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Properly escaping check_command in nagios

When I execute sudo -u nagios /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_by_ssh.sh hostname "check_haproxy -u \"http://localhost:10000/haproxy?stats\;csv\"" it runs perfectly on the server. For this, I have ...
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nagios adding extra link to service as meta information user can click

I am using Nagios to monitor some services, and would like to provide an external link on the web interface so that when a service does down, the operator can click on it and be redirected to an other ...
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Is there a way to install just a subset of NRPE checks?

I want to be able to check just a few things on a remote host from within nagios - cpu, memory etc, so, I am looking to install NRPE on the machine. NRPE wants to install Samba along with many other ...
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Nagios - How to display specific monitors for a specific user/contactgroup while these monitors will also be displayed to the Admin team?

I have a Nagios server which monitors many servers, a number of the servers is used for QA matters. I'd like to allow the QA team access to the Nagios UI and i want them to be able to view only ...
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Nagios Sending Daily Alert History as Email

I know that we can use nagios plugin notify-by-email to send emails for any kind of critical alerts. Now I want one email to be sent as a report for the critical alerts of last one day daily. Can ...
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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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Nagios - Is it possible to force check of all hosts by using a command in any given moment?

I've fixed many issues on servers which indicated errors on Nagios but for some reason the alert is still up even though the problem has been fixed. So i was wondering, is there a way to force check ...
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Nagios3: Conditional operators for service checks?

I'm trying to setup Nagios to monitor my various machines using hostgroups to define 'machine roles', against which I run services to check the machines by role. However, I'd like to use conditional ...
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How to get output from Nagios in a file

I have configured Nagios monitoring tool for a linux server m/c to monitor another linux host m/c(till now I am monitoring a single m/c only). I have followed the official documentation and installed ...
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Equalizing Agent and Master Nagios on state change alone

We have a setup where there are distributed Nagios running on multiple sites and are equalizing their data to the main Nagios server. The problem is it sends back the data to main Nagios server no ...
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Configure Nagios To Alert Depending On Host Group That Service Alert Originates From

So my setup: Services are shared between all hosts (CPU/RAM/Disk/Services). Hosts are split into two main groups: "Production" and "Development". We have two contact groups: "Production" and ...
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How can I tell if Windows is running in Safe Mode?

I have a Windows server that will sometimes reboot into safe mode after updates. I'm working on that issue but what I'd really like to know is how can I check to see if Windows is running in safe mode ...
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How can Nagios handle non-threshold based plugins?

I am writing a Nagios plugin to monitor trends of a certain storage resource utilization (e.g. gradual increases are fine, but an instantaneous/sudden increase or decrease in resource usage may ...
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In Icinga (Nagios), how do I configure hosts with multiple IPs?

I'm setting up Icinga (Nagios fork) and I have some machines with multiple interfaces. Some services are only listening on one of them and to check them correctly, I like to know if it's possible to ...
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Nagios - NRPE: Unable to read output even though it seems like everything is configured correctly

I have a Nagios machine which monitors many linux\windows servers. I started working here about a week ago and got a task to make order in the Nagios. As part of my order i had to add 2 more linux ...
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Nagios - retain nonstatus information and remove status information

I'm trying to set up my Nagios instance so that after a power failure - or any other service restart for that matter - that the checks show up as unknown until they have been rechecked. I was able ...
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Nagios - Not sure which interval should be changed in order to limit number of times a notification is sent when an error occurs

I have a Nagios server which monitors many servers. From time to time we encounter an error which cannot be resolved at the time and we are leaving it for the time being. When it happens, we keep ...
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installing syslog-ng

i have a monitoring server with nagios,cacti and nedi on Debian Squeeze. when i try to install syslog-ng via apt-get i get the errors see below. i think that there is a problem with the sym-links in ...
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Not all events appear in Nagios history (archive)

in the "Host & Service history" of my check_mk interface I can see various events, but a lot of events are missing. On the default interface at "View Alert History For This Service" or in the ...
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How to install Nagios Business Process AddOns on RHEL6?

I want to install Nagios Business Process AddOns on RedHat EL 6.1, but I don't know how, and the doc provided for this purpose is too vague.
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Chef / performance data

I am looking into making performance data like page response time integrated with Chef. Does anyone has a clue what would be the starting point? I have already deployed Chef, I have enabled ...
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How to make email alerts customizable?

I'm running Nagios 3. It is generating the alerts that are based on my conditions that I had mentioned. What I want now is to customize my email alerts with a detailed messages. I need to send alerts ...
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Dependencies issue while installing Graphviz 2.28

I want to install this packages for Nagvis : graphviz-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm graphviz-doc-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm graphviz-gd-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm graphviz-graphs-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm ...
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Trying to send email from nagios

I'm very new to Nagios. I'm trying to send email alerts. But that doesn't seem to be working. But in my log of nagios I can see this : SERVICE ALERT: Appserver;Tmp directory;CRITICAL;HARD;1; ...
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I can't log in to Nagios web interface

When i try to login to Nagios in my web browser and after having repeatedly enter my login and password on my Nagios page http://127.0.0.1/nagios/, i get this : Authorization Required This ...
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Dependency issue while installing Nagios plugins

I have a dependency problem while installing nagios-plugins : yum install nagios-plugins-all ... --> Processing Dependency: /usr/bin/sensors for package: nagios-plugins-sensors-1.4.15-7.el6.i686 ...
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Monit versus Nagios

Does nagios offer any additional functionality when compared to monit? This answer states that monit is a clumsy tool for situational awareness, which is the reason I'm asking the question.
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Nagios state transition and event handler issue

We are using Nagios to check duplicate processes. define service { use local-service host_name xxx service_description ...
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Checking .BATs exit code with NAGIOS?

