[Nagiosplug-help] check_ssh/check_tcp and icmp ping
Johan.Postma at mpibp-frankfurt.mpg.de
Mon Nov 3 18:07:27 CET 2008
that was the problem. I overlooked the check-host-alive command in the
server template that I used. I was just searching in the wrong
thanks and problem solved
On Nov 03, 2008 03:41 PM, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest <dermoth at aei.ca> wrote:
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>On 03/11/08 09:05 AM, Andreas Ericsson wrote:
>>Johan Postma wrote:
>>>I want to check the ssh connection to an external host, however I am
>>>allowed/able to send icmp requests. If I use the check_ssh or
>>>plugin, apparently a ping request is also sent, resulting in a nagios
>>>state "host down", is there a way to disable these icmp requests?
>>They don't send ping requests. At least not the ICMP_ECHO kind. If
>>watching the network traffic with a packet sniffer (such as
>>you could well be seeing Nagios' attempts at running the previously
>>configured ping check (or some such). Whatever it is, neither
>>nor check_tcp have any knowledge if the ICMP protocol what so ever.
>I guess he's talking about the host check.
>Johan, have a look at the host definition...
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Johan P.M. Postma
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