[Nagiosplug-help] Creating a plugin

Robert Marxreiter rmarxreiter at web.de
Tue Aug 2 11:12:00 CEST 2011

Hello Claudio,

try prepending two backslashes.

e.g. "myservice\\$system-guard"

- Robert

> Hi,
> I´m a begineer in Ngaios,
> I´m using Nagios to scan my entire network wich contains services with a
> illegal characther (the dollar symbol,"$"),
> i.e.   myservice$system-guard
> I tried many ways to overcome  this issue,
> Escaping the dollar symbol by introducing another dollar symbol or the
> escape slash (myservice\$system-guard, myservice$$system-guard or
> myservice\$$system-guard).
> Deleting the $ at nagios core configurator manager and at nagios.cfg file,
> after doing this check_nt plugin gives a error saying "could not parse
> arguments"
> None of them works.
> I´m desperately needing help to create a especificaly plugin to monitor
> this service.
> Any help please
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