[Nagiosplug-help] md5 sums for the plugins

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Nov 12 09:36:36 CET 2008

Pavel Mirsky wrote:
>>> On 11/11/08 07:42 PM, Pavel Mirsky wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I am interested in Nagios and am working through
>> the plugin
>>>> installation.  I've downloaded the source but
>> am unable to
>>>> find MD5 sums on your site to compare with my
>> download.  Can
>>>> you point me to the MD5 sums so I can verify my
>> the
>>>> integrity of my download?
>>> There are checksums in Gzip compression, so it it
>> untars
>>> without errors it's fine.
>> Could he be asking to verify that the download is not trojaned?
>> -Jason Martin -- Nobody knows the Tribbles I've seen... This
>> message is PGP/MIME signed.
> Thank you for your responses.  The biggest concern is ensuring that
> the files I have downloaded contain only the code that the developers
> intended - IE. not trojaned.  If this is satisfied, I will know I
> have received it without errors as well.
> I have looked all over http://nagiosplugins.org/ and the Nagios
> Plugins Sourceforge site and found nothing.  The MD5 is for the
> Nagios core is in the release notes on the Nagios site.  Why not for
> the plugins as well?  Have I overlooked it?

Not that it fixes your issue right now, but if you download the git
repo and build from that, you have SHA1 hashes verifying not only the
content but also the entire history on every revision.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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