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Possible to override contacts for just one Nagios host group?

The contact for all my linux hosts is the admins Nagios contact_group. But for this one Linux host would I like that the contact_group called sandradebug also gets notified. The problem is, that when ...
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Monitoring HP Proliant iLO whith perl script in Nagios

I'm trying to monitor an iLO with this script: ...
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Icinga (nagios) ignoring forced checks

I have a strange problem: Icinga (nagios) doesn't run check_nt which I've set up on a debian box. What I do is that I schedule a forced check of both NSClient_version and PING. If I look in the log ...
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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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installing old MySQL client libraries (libmysqlclient.so.15, libpq.so.4)

I'm attempting to install Nagios plugins on a Zimbra 8.0.2 server running CentOS 6.4, but have run into the following error when I run yum install nagios-plugins-all Error: Package: ...
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.bat file - Nagios v3.2 service check and start if stopped

I'm just barely getting into programming so I do apologize for my ignorance. I'm trying to create a .bat file that will check if a service is running on XP Pro. If service is running it will exit 0. ...
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NSCA does not recieve pasive checks

NSCA seems to register the connection, as seems in the syslog, but for an unknow reason (at least for me) does not write it to icinga.cmd, or at least, read it. this is the syslog. Jun 27 ...
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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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Unable to ping remote server Nagios

We've recently set up Nagios on one of our Amazon EC2 instances to act as a monitoring server to our other instances. nrpe was installed on our staging server stager and appears to be working fine: ...
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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 ...
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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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dynamically adding new host in nagios

I having nagios server which monitoring xml files available in directory. Each xml file has unique id, based on the id i create the host in the nagios server with the help of configuration file. so ...
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How can I use dynamic IP addresses with Nagios ping check?

I currently have problems monitoring up-time of a target machine in Nagios/Icinga that uses dynamic IP address. The network is using a Windows domain controller for DNS, Icinga server is running on a ...
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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 ...
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Nagios: bash is missing

I'm monitoring NTP server with nagios and nrpe, at the nagios server, when I get the following error: Service Status UNKNOWN Status information I am missing an important component : bash The plugin ...
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NRPE: Unable to read output CentOS6

I am monitoring a CentOS 6 machine with NTP service installed. The monitoring server is a CentOS 5 machine with Nagios and Centreon. I'm using NRPE for monitoring remote hosts, and I get the following ...
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Is there a way to programmatically add a service to Nagios?

This question is only about creating services, i.e. we already know how to write Nagios plugins and set them up as services. I'd like to write a Python script to read each row of a MySQL database ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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I need help understanding how to set warn and critical thresholds for Nagios

I need help understanding how to set warn and critical thresholds for Nagios. I am currently using Nagios3 & NRPE & NSCLIENT. I have created a custom powershell script to check for running ...
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Adding extra Host details in Nagios

We are using Nagios to monitor our infrastructure, and i was wondering if there was any way to add extra information to a host (model, purchase date etc) Ideally i would like to be able to set this ...
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Nagios 3.5 doesn't send notifications

The automated notifications from Nagios 3.5.0 (on Ubuntu) don't seem to work and the error given is "No contacts were found for notification purposes. No notification was sent out". The below can be ...
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Text only nagios page

I was wondering if it is possible to set up nagios to both display its normal page (e.g. critical alerts) in its normal format (red for all alerts on its critical page) and in a basic text format (no ...
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Notify when a message did not occur

In Nagios it is easy to check that a log message happened in the last 48 hours and sound alarm. But how can I configure Nagios that it should sound alarm when a message did not occur in the last 48 ...
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Nagios - Service checks for all but notify in work hours for some

I have a group of machines all running the same checks. Within this group there are dev machines and prod machines. I only want to be alerted to the checks after hours when the machines are prod ...
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WebInject Nagios permission issue on CentOS 6.4 + Nagios 3.5

I have Nagios 3.5 (Core) running very smoothly on a CentOS 6.4 install. I have also deployed several plugins without issue. However, with WebInject ...
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How to export a list of all monitored hosts in Nagios?

