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How to integrate RTIR with Nagios

I have installed RTIR with RT v 3.8.4. I have also Nagios installed for monitoring a number of our servers. Now, in the download website of RTIR (http://www.bestpractical.com/rtir/features.html), it ...
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Monitor worker process with nagios

I am working on setting up Nagios monitoring. I was able to setup and monitor the system processes. Now, I am working on setting up monitoring for custom running processes. We are having python ...
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Initiate service group check

Is there a way to initiate a check of all services in a service group from either the Nagios web GUI or via the command line? For example, I have a service group with a check that runs on 30 ...
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How can I debug why Munin won't talk to Nagios?

I've followed the instructions to connect Munin to Nagios. NSCA is installed, echo -e "foo.example.com\ttest\t0\t0" | /usr/sbin/send_nsca -H localhost -c /etc/send_nsca.cfg works when run as the ...
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How do I display a top-ten list, grid or spreadsheet within Nagios?

tldr; I would like to show a list of the ten slowest Apache requests within the past 24 hours. Long version: I can modify Apache to include in a custom log the time to required to serve the request ...
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check_ssh executed from Nagios server returns “Server answer: ”, nothing else

Commmand works on the host I need to monitor (its IP is denoted as $HOSTADDRESS$ here): [root@host ~]# /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_ssh localhost SSH OK - OpenSSH_4.3 (protocol 2.0) However, on ...
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Check_mk check for perl plugin which is at check_mk_agent side

I have one perl script I want to use it as a nagios plugin. Here is the github location for this script https://github.com/MangeshBiradar/Check_mk/blob/master/check_jenkins_jobs.pl I want to use this ...
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What would cause an average load of 10-30 (rather than 10-30%) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to understand the memory usage and load average in linux server I'm not sure whether this would be better titled "Why would Nagios need to monitor a load reaching ...
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Problems in monitoring file age with nagios (command substitution in filename)

In my current nagios installation I check for the existence of a remote backup through NRPE. In particular, my remote nrpe.cfg (on a Ubuntu 8.x) is: ...
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Troubles monitoring a zimbra installation with nagios

I am trying to monitor my legacy zimbra installation (running on an outdated Ubuntu 8.x) from my nagios install (running on a more recent OpenBSD). The problem is that when I run check_nrpe from the ...
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Chef nagios cookbook doesn't install check_nrpe on server

I'm trying to build an updated monitoring server, using the current version of the Chef nagios cookbook (3.1). It installs nagios-3.4.3 from source on my Ubuntu VM. But I don't find any evidence of ...
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How to modify nagios notificatios message to include last octet of the ip address

Does any one know where to look to modify the notifications that nagios send to have only last 2 octet of the ip lets say my ip is 192.168. 1.1 I wanted to have x.x.1.1 os it can be replaced with ...
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check_mk error in check_mk.py file

Could someone please tell me why I am getting following error? OMD[site-name]:~/etc/nagios/conf.d$ check_mk -O Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Check if puppet agent is up to date

I would like to check with my nagios monitoring if every node use current catalog version provided by puppetmaster. In my situation, there are: puppetmaster host1 host2 hostX I would like to ...
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Where are Nagios Availability-Report files stored?

How to access Nagios Availability-Report files to retrieve "UP Time Percent" and so other information about Hosts and Services? I know It can be accessed through Nagios CGI but I want to use it on a ...
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htpasswd.users in nagios apache linux

I am installing NAGIOS, I came to know that I need to generate a file htpasswd.users related to apche. How can I generate this, any scripts for that??
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Monitor remote Ubuntu server's bandwidth usage using Nagios?

I recently setup Nagios for the first time and I love it so far. Figuring out how to better organize all those config files took a while, but once I had a better understanding of everything I'm really ...
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Nagios Core 3.2.2 issue

I'm a total newbie to nagios, and I am getting the following error message via mail, is there anything I can do to resolve? ** PROBLEM Service Alert: localhost/Root Partition is CRITICAL ** ***** ...
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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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Error accessing or executing Nagios / Icinga binary '/usr/sbin/nagios'. Cannot run the mandatory syntax check

I see an error while using NConf interface in Generate Nagios config Error accessing or executing Nagios / Icinga binary '/usr/sbin/nagios'. Cannot run the mandatory syntax check. I checked Apache ...
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Monitoring tool which does not average data over time [closed]

I am looking for a monitoring system like Cacti which doesn't loose data over a time, all the tools I have found use rrd files which averages the data as time goes by. I would like a to be able to go ...
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nagiosgraph new services not showing

I am using Nagios Core with Nagiosgraph and had only enabled graphing for cpu usage for a while. This worked fine, but now i wanted to add some more services (for example memory usage). The new ...
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Prevent some nagios check for certain hosts

Is there a way to configure a certain check to prevent it from running in some hosts of that hostgroup ? I want a check not to run on all the hosts of a hostgroup.
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Remote monitoring with screen capture [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden Periodic Screenshots on a corporate workstation? Is there anyway i can perodically take screenshots of a remote computer using nagios? I am experimenting with ...
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Network devices bandwidth monitoring and graphing with open source components?

