[Nagiosplug-help] Questions using negate?
sghosh at sghosh.org
Fri Mar 14 16:11:01 CET 2003
There was a recent patch applied on negate - you might want to grab the
latest version of negate from CVS...
On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Rick . wrote:
> I downloaded and tested this plugin, and i am having the same problem.
> The plugin is always giving an OK, whether the negated plugin is OK or
> Does anybody know how to fix this?
> >From: Rose David <DRose at snyderdrug.com>
> >To: Nagiosplug-help at lists.sourceforge.net
> >Subject: RE: [Nagiosplug-help] Questions using negate?
> >Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 11:38:13 -0600
> >Thank you for your response and input. I have now used your script and it
> >has gotten me farther along than I have been able to this point. Here is
> >the catch. When I run this on the command line, it works just as
> >advertised, switching the return codes from 2 to 0 or from 0 to 2.
> >when I run it in nagios as a command, either a Critical or an OK state on
> >the check_ping shows up as OK. Using the same command, I get the following
> >two results:
> >Status Status Information
> >OK CRITICAL - Plugin timed out after 10 seconds
> >OK PING OK - Packet loss = 20%, RTA = 245.95 ms
> >Any further input as to what I might do to get this to work?
> > > We re-wrote negate as a simple perl script. I have tried your
> > > check_ping input with my version of negate and here is what I get:
> > >
> > >
> > > root at lxxxx:[/home/nagios/etc]: /home/nagios/libexec/new-negate
> > > /home/nagios/libexec/check_ping -H auspap01 -w 1000.0,100% -c
> > > 1000.0,100% -p 5
> > > Command is: /home/nagios/libexec/check_ping -H host01 -w
> > > 1000.0,100% -c
> > > 1000.0,100% -p 5PING OK - Packet loss = 0%, RTA = 4.62 ms
> > > Return code is 0
> > > root at lapin:[/home/nagios/etc]: echo $?
> > > 2
> > >
> > > The first return code is the actual return from the check_ping plugin,
> > > the second $? output is the negated output. Since check_ping produces
> > > multiple return codes depending on the result, it is
> > > difficult to use a
> > > generic negate plugin. I have included our version of the plugin
> > > "new-negate. Hope this helps..
> > >
> > > Good luck
> > >
> > >
> > > John Cockerham
> > > Sr. Network Administrator
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