[Nagiosplug-devel] additional function for check_disk [Virus checked]

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Wed Jun 1 07:26:34 CEST 2005

On Wed, 1 Jun 2005 Matthias.Eble at kaufland.de wrote:

> nagiosplug-devel-admin at lists.sourceforge.net schrieb am 17.05.2005
> 19:52:09:
>> Matthias.Eble at kaufland.de wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>>  at the moment, check_disk returns a state != STATE_OK if any of the
>>> monitored filesystems has less than -w or -c freespace.
>>> In our case, this doesn't meet our needs, since our Oracle databases
> use
>>> more than just one filesystem to store their data.
>>> So if there are n data-volumes available, it doesn't matter if one or
> n-1
>>> volumes get filled 100% as long as one volume remains beyond
>>> the warning level.
>>> I've got three approaches for solve this problem.
>>> First:
>>> Introduce an option like -g (--group) followed by a
> comma_seperated_list
>>> of partitions/lvols/mountpoints which are to group.
>> Probably the cleanest solution, or possibly to add check_disk_group as
>> its own command.
> So after analyzing the code of check_disk it looks like it would be the
> best way
> to add two values to the mount_entry struct in mountlist.h:
> State (STATE_OK,..)
> gid   (group id)
> I couldn't find any file (except check_disk.c) which uses the mount_entry
> struct,
> so I like to know if a change like this matches nagiosplug's coding rules.
> I'm in doubt because it's located in the lib directory.
> Please be lenient toward me since this is my first contribution.. :)

a patch is always easier to accept as a contribution.


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