*nix Thread, nagios malfunction in Technical; OVer the weekend nagios has decided that all my linux boxes have a root partition drive space warning, all of ...
10th January 2010, 11:07 PM #1
OVer the weekend nagios has decided that all my linux boxes have a root partition drive space warning, all of them are reporting
But this is not the case and they are all fine..
DISK WARNING - free space: / 2006 MB (11% inode=83%):
What could have caused this and how can I fix it?
10th January 2010, 11:11 PM #2
IVe disabled notifications for that service on them all for now, but any idea how to sort this would be a great help
10th January 2010, 11:22 PM #3
hmm seems there was an 11gb mail.info in /var/log on the nagios box, which was causing a warning for nagios..
Not sure why it would report for all the linux boxes.. time to check the configuration
10th January 2010, 11:37 PM #4
Ok, it seems that whats happening is that for all my linux boxes, what is being reported for them all matches the nagios box.
Cant believe I hadnt noticed this before..
For all of them I have
Should that only be local-service for the nagios box? What would it be for the other linux boxes?
use local-service ...
11th January 2010, 05:52 AM #5
OK I think Ive found the problem.
I had used the localhost.cfg as a template for all the other boxes.
Ive had to download and install the nrpe daemon on the remote boxes and the plugins on the nagios box.
Now as soon as I can figure out the firewall/hosts.allow or whatever it is stopping me from connecting, I think it should be sorted.
11th January 2010, 11:43 PM #6
OK Ive opened the firewall, and can now get a reply
But Im still getting a plugin not found..
root@nagios:~# /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_nrpe -H 10.1.1.12
What should a) my server.cfg look like with regards to the commands
b) the commands.cfg look like with regards to the nrpe commands
c) should I need to define any services for nrpe ?
Im a bit stuck here
12th January 2010, 12:52 AM #7
Ok. Managed to get it working.
Had to define custom services and give the absolute path to the nrpe plugin
But its all good now.
Thanks for all the replies
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