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Nagios plugin check_hwinfo not working

I am using Nagios to monitor Windows hosts. I am using Nagios 3.5 running on a Centos 7 server. The following packages have been installed from the official repositories and from the EPEL repository: ...
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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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How to test nagios send_nsca with netcat

I am trying to write a unit test of send_nsca using nc but it is failing. I want to start nc to listen to the nsca port and then use send_ncsa to send a message to that port. In one terminal I am ...
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Recognizing Dell EquilLogic with Nagios

EDIT: All firmware and models are compatible, that is why nothing is posted about it. Okay, so there will be a lot here, so please bear with me. I've been working on this now for a few hours (reading ...
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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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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: Service dependency on same host for an entire hostgroup

I have a Nagios system with a large number of hosts categorised in different hostgroups. Each of these hosts has two services monitored on it, one of which is intended to be dependent on the other - ...
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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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Starting Linode instances via StackScripts based on Nagios events

I'm developing a web application (django/gunicorn/nginx) that needs to be scaled out according to load. The app will be hosted on Linodes so I intend to use StackScripts (and maybe Puppet) to start ...
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Starting lighttpd from nagios renders lighttpd broken

I'm using Debian 7.8 (wheezy), and lighttpd 1.4.31 with nagios 3.4.1. when I start lighttpd normally (as root), everything works as expected: /etc/init.d/lighttpd start However, when nagios starts ...
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Include check_command with nagios/icinga alerts

Is there a way to include the check_command that is being used when being alerted via Nagios or Icinga. Example: define command { command_name check-x-dc6.x-icmp command_line ...
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“no data was received from host” Nagios Alarm only on Windows service checks

I've got a standard Nagios install monitoring 524 hosts and 912 service checks. I'm seeing a strange problem as far as it relates to monitoring if a service is running on windows server. It seems ...
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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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Nagios 3.5 can't send notification email despite nagios logs ok / centos6

I spent hours trying to make nagios send email notification. my contact configuration is quite simple : I juste have one : nagiosadmin, and he is the default contact. In /var/log/nagios.log, nagios ...
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icinga-web not updating icinga status properly

I have a problem similar to this one... if you look at the photo there, you'll see that the icinga server is marked as down. I checked everything according to the answer given there, but it has ...
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Icinga Performance issue when using many service groups

We have an Icinga installation with more than 3k active service checks. Performance is acceptable. We're already using the use_large_installation_tweaks option. We have now started to build a ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to test that an exported resource in puppet exists after collecting?

I want to create a nagios_hostgroup if some hosts exists. For creating hosts in nagios I am using exported resources which I collect on the monitoring server. How can I test that a exported ...
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user management for host monitoring with ninja

I need some help with ninja for host monitoring(http://www.op5.org/community/plugin-inventory/op5-projects/ninja). Sorry for this long description but I hope this will help you to help me better. We ...
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Livestatus doesnt work with Nagios on FreeBSD

Im trying to use livestatus with nagios on FreeBSD. I've managed to compile and configure it, but Nagios doesnt seem to be loading the module and dont produce any errors. Other info: $ grep broker ...
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how to access virtual machine behind NAT from public network

I have a 1&1 hosting dedicated server (linux centos 5.x with plesk) (IP 74.208.98.x) and configured a nagiosxi virtual machine to run in NAT mode under VMware player 4.0. because i unable to use ...
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check_nrpe and non-fixed counter names

For some counters I have noticed Windows convently does provide a stable name for them, for example: \.NET Data Provider for SqlServer(_lm_w3svc_3_root-1-123412341234[6789]\Number of Free Conections ...
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nagios & nagiosgrapher & check_disk -A

I check most Host(group)s with check_disk -A .... Because of the fact that i have many machines with many different mounted filesystem, i do not want to make extra checks for every mounted drive. Now ...
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Nagios authentication when calling CGIs?

I'm trying to use the new JSON CGI that comes with Nagios 4.0.x as part of a website. The CGI returns JSON strings when executing for example this URL: ...
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Nagios plugin quits when encountering the bc command— how to diagnose?

