[Nagiosplug-devel] Check_oracle

sean finney seanius at seanius.net
Tue Mar 21 14:21:01 CET 2006

hi ali,

On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 02:43:27PM -0000, Khan, Ali wrote:
> --db)
>     pmonchk=`ps -ef | grep -v grep | grep -c "ora_pmon_${2}$"`
> The above line has an extra '$' at the end, please change it to
> --db)
>     pmonchk=`ps -ef | grep -v grep | grep -c "ora_pmon_${2}"`
> The database is reported as down even though it is up as the oracle sid cannot be resolved due to the trailing $

without knowing a lot about what's going on, it seems that this trailing
'$' was intended to mean "end of line" in the grep regexp.  thus,
would it make more sense to replace it with "ora_pmon_${2}\$" ?

in any case, good catch!

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