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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 ...
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Centreon (Nagios) setting a host macro (variable)

EDIT2: Got it working - There was an unrelated problem that meant even though I was tinkering with the 'faulty' host definition, the revised check was not being run so I was always seeing the original ...
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Nagios Core to Nagios Core Communication

Having 2 linux box with Nagios Core, I understand that one way of communicating them is using the NSCA plugin and install client plugin in one and server plugin in the other. Maybe there is an easier ...
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Monitoring by Nagios when issue is created in Jira

Can I use nagios to monitor whether the correct way are assumed Task. Task will be created with a mail handling. Do I even be possibility do something like that? Regards Michael
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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 ...
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Nagios: getting a different response on web interface than running the command manually

I enabled SSL on MySQL this morning, and everything's working fine... except Nagios. The web interface complains that there's an "SSL Connection Error" when testing MySQL, but running the command from ...
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Checking the issued and expiry dates for the certificates involved a certificate chain

Is it possible to check the issued and expiry dates for the certificates involved in a certificate chain by just passing a domain? I tired various openssl s_client attributes, but I am not able to ...
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pnp4nagios rrd multivalue breakout

I set up a nagios check script to track user quota usage on our Netapps, produces perfdata just fine. I set the perfdata as multiple value so I get a single Hostname.xml and a rrd per user. Graphs gen ...
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NAGIOS: How to disable toner checking when the network printer is down?

I would like to monitor the toner level of a network printer using nagios3. I have everything I need to access the toner level using SNMP. But, when the printer is off, I have an error "Host is ...
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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 ...
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Nagios notification_interval for weekday vs weekend

I would like to configure Nagios to send a page once every 6 hours Monday through Friday, but only once every 24 hours Saturday & Sunday. I am having a hard time wrapping my mind around how to ...
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How achieve the effect of having a different max_check_attempts values for WARNING and CRITIAL states Nagios?

For example, I want that when service X check results in a WARNING state, it send a notification right away (max_check_attempts=1), but if the check results is CRITICAL (max_check_attempts=3), it ...
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CentOS: Unable to read output from nrpe/snmp agent on remote server, it works locally though, what am I doing wrong?

I've installed NRPE and SNMP on some server as I'd like to monitor this server with Nagios. I have a few checks which are already running properly and I get the output as intended. Today, I've ...
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Nagios Monitoring for changing server threshold

I have a server that is monitored by Nagios. The nagios is constantly show high CPU usage but at this usage, my Server is working fine. Is it possible to increase the CPU check threshold, I mean like ...
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How to collect the performance data of a server during an unreachable/down period using Nagios?

Some time services and host stop responding due to a poor server performance. I mean, if for some reason (could be lot of concurrency services access, a expensive backup execution on the server or ...
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How to delete all nagios availability history data?

After play a little with nagios tuning some variables etc. I want go to production and clear all the so far collected availability data, so my nagios history begin today. How can I do that?
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How to change the amount of data stored in pnp4nagios?

I installed pnp4nagios and all is fine, just want change a conf but not know how. Here one can read Using the defaults allows to store the data with a resolution of one minute for the last two ...
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Nagios: parent host is not supressing recovery messages from child host services

Using the Network Reachability document, I've assigned the main routers on various networks as parent hosts to all hosts in their respective networks. When those networks go offline, I'm only notified ...
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NSClient++, what is the best way to monitor SQL Server Agent jobs?

What is the best way to monitor SQL Server Agent jobs using NSClient++ (and Icinga)? We have about 100 jobs on the server. It would be nice if monitoring would be able to handle recovery state per ...
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Avoiding Nagios commands.cfg

I want to call a command directly from a Nagios service file, instead of passing arguments clumsily to commands.cfg. For example I want do this: define service { service_description ...
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DELL OpenManage 7.3 on ESXi5.1

I installed Dell OpenManage 7.3 VIB on ESXi5.1 host. I assumed that VIB will load all DELL specific MIBs into OS. I enabled snmpd on that host as well, but when I am doing "snmpwalk" or "snmpget" I do ...
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multiple notification intervals for different groups

Is it possible for me to setup notifications on a host for two different groups but have the interval for each group different? Our network staff would only like one email when a site goes down and ...
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nrpe dead but pid file exists on CentoS 6.4 client

I have a similar problem like it was on question Memcached status returning "memcached dead but pid file exists" but I can't solve it. My Nagios client is CentOS 6.4 and NRPE won't work ...
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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 ...
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Getting the currently logged-in user to a Windows XP Pro system

We have a XP machine which runs scheduled tasks early in the morning and unfortunately has to be logged into the desktop of a certain user for that to work. Unfortunately, that user sometimes gets ...
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Hardware checks for Dell R820 Servers through Nagios using SNMP

We use Nagios for monitoring. Is there a way to create hardware checks using SNMP MIB for R820 servers running ESXi5.x on them? Right now we are using this python plugin: current python plugin But ...
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Nagios: real-time logfile monitoring with nsca on linux

According to this article http://blog.medin.name/2012/03/20/real-time-event-log-monitoring-with-nsclient/ I succeccful used nsclient++ to push Windows Eventlog to a nagios server whenever a new ...
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Is there a way to restrict user to access only Tactical Overview in Nagios?

