[Nagiosplug-help] check_dhcp on same interface

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Thu Jun 30 09:46:40 CEST 2005

Michael Shoemaker wrote:
> I have been trying to get my dhcp server setup so that nagios is able to 
> monitor if the dhcp server fails to hand out an ip.
> Nagios and dhcpd are running on the same machine with a single interface. 
> if I run check_dhcp -i iprb0 
> all I get is ->  DHCP problem: No DHCPOFFERs were received.
> I know the server is providing dhcp as we have a test modem that can connect.
> Any suggestions or further information I can provide for suggestions?

check_procs should do the trick. The dhcp daemon won't answer requests 
made to itself from its own MAC address.

> Michael Shoemaker
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Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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