The check_flexlm Plugin

check_flexlm v2.3git (monitoring-plugins 2.3git)
The Monitoring Plugins come with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. You may redistribute
copies of the plugins under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING.
Copyright (c) 2000 Ernst-Dieter Martin/Karl DeBisschop

Check available flexlm license managers

   check_flexlm -F <filename> [-v] [-t] [-V] [-h]
   check_flexlm --help
   check_flexlm --version

-F, --filename=FILE
   Name of license file (usually "license.dat")
-v, --verbose
   Print some extra debugging information (not advised for normal operation)
-t, --timeout
   Plugin time out in seconds (default = 15 )
-V, --version
   Show version and license information
-h, --help
   Show this help screen

Flexlm license managers usually run as a single server or three servers and a
quorum is needed.  The plugin return OK if 1 (single) or 3 (triple) servers
are running, CRITICAL if 1(single) or 3 (triple) servers are down, and WARNING
if 1 or 2 of 3 servers are running

Send email to if you have questions regarding use
of this software. To submit patches or suggest improvements, send email to Please include version information with all
correspondence (when possible, use output from the --version option of the
plugin itself).