In Nagios 2 and 3, I'm looking for a way to export a list of all monitored hosts to either CSV or XML or something similar.
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Re-process all nagios data with pnp4nagios

I have moved to a new nagios installation (new server). I have transfered the data from the original server (/var/log/nagios2/archives) to my new server (/var/log/nagios3/archives) (I think they have ...
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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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nagios - https active service fails (error while receiving)

I want to check the availability of a SSL Web site (https) with nagios. I have add a command to the command.cfg: define command{ command_name check_http_myserver_Demo command_line ...
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Nagios: Internal Server Error on fresh install

I've installed Nagios on a new server following the instructions from the site below: http://sharadchhetri.com/2012/08/05/installing-nagios-3-4-centos-6-3/ The upshot is: yum install nagios ...
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Why is “Nagios Not Running” in availability report 0 when alert log shows it down for long period

Back in February our nagios host was shut down for almost 40 minutes. From my alert log: [02-06-2013 13:39:54] Nagios 3.4.4 starting... (PID=3687) [02-06-2013 13:01:17] Caught SIGTERM, shutting ...
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What does each header in nagios availability report csv mean?

I would like to know the % of time several services were up so I am using the availability report. Is there any clear reference for the csv headers? I can compare it with the nice html versions but ...
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nagios volatile service and system time change warning

I have a nagios service with volatile option on (executes event handler every time it encounters a non-ok hard state). Problem is that if the event handler executes for 2-3 times (that is the expected ...
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Nagios Make Error

I'm having an issue with installing a nagios server. I'm not linux genius but I know a bit of the basics but I wasn't really sure where to go from here. I think I've got all the dependencies ...
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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 ...
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CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake

I've just moved to a new nagios server and have got all the old hosts/services working. There is just one host that will not allow nrpe checks, producing an error on the nagios server as in the title. ...
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Nagios - new user doesn't get enabled permissions

I follow simple steps from guides all over the web: a) add an user to Nagios via command htpasswd htpasswd.users username b) in cgi.cfg file add this user to lines: ...
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Nagios, Cisco switches, lost packets

I use Nagios to monitor about 30 Cisco 2960 switches (check_snmp_load, check_snmp_int). I only check load and one or two backbone interfaces of every switch. I get a lot of false positives caused by ...
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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 ...
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Nagios/NRPE how to check all filesystems mounted below opt

I have multiple mount points beneath /opt/virt/img, each of them an LVM logical volume formatted with ext4 and containing a qcow2 disk image for a running VM. I want to know when those volumes are ...
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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 ...
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Nagios: check services being orphaned?

Recently I noticed that there are some warnings in the nagios.log: [1366060611] Warning: The check of service 'pt-deadlock-logger' on host 'xx' looks like it was orphaned (results never came back). ...
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How to remove size information, coming from check_http plugin output?

I am currently getting the following output while running check_http: HTTP OK: HTTP/1.1 200 OK - 6654 bytes in 0.071 second response time |time=0.070809s;200.000000;1000.000000;0.000000 ...
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Update nagios from 3.3 to 3.5 on a fedora server

I am currently using a Fedora 15 server and I have Nagios 3.3.1 installed already. I want to update it to 3.5.0. How can I do that? Tried to do fresh installation using the steps of ...
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installing Nagios 3.5.0 on CentOS 6

Hi I am getting the following errors when i run make all /usr/bin/install: cannot stat `nagios': No such file or directory make[2]: *** [install-basic] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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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 ...
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nagios not sending notification email

Nagios not sending notification for my services. I have two service called PING and STATUS in nagios localhost. PING service check host availability using ping command and STATUS service get the SNMP ...
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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 ...
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Can I hide hosts with “No matching services” in Nagios Groups?

In the Nagios web interface, I want to offer a user access to particular services on one particular host: "you can monitor the status of http and your wordpress installation". It works well in the ...