nagios to report on applications that I have ...
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Nagios check_service.sh error redis-server unrecognized service

I have an issue withe Nagios Monitoring. I have following configuration: in commands.cfg define command{ command_name check_service.sh command_line ...
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Best practice to handle service windows for passive checks in Nagios/Icinga

With active checks, regular service windows can easily be handled using time periods and check intervals. How do you handle this for passive checks?
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How to monitor memory usage of linux server using nagios

Just installed nagios on a central machine and nrpe on 10 remote linux machines and just started monitoring them. It works great. I can get cpu load, current users, processes, mysql, etc. I can't ...
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How to set port no in host.cfg file and use it in services.cfg file in nagios

I have hostgroups.cfg file in which i have different hosts with different port no. I want to pass port no for every host to services.cfg file where i have put check_http command. As my different ...
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nagios nrpe unable to read output

I'm trying to use check_nrpe to check on a remote server, but it's not working and I can't figure out what am I missing... # /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H XXX -c check_load -a 6,5,4 8,7,6 ...
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Daemon to manage maintenance scripts

I have a bunch of "night shift scripts" to maintain a server. The problem is, the "action window", when those scripts may run is always different. Sometimes there's nothing going on for minutes and ...
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nagios check_snmp ifoperstatus not OK

I'm reading Monitoring Routers and Switches page, in particular "Monitoring SNMP Status Information" section. quote: In the example above, the "-o ifOperStatus.1" refers to the OID for the ...
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How do I override grsec?

After a reboot recently, I have a pair of servers that are now unable to monitor their disk status. Nagios reports: HP RAID Array UNKNOWN Error: No controllers detected. -/-/- (LD : []) I get the ...
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Nagios - Only Want Alert if Service Failed for 15 minutes

I read through the documentation and thought my services would alert me 15 minutes after going critical, but I am getting the emails right away. /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg command_check_interval=1 ...
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Monitor file access with ACL enabled

I would like to check that user 'robert' has read access to a file but is not enabled neither write it nor execute it. Since acl are enabled, there is more than one way to do it. I would like to ...
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How to search Nagios by service?

I'm trying to search for Current Load across all my hosts but Nagios Quick Search returns nothing. I've found this thread about it possibly just searching host names or aliases. Is there another ...
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Nagios SMS notification with gammu smsd does not work

gammu-smsd configuration: #vi /etc/gammu-smsdrc # Configuration file for Gammu SMS Daemon # Gammu library configuration, see gammurc(5) [gammu] # Please configure this! port = /dev/rfcomm0 ...
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Escalate a notification regardless of timeperiod

My oncall rotation defines time periods based a persons geo graphic location. But our escalations need to go out to the entire team regardless of when they occur. Currently the only way I've found ...
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Nagios: How to aggregate a large amount of notifications into one email notifcation?

I have a Nagios server which monitors many servers. There's a dashboard which has been coded in-house and it sends monitoring data using passive checks to the Nagios server. Whenever an issue occurs, ...
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Nagios load spike every 7 hours

I have a NagiosXi server monitoring 631 services on 63 hosts. Every seven hours the load on the server spikes up to 20ish and then gradually falls back to near-0. There are no cron jobs running every ...
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Nagios alert based on scheduled MySQL queries results

I have installed Nagios 4.0 on my Ubuntu 14.0 and i want a plugin to alert me based on daily scheduled MySql queries .. if the result of ( select count(*) from tableName > 10 ) raise a critical ...
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Pause Nagios reloading in web interface

Is there any option how could I turn off reloading of web page in Nagios web interface? Many times I checked many services and I needed the webpage to stay static and don't reload. One solution come ...
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Command piped - nagios information status not expected

First of all, thanks for reading. I am configuring a new service, basicly this checks the number of entries on de home directory, is very simple. define service{ use ...
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What is the difference between nagios xi and cacti for monitoring?

Nagios XI (This is a commercial implementation of Nagios) can graph as well as send alerts based on threshold conditions. I am not able to understand the difference between Nagios and Cacti. Any idea ...
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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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Trying to auto-register a Nagios NSCA client

I am setting up Nagios monitoring using NSCA to report in from monitored hosts and all monitoring is using passive checks. Currently the monitored hosts each have a configuration file in the nagios ...