[Nagiosplug-help] (Return code of 127 is out of bounds - plugin may be missing)

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Mon Jul 15 19:34:03 CEST 2002

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$USERx$ macros are usually specified in the resource.cfg file.  
resource.cfg is no readable by the cgi scripts - therefore it is safer to 
store sensitive information like full directory paths, snmp community 
strings as $USERx$ macros in resource.cfg.


On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Jason wrote:

> N-P-L,
>     I am unable to get an ok status from check-host-alive and any
> service check in nagios.  I always get (Return code of 127 is out of
> bounds - plugin may be missing)
> I read the FAQ and it has this error listed.  It mentions permissions
> with ping.  The plugins run as nagios nagios, I tried running them as
> nobody nogroup with the same results.  check_http reports the same error
> I did a su into nagios and was able to get an ok from the command line with check_http
> I configured nagios and the plug-ins with the defaults.
> The check commands are located in /usr/local/nagios/libexec/ The process
> status is working and I believe a plug in does this, because I removed
> all the plugins from the directory and get the same error and the
> process check stops working.
> Could this have something to do with the checkcommands.cfg file provided
> with nagios and the command.cfg file provided with the plugins? I tried
> replacing it with no avail.  Could it be something I am not setting, in
> the object orientated template .cfg files? these are new to me.
> I may try recompiling nagios without template files.  I have a feeling
> this should work because I have Netsaint working great with 20 host and
> 35 services on the same computer.
> Will service checks work, if the host is reporting as being down?
> I am running FreeBSD 4.3 on i386 and had to use gmake to install the plugins.
> The manual for nagios for the checkcommands.cfg file
> example
> define command{
> 	command_name	check_pop
> 	command_line	/usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_pop -H $HOSTADDRESS$	
> 	}
> Although the checkcommands.cfg-sample reads
> define command{
> 	command_name	check_pop
> 	command_line	$USERS1$/check_pop -H $HOSTADDRESS$	
> 	}What variable is $USERS1$The Nagios-plugins have a command.cfg file that is in the old format.I tried all three file possibilities. helpAm I getting warmer?
> gomen for the babbling.....
> Jason
> Thank you again, your help is appreciated.


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