[Nagiosplug-help] Trouble installing plugins - not templated perhaps?

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Tue Sep 2 15:58:05 CEST 2003

In the nagios distribution, there should be a "convertcfg" program or 
source in the contrib directory.

Use it to convert files from the old style to the new style.


On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Peter Kiem wrote:

> Hi,
> Recently installed the following RPMs to test out Nagios:
> nagios-1.1-3.dag.rh73.i386.rpm
> nagios-plugins-1.3.1-2.dag.rh73.i386.rpm
> I don't think the plugins are working cause I see this in the logs:
> [1062474392] Warning: Return code of 127 for check of service 'HTTP' on
> host 'web1' was out of bounds. Make sure the plugin you're trying to run
> actually exists.
> Ok, so I copied the /usr/share/doc/nagios-plugins-1.3.1/command.cfg to
> /etc/nagios and changed /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg so that the line
> "cfg_file=/etc/nagios/checkcommands.cfg" reads
> "cfg_file=/etc/nagios/command.cfg"
> but now when I verify nagios I get
> Error: Unexpected token or statement in file '/etc/nagios/command.cfg' on
> line 33.
> which is the following line:
> command[notify-by-email]=/bin/printf "$OUTPUT$" | /bin/mail -s
> To my untrained eye it looks like the config file is the old style command
> syntax whereas the Nagios program is looking for the new template syntax.
> Is this correct and how do I fix it?


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