[Nagiosplug-help] getting the check_dhcp pluggin to work

Tom DE BLENDE (GCC) Tom.DeBlende at dhl.com
Wed Dec 1 23:31:01 CET 2004

Andreas Ericsson wrote:

> 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.

Make sure you run the plugin setuid root.

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