[Nagiosplug-help] Warning: Monitoring process may not be running

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Wed Feb 9 08:40:12 CET 2005

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Matthew Deatherage wrote:

> I'm getting the "Warning: Monitoring process may not be running" message
> from my nagios system and the Process Info claims "Could not open pipe
> for process check command."  I just moved our nagios install to a new
> gentoo install.
> If I run the command from a prompt as the nagios user I get:
> "Nagios ok: located 5 processes, status log updated 12 seconds ago"
> cgi.cfg:
> nagios_check_command='/usr/nagios/libexec/check_nagios -F
> /var/nagios/status.log -e 5 -C "/usr/nagios/bin/nagios"'
> check_nagios (nagios-plugins 1.3.1) 1.4 was compiled -mysql and -postgres
> I'm guessing I've got the perms wrong somewhere if it "can't open pipe".
> Any ideas?
> -md

It need to be able to run as the httpd user - not nagios - since it is 
executed as part of the cgi.



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