[monitoring-plugins] NEWS: Add a warning regarding check_snmp

Holger Weiss git at monitoring-plugins.org
Mon Jul 7 21:20:08 CEST 2014

 Module: monitoring-plugins
 Branch: master
 Commit: 43b66c06a921b878ba4de2a246a219cca94dd498
 Author: Holger Weiss <holger at zedat.fu-berlin.de>
   Date: Mon Jul  7 21:02:52 2014 +0200
    URL: https://www.monitoring-plugins.org/repositories/monitoring-plugins/commit/?id=43b66c0

NEWS: Add a warning regarding check_snmp

Tell users that check_snmp might now return CRITICAL in cases where it
used to return OK, and how to deal with that.


 NEWS | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 9e3c62f..3634501 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -26,12 +26,14 @@ This file documents the major additions and syntax changes between releases.
 	check_dig: make sure not to give up too early when a timeout is specified with -t
 	check_log: don't stumble over log lines that include a "%" character
 	check_nt: add UPTIME to perfdata
-	Handle negative values properly with check_snmp
 	Handle SNMPv3 noAuthNoPriv properly with check_snmp
 	Fix compilation with GnuTLS
 	New default installation prefix: /usr/local instead of /usr/local/nagios
+	check_snmp now evaluates negative values properly, which means it might return CRITICAL
+	  in cases where it used to return OK. If this is undesired, the warning/critical
+	  threshold(s) must be fixed by specifying e.g. ~:100 instead of 100
 	check_procs now ignores its parent process to avoid unexpected results when invoked via certain shells
 	utils.sh no longer defines ECH
 	check_ide_smart -q/--quiet and -n/--nagios (Nagios-compatile output) are now deprecated

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