[Nagiosplug-help] check_http returns WARNING status on errors

David Schlecht dschlecht at doit.nv.gov
Mon Nov 21 09:38:07 CET 2005

Hi and thanks for the reply.				

> > errors result in a warning state */ else if (http_status >=
 400) die

> > (STATE_WARNING, _("HTTP WARNING: %s\n"), status_line

> >

> > A WARNING state on 404 errors seems, well, wrong. In my feeble
 way of

> > thinking, any result that doesn't have the expected string should

> > a CRITICAL status.

> So what would be a warning state? Getting a return code at all

> that the server responds (i.e. isn't down or overloaded enough
 for us to

> time out), but the response prevents us from getting a proper

It seems to me that anything other than latency and expected redirects
 is critical. Is that too restrictive? What am I overlooking?

I agree, a return-code matrix would be handy, but probably over-kill.

Again, thanks for your reply.

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