[Nagiosplug-devel] Suggestion about SNMP errors

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Fri Jun 29 10:44:39 CEST 2007

John E. Vincent wrote:
> I know this isn't going to thread right because I just signed up for the 
> mailing list but:
> My opinion on the failure of snmp-agents and honestly all plugin 
> failures is that it should return UNKNOWN.

It doesn't work so well when you're testing a network based service (HTTP,
SMTP, POP3) and the reason you can't test the timeout value is that you
get Connection Refused.

For agent/server solutions this might be proper however.

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