[Nagiosplug-help] General Plugin questions

Sean Knox sean.knox at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 5 10:15:04 CET 2002

I'm not sure about #2. To check processes, however, use the check_proc 


David Hall wrote:

>Like I said in one of my other emails, we are trying to move to the Nagios
>product.  However, on our current product (Big Brother) it is set up to do
>two things that I have not figured out how to do in the Nagios system.
>1)	Check to make sure a list of processes are running.  (like crond,
>2)	Check the messages file for special words like NOTICE, or error.
>	I have been looking at the check_log plugin, but anytime I try to run it I
>get an error:
>	#./check_log -F /var/adm/messages -O /tmp/x -q NOTICE
>	./check_log:  test:  argument expected.
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>Dave Hall
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