Is there a way for me to configure Nagios to allow user to access only "Tactical Overview" (/nagios/cgi-bin/tac.cgi) through cgi.cfg? # grep ^authorized_for_ /etc/nagios/cgi.cfg ...
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Nagios monitoring nvidia on Windows OS

Can somebody give me advice, about monitoring on Nagios. How i can monitor GPU temperature on NVidia graphic card, under Windows 2008 R2 OS?
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nagios plugin for apt return code 3

I'm using a nagios plugin to check for apt updates. But sometimes (i think once a day) I get an error like this: Aug 11 14:05:27 Client nrpe[16668]: Connection from Server-IP port 2731 Aug 11 ...
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FreeNAS/FreeBSD: How to access status of ZFS volume from jail?

I am trying to set up NRPE to enable remote Nagios monitoring of a new FreeNAS 0.91 system. I mostly have this working. I can connect and inquire about basic information like number of processes, ...
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Nagios notifications - Notifications

We use two templates one called 24x7-critical and one non-critical. The 24x7 alert 24x7, the non critical alert during business hours. Some of the services that are non-critical alert someone that ...
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How to send NAGIOS alerts to OSSIM server

I've installed an OSSIM server and I wanto to retrieve the alerts generated by a remote Nagios server in order to analyze them and perform correlation of security events. Before putting hands on it, ...
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nagios - HTTP CRITICAL Socket timeout after 10/20/60 seconds

I just installed nagios on a server machine, only to be greeted with a critical error on the HTTP service. the error is HTTP CRITICAL - Socket timeout after 10 seconds I searched for this error ...
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Nagios/Gammu, nagios user can't send sms

I have a Nagios, and Gammu installed. When I use gammu as root, like the following : /usr/bin/gammu identify (or else) It works, but when I do it as nagios user, i got this answer : Can't open ...
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Nagios: How to use crit= and warn= in CheckEventlog

I am using CheckEventLog of NSClient++0.4.1 to do a real-time monitoring. And according to official documentation, there were warn and crit options. warn Expression which raises a warning status. ...
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Push monitoring data from Nagios/Zenoss to another system

I have built a system which does various types of time-series analysis and now I would like to feed it data from a monitoring tool. Since I have Nagios set up already in my test environment, I prefer ...
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Nagios sending blank service alerts when host is down

When a host goes down we get "** PROBLEM Host Alert: Wright is DOWN" and we get "**Problem Service Alert: Wright/$ is $". I know this is related to how our notification settings are set, but I ...
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Odds of a given Windows EventID to be unique for a Source?

I am using the basic NRPE plugins for Nagios to passively monitor Windows Eventlog. The plugin allows for an EventID exception list as a command argument. So, for instance, I can block any event that ...
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Is it possible to have on service check multiple hosts on nagios

I have a few hosts that check for the temperature through snmp, and I was wondering if I could combine the 4 different services into one service that checks all 4 hosts temperatures. I know that they ...
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I'm unable to use rpmbuild to build nagios-3.5.0 RPM @RHEL6

I'm unable to build RPM w/ nagios 3.5.0 (last one that worked for me was 3.2.3): # md5sum nagios-3.5.0.tar.gz aeef195d2033cc362bf6cb972bcc8f07 nagios-3.5.0.tar.gz # rpmbuild -tb nagios-3.5.0.tar.gz ...
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Why nagios is not rendering html in home page

I am using nagios and my config file i have report = html The output is like this Current Status: CRITICAL (for 0d 0h 1m 54s) Status Information: CRITICAL - (1 errors in ...
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nagios check_snmp revers - CRITICAL=0 OK=1

I need to check the status of power supply units Cisco 7604 using Nagios. I decided to use the plugin check_snmp: # /usr/local/libexec/nagios/check_snmp -H 192.168.150.200 -o ...
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How can i have various configuration in nagios config file

I am using nagios check_logfiles plugin from here http://labs.consol.de/lang/en/nagios/check_logfiles/ I have the config file like this @searches = ( { tag => 'san', logfile => ...
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Error on nagios starting

I had nagios running on centOS. when i restart the nagios with /etc/init.d/nagios restart it not showing any error. But when i check the status with /etc/init.d/nagios status it showing ...
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Increasing ping spacing with check_icmp

We have a bit of a challenge with our Nagios check_icmp monitors... our network suffers from microbursts which can drop maybe 1 or 2 milliseconds of traffic through our firewall. We are working on ...
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is Sensu a replacement for both CollectD and Nagios?

Trying to get my facts straight here. Is Sensu (pretty new kid on the block) meant to be a replacement for both the following?: Nagios (monitoring & alerting) collectD (feeding info to Nagios ...
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Using Nagios Event Handlers to bring system back in correct state

I'm pretty new to monitoring , config management, etc. so please bare with me. I've read up on config management / provisioning tools like Ansible and SaltStack. These sound pretty good to me and I ...
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High Iowait + High load average on a monitoring server

I've a nagios server which was perfectly working up to a few days ago. I've stopped it and restarted it to increase its RAM, and since then, iowait increased dramatically on the server (more than 20%, ...
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NRPE Issue Unable to Read output Check_Access_Log

In NRPE running xinetd I am able to run the script locally, but NRPE reports unable to read output when trying to run it remotely. Any suggestions?: [root@travel log]# ...