Nagios - downtime on host/service from command line with curl

Sometimes deployment process or other havy task may cause some Nagios checks to rise below normal levels and bother admin. If this is expected and you want to add downtime on host/service during this task you may use this script: #!/bin/bash function die { echo $1; exit 1; } if [[ $# -eq 0 ]] ; then die "Give hostname and time in minutes as parameter!" fi if [[ $# -eq 1 ]] ; then MINUTES=15 else MINUTES=$2 fi HOST=$1 NAGURL=http://nagios....

2016-01-11 · 2 min

Nagios - run checks as root with NRPE

I’ve few Nagios checks that require root privileges but running nrpe as root user is not acceptable. I prefer to use sudo for only these few commands. Run visudo and coment out this line: #Defaults requiretty This change is crucial to get scripts working. Then add at the end of file: %nrpe ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/ I’ve used nrpe group, but you have to add exactly group that your nrpe process uses....

2014-03-29 · 1 min