I currently have the following script on a Windows Server: @echo off set path=%PATH%;C:\UnxUtils\usr\local\wbin cd /D Z:\videos forfiles /M *_1.mkv /D +%date% > C:\mkv.txt >NUL 2>&1 ...
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Cannot access Nagios Web Interface

After successfully installing Nagios core 3.4.1 (i also installed plug-in1.4.11) on our linux rhel 5.3 server i cannot login to the nagios web interface.I am running apache 2.2.3 I am using internet ...
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nagios service check

I am new to nagios and we have a small issue I need to ask assistance with. Many of the machines that we monitor can go unresponsive for a bit when some very intensive cpu tasks are run. This makes ...
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How can I monitor an EMC VNXe3100 with Nagios?

I've "Googled" a lot and there's some stuff for other products (Clariion & Celerra). I didn't find any Nagios plugin or script for VNXe. I got the vnxe_alert.mib but it's really not convenient ...
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Nagios Creating lots of zombie process

In my monitoring box, I have lots of zombie process created by nagios and they gets remove quickly also. I am using active checks to perform monitoring of my servers. I accumulated the defunct ...
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Looking for toner level OID for nagios snmp for Brother 9460

I'm setting up an Opsview (nagios) server for monitoring. It's all going fairly swimmingly so far. The most immediate use for the system will be monitoring (or more to the point, alerting me about) ...
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How to configure nagios realtime SMS alert

I have configured nagios SMS alert and it takes around one minute to send notification. I want to get SMS notification withing one/two second(s) after system/service failure. I could not find any way ...
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nagios - Web interface: authentication through kerberos OK, what about authorization on cgi.cfg?

I have successfully installed nagios, and it provides authentication through apache2 which contacts a kerberos authentication server to authenticate users. Now, users are authenticated, but they ...
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Nagios escalation and wildcards

I've problems configuring escalations on nagios. I'm getting a the following error: Error: Could not expand hostgroups and/or hosts specified in host escalation (config file ...
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Nagios+NGiNX “Primary script unknown” Error

I'm trying to get Nagios setup on NGiNX using PHP-FPM. I installed fcgiwrap and and I'm able to execute a Perl script from the cgi-bin folder, but when I try to access Nagios, I get the following ...
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Nagios notification of host back up after being down

Is it possible to get Nagios to send out a single "Host/Service Back Up" notification after a host/service has been down? For certain notifications, my boss gets notified. Instead of waiting for ...
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Is there a way to have Nagios check from multiple servers?

We are running Nagios for server monitoring, but are kicking around the idea of setting up a second instance from outside the network to check for connectivity issues outside the network. Is there a ...
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Spoofing origin host using snmptrap

I'm about ready to lose my mind with this... I need to spoof the host that snmp traps are being sent from using the snmptrap command. The man pages for snmptrap state that you can utilize common ...
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nagios to watch lasso server

I'm using nagios to follow the workflow of my servers. Today one of my lasso server has been down and had to realize that nagios can not react in this case beacuse the server can be pinged even if is ...
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nagios change check command based on time period

I have a service that I'd like to change the check command for during different time periods. I see that you can change the check_command live using external commands, but I would like to be able to ...
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Nagios multiple check attempts for hard OK

Looking for a configuration option to make checks that respond with OK not reach a hard state until max_check_attempts has been reached. Issue is we'll have a service that we can bring online then ...
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Nagios SMS notififacion 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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Can Nagios send alerts for a critical situation taking place over a prolonged period of time?

Is there any plugin or facility in nagios which can do this?? for ex: the CPU load rises to 80% for 2seconds would not be a problem. I want to get an alert if it remains at 80%++ for at least 5mins. ...
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Why does getfattr not display anything for a file that has the extended attribute bit set?

I've got a Nagios XI install running on CentOS 6.2, and want to modify the backup script. I noticed that the extended attribute bit is set for this shell script, so I want to be sure not to mess ...
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nagios automation in big scale

I would like to know if you have an experience or any idea about how to set up nagios in big scale. Previously we used nagios and nagiosql for manual settings, it was pretty comfortable for few ...
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Icinga idoutils, Cacti Templates. migration concern

I'm setting up some MySQL monitoring and migrating from Nagios + Cacti to Icinga. Does Idoutils replace Cacti, for pragmatic purposes? Does Idoutils utilize cacti templates? Or if not is migrating ...
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Lighttpd send Nagios command-line output instead of web interface

I recently installed Nagios on an EC2 instance running AmazonLinux (which is basically SuSe, to my understanding). I'm using lighttpd and mod_cgi to serve the web interface. When I navigate to a ...