[Nagiosplug-help] monitoring F5 bigIP Load Balancers

Heiko rupertt at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 14:10:32 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 1:53 PM, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest <dermoth at aei.ca> wrote:
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> On 19/06/08 02:42 AM, Heiko wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 3:34 AM, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest <dermoth at aei.ca> wrote:
>> Thanks. although you added only one -v flag. I'd like all three to see
>> in full details what's happening. Can you reproduce the "1/0 node
>> online" one in full debug (-vvv)?
>>> Hello Thomas,
>>> we didnt have that exact message again,
>>> when i start youre poolcheck from the bash the result come very fast:
>>>  /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_bigip_pool -H -C public
>>> -S 9 -vw 51 -c 26 -P cbf-bla_mysql -t 180
>>> Getting 'MemberQty' trough SNMP
>>> Matching F5-BIGIP-LOCAL-MIB::ltmPoolMemberPoolName against
>>> '\.1\.3\.6\.1\.4\.1\.3375\.2\.2\.5\.3\.2\.1\.1\.17\.99\.98\.119\.45\.105\.100\.101\.97\.115\.116\.118\.95\.109\.121\.115\.113\.108'
>>> Getting 'ActiveMemberCount' trough SNMP
>>> CHECK_BIGIP_POOL WARNING - cbf-bla_mysql 1/2 nodes online
>>> Can this problem be located inside nagios?
>> Also are you trying to check both the passive and active BigIPs in a HA
>> pair? This check was designed to run on the floating IP so you always
>> get to the Active BigIP.
>>> I changed that now, so we only check the floating IP, but it didnt
>>> change anything, I still get timeouts.
> This is strange... You can replicate pretty much the nagios environment
> by running the plugins as the nagios user and prepending a "env -i " to
> the command, i.e.:
> $ env -i /path/to/plugin args...
> Unfortunately if you can't reproduce it from the command line I can't
> really help... The only thing I can suggest is double-checking that
> you're passing the same arguments (and using the same plugin) in the
> Nagios config.
Hi Thomas,

i logt in as nagios and run the plugin with env -i, I got a response
on a pool that has a timeout in nagios.
So its somewhere inside nagios, thx for your help, i came some big
steps forward.



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