[Nagiosplug-help] Error: Could not interpret output from ping command

Sand Philipp Philipp.Sand at sycor.de
Fri Aug 13 00:40:03 CEST 2004

> >Maybe you should do check_ping --help and learn about using 
> the plugin
> >;)
> >  
> >
> I've been working with Nagios and previously Netsaint for a 
> few years now and have contributed some plugins myself. I do 
> know how to use plugins, and believe it or not, I do know 
> what to expect when I add --help.
Sorry, I didn't want to offend you!

> >A right way to execute the plugin would be something like that: 
> >
> >#./check_ping -H $HOSTADDRESS$ -w 600.0,100% -c 800.0,100% -p 5
> >  
> >
> If you like...
> [root at gcclo77 libexec]# ./check_ping -H d3178oc1 -w 
> 600.0,100% -c 800.0,100% -p 5 /bin/ping -n -U -c 5 d3178oc1
> Error: Could not interpret output from ping command
Maybe I'm the dummy here...but why do you add  the "/bin/ping -n -U -c 5
d3178oc1" Part to your Plugin execution? Or is that part of the Output?

> The very same problem. Funny that... As I said before: this 
> error ONLY occurs when the host is down. So maybe I'm doing 
> something right...
`Maybe ;)


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