[Nagiosplug-help] getting the check_dhcp pluggin to work

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Dec 1 08:33:07 CET 2004

dwStephen Joy wrote:
> hi,
> i am trying to get the check_dhcp plugin working and am not having
> much luck. so far i am not using it from within nagios just running
> it from a command line but i am getting this error:
> "Error: Could not bind to DHCP socket (port 68)! Check your
> privileges..."

Are you running a proper DHCP client on the same machine? If you do, it 
won't work.

> i am running it as root and ran the make command as root also.
> any ideas as to why i am getting thi error and what i can do to
> resolve it would be much appreiceated.
> Thanks.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
OP5 AB                             www.op5.se
Lead Developer

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