[Nagiosplug-help] check_load output error..

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Nov 23 02:58:01 CET 2005

Arun G Nair wrote:
> Hi all,
>    Its my first post and am a new Nagios user. Have it configured and
> running on FreeBSD 5.4. I use the check_load plugin to check load for a
> system in my network. But the loads are different than those output by
> top/uptime commands. Why is this ? Or did I do anything wrong ?

check_load is a local plugin. You need to run it through NRPE or ssh, 
otherwise it checks the load of the system where you're running Nagios.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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