[Nagiosplug-help] Disabling services on specific hosts

Philip Marcus pmarcus at structuredcommons.com
Mon Dec 15 20:37:44 CET 2008

Hi Grant,

This is probably a configuration issue with your nagios services.cfg file.
Where you define your service check for SMTP, make sure the 4 hosts you want
to monitor are specified in the "host_name" directive, and that the fifth
host is not there. This is independent of your NRPE configs.


On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 10:59 AM, Grant Lowe <glowe at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have five servers that I want to monitor basic stuff for.  I have check
> for file system usage on /, /usr/, etc.  I also check swap space.  I want to
> check SMTP on four of the five servers.  But for some reason I can't seem to
> stop monitoring on the fifth host.  It keeps on showing up as connection
> refused (which it should as I don't have mail enabled on the machine).
> This is nrpe v 2.10, and server is nagios 3.0.3.
> Any and all help is appreciated!
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