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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nagios ldap-group based front end login permission issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: nagios - Web interface: authentication through kerberos OK, what about authorization on cgi.cfg? I want to grant users access to the nagios 3 core frontend by using an ...
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Unable to use images outside of images/logos/base for my Nagios map due to permissions

I am using hostextinfo statements in order to display icons in my map. For example: define hostextinfo { hostgroup_name apple-devices icon_image base/apple.png icon_image_alt Apple ...
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Nagios check_bgp_neighbors plugin showing critical status

I am trying to configure nagios check_bgp_neighbors plug-in on Ubuntu and followed README file of check_bgp_neighbors plug-in. I have made following changes: define command{ command_name ...
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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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Centos 5.xx Nagios sSMTP mail cannot be sent from nagios server, but works great from console

I spent last 3 hours of reasearch on how to get nagios to work with email notifications, i need to send emails form work where the only accesible smtp server is the company's one. i managed to get it ...
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Nagios reporting localhost statistics instead of remote machine

I'm a little baffled by this - I set up Nagios3's server process on one machine (tala) and NPRE on two others (medea and iiyanara.), and thought it was set up correctly. For various frustrating ...
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check_mk IPMI PCM sensor reading randomly fails

I use check_mk_agent for monitoring a server with IPMI and the freeipmi-tools installed. As far as I can see, the monitoring randomly detects no value returned by the IPMI Sensor ...
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Nagios monitoring mysql database size

Is there some plugin to monitoring database size in nagios? Of course i can write some bash script with query like: SELECT table_schema \"DB Name\", sum( data_length + index_length ) / 1024 / 1024 ...
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The best nagios plugin for SMART?

I've tried the best plugin for nagios to SMART monitoring. There are some, but only monitoring temperature. But with smartctl we can find more data. Do you have some better plugins with all data from ...
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Is there a “known good” path to move good old webapps from apache to nginx?

Originally my question was supposed to be more specific: "Can nconf (configuration webapp for nagios) be run on nginx"? Being a developer I'm in love with nginx for it's low resource usage, ...
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Using Nagios With RKhunter

I have installed rkhunter and would like the rootkit checks to be done automatically with alerts. How would i go about integrating RKhunter with nagios? One scenario would be if a root kit is found, i ...
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nagios levels of escalation

I try to configure nagios in the following way for every service (for example "mysql seconds behind master") I need to define few levels of escalations, when level is warning I want to send only ...
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nagios wrongly reports packet loss

Lately, on my nagios 3.2.3 install (CentOS5, monitoring ~ 300 hosts, 1150 services) has sdtarted to occasionally report high packet loss on 50-60 hosts at a time. Problem is it's bogus. Manual runs of ...
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Automatically monitor new cloud servers using Open Monitoring Distro (OMD)?

I've been spending some time getting my head around using Nagios, Check_mk and some other very useful tools installed as part of the OMD package. WATO is especially useful for administrating all of ...
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Check mysql slow queries

Is it possible to monitor mysql like: if some queries run more then 300 seconds - it will be warning if some queries run more then 500 seconds - it will be critical I tried: ...
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Monitor uSWGI via Nagios: invalid socket

I'm trying to monitor uSWGI via Nagios, but according to uWSGI I have specified an invalid socket. The socket path I got from the JSON config file which also says chmod-socket: 666 so I have a hunch ...
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How to calculate CPU % based on raw CPU ticks in SNMP

According to http://net-snmp.sourceforge.net/docs/mibs/ucdavis.html#scalar_notcurrent ssCpuUser, ssCpuSystem, ssCpuIdle, etc are deprecated in favor of the raw variants (ssCpuRawUser, etc). The ...
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nsclient++ intermittent connection refused on same subnet

I have setup Nagios and nsclient++ on a number of my Windows servers. They are all in the same subnet so no routing or firewall stuff is taking place in between the endpoints, and I have verified that ...
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How would one go about sizing hardware and disk space for a nagios server installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? We need to configure a nagios installation to monitor our infrastructure. As in any project, the first step is figuring out ...
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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?