I've written a nagios plugin using the bash scripting language. When I run this script by hand it works with no issue. Putting it into a nagios plugin however, using the same parameters, leads to ...
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Nagiosgraph mouseover fails

I have setup Nagios 4 together with Nagiosgraph and they are both working perfect. However the javascript Mouseover effect does not work. I have copied the following line in ...
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Nagios Core 3 Check_AS400

I'm monitoring several iseries LPARS with Nagios 3.5.1 running Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the .CLASS check_AS400 plugin and followed the instructions. I have a hidden file .as400 that houses the sign ...
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Nagios 4 on Centos 7 - Old server

I am trying to install Nagios 4 on an old Pentium 4 machine running Centos 7. I have installed the OS from the x86_64 ISO provided at the website. Nagios is downloaded with wget from Sourceforge. I ...
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How to monitor primary and backup nodes

Currently we are running Nagios 3 on Linux which monitors Node-A (Primary) . As part of a new requirement (Geo-cluster support), we introduced a Backup Node (Node-B) for above primary node so that ...
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'check_tomcat.pl' plugin returning CRITICAL: /manager/status?XML=true HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I'm trying to use this plugin, check_tomcat.pl but it doesn't seem to be configured correctly. Keeps returning the error: CRITICAL: ...
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Nagios sends out emails with Attachments

I use NSCLIENT to run a custom powershell script that echos a few lines of text. From what I noticed, after echoing more than 2 lines, the alerts received via email from Nagios have the body empty and ...
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CheckMK template does not show up

I following this checkmk guide to monitor disk parameters: http://dev.vemarsas.it/documents/32 I restarted the nagios multiple times and rescanned the hosts. Any idea why?
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Nagios external commands getting processed intermittently

I have a script that runs every 10 mins that updates the Host Comments field in Nagios. There are about 600 hosts and I am seeing some issues. The script deletes the previous comments and adds new ...
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Nagios change threshold values

I'm using nagios checkmk 1.2.2 to monitor some hosts. How can I adjust specific smart values per host so they won't create a critical alert? For example: CRIT - Reallocated sectors: 2CRIT I only ...
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Adding services to NagiosXI

I am trying to configure nagiosgraph-1.5.1 in NagiosXI installed on RHEL6.1. I have followed this guide and everything worked fine till some point. Under the subheading "Adding Service to ...
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It appears as though you do not have permission to view information for any of the hosts you requested

I am getting the above error whilw logged in as nagios admin user. I am copying the file objects.cache and status.dat from remote server to get the updated to this machine,I am logging in as ...
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Monit send alert to nagios NSCA

I want to monitor a web with monit check host function and if the site is down then alert it to nagios nsca so it sends the info to nagios and nagios marks it as status OK or host down for example. ...
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Is it possible to check using nagios, if a group X is denied access a particular file/folder in Windows

This is basically a GPO key that has been applied and need to check if the key is in place/working which involves restricting a group of users from accessing a particular file or folder using a ...
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process-host-perfdata-file or process-service-perfdata-file command doesn't seem to be always triggered

Using Nagios 3.5.1 and pnp4nagios 0.6.20 successfully for a moment. Once in a while Nagios simply stop triggering the command process-host-perfdata-file or/and process-service-perfdata-file. These ...
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Nagios custom plugin issue - https authetication

I am writing a plugin to check authentication to a https site and then search for a text in the response html,body to confirm successful login. I have created the following plugin #!/bin/bash ...
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Get unused Nagios both services and commands

I have a monitoring server, based on Nagios 3.2.3, installed via source code, and using GroundWork Monitor Architect for managing Nagios configurations. My question is if possible (and how to) get a ...
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Nagios nrpe commands error out with asterisk

as the nrpe user when Command: /scripts/nagisk.pl -c version Outputs: Asterisk 1.8.11-cert10 Using nrpe Command: /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H [HOSTNAME] -c check_asterisk_version Outputs: ...
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Nagios send notification when back in notification_period

I have disabled notifications during certain time periods, like so: define timeperiod{ timeperiod_name test alias Except test Hours monday ...
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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: 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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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 NRPE: Command 'check_procs' not defined but works when run manually

I know there are a lot of other similar posts, however none of them have fixes for my problem. I have Nagios Core 3.2.0 running on a 64bit Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server. I am trying to check if the ...
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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 ...