[Nagiosplug-help] [Nagios-users] Host monitoring

Marc Powell marc at ena.com
Fri Oct 24 02:04:31 CEST 2008

On Oct 23, 2008, at 3:48 PM, Andy Shellam wrote:

> However, your services are alerting on every OK result - if you  
> convert
> the timestamps for your ping service you'll notice it's every 5  
> minutes
> - which I'm guessing is your service check interval.

An alert is not a notification. It's just a log entry that something  
'interesting' has happened with that service. It may be the first  
check after restart/reload, a hard state change, a volatile change or  
a stalking change.

> I have absolutely no idea why Nagios thinks that an OK state is an  
> alert
> though.  Does anyone with more experience than me have any ideas?

I'd hazard a guess that stalking is enabled. http://nagios.sourceforge.net/docs/3_0/stalking.html


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