[Nagiosplug-help] Re: unexpected check_procs behavior

Voon, Ton Ton.Voon at egg.com
Fri Aug 29 02:03:21 CEST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jeff vier [mailto:jeff.vier at tradingtechnologies.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 6:57 PM
> To: nagiosplug-help
> Subject: RE: [Nagiosplug-help] Re: unexpected check_procs behavior
> On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 12:17, Voon, Ton wrote:
> > The "a warning status will be generated if the count is 
> inside the specified
> > range" is if you specify max:min - not min:max. I got 
> caught out by this
> > too.
> ah, I get you.  I wasn't analyzing what was there that meticulously.
> > As for the -C, this looks for a specific command as 
> returned by the ps
> > command used (check_procs -v to see which command). You 
> want -a if you want
> > to search for a substring. 
> Ah, so -a does do a substring of the whole command (not just
> arguments).  I should have tried that.
> However, there is a problem with it (at least in v1.3.1) - it finds
> itself:
> [~/nrpe]$ ./check_procs -c 1:8 -a "skljffsdfsdfdsfsd"
> OK - 1 processes running with args skljffsdfsdfdsfsd
> (there are no skljffsdfsdfdsfsd processes)

Already fixed in CVS.

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