[Nagiosplug-help] getting the check_dhcp pluggin to work
strombrg at dcs.nac.uci.edu
Thu Dec 2 11:32:02 CET 2004
On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 08:29 +0100, Tom DE BLENDE (GCC) wrote:
> 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.
Usually when root doesn't have access to something, there's either NFS
involved (and root is being remapped to some other user), or some binary
is setuid to some user other than root.
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