[Nagiosplug-help] check_icmp oddness

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Fri Apr 4 11:42:21 CEST 2008

Israel Brewster wrote:
> I am having some difficulty using the check_icmp plugin to monitor a  
> number of my hosts, specifically Linksys RV082 routers running the  
> latest firmware. What's happening is if I have a command line such as:
> ./check_icmp -n 2 -m 1 -w 3000,80% -c 5000,100% xx.xxx.xxx.111  
> xx.xxx.xxx.33

Add '-i 0.5s' to the command line and it might just magically start
working. That will increase the packet interval, which can sometimes
be too short when sending to a single host with multiple IP's.
Especially if there's a firewall in between.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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