[Nagiosplug-help] service check interval

Mike Loud mike.loud at comandsolutions.com
Thu Jan 27 21:06:23 CET 2011

Benny, thank you, that was exactly what I needed, apologies if this was a 
total noob question, but I appreciate the answer.


-----Original Message----- 
From: C. Bensend
Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:57 PM
To: nagiosplug-help at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Nagiosplug-help] service check interval

> I have done some extensive searching but cannot find a definitive answer,
> Is there no way to say check this service every x minutes? I want to check
> http every 1 minute lets say, my service definition looks like:
> define service {
> use generic-service
> host_name nrpe2.webcomand.com
> service_description VARNISH Port 80
> check_command check_nrpe!check_varnish
> }
> Do I Just need to put an argument in somewhere? Thanks.

Look at the documentation for services:


The interesting bit you're seeking is 'check_interval'.  If the
above is your service definition in its entirety, it is defined
in your 'generic-service' template.


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