The check_real Plugin

check_real v2.3git (monitoring-plugins 2.3git)
Copyright (c) 1999 Pedro Leite <>
Copyright (c) 2000-2007 Monitoring Plugins Development Team

This plugin tests the REAL service on the specified host.

check_real -H host [-e expect] [-p port] [-w warn] [-c crit] [-t timeout] [-v]

 -h, --help
    Print detailed help screen
 -V, --version
    Print version information
    Read options from an ini file. See
    for usage and examples.
 -H, --hostname=ADDRESS
    Host name, IP Address, or unix socket (must be an absolute path)
 -p, --port=INTEGER
    Port number (default: 554)
 -u, --url=STRING
    Connect to this url
 -e, --expect=STRING
String to expect in first line of server response (default: RTSP/1.)
 -w, --warning=DOUBLE
    Response time to result in warning status (seconds)
 -c, --critical=DOUBLE
    Response time to result in critical status (seconds)
 -t, --timeout=INTEGER
    Seconds before connection times out (default: 10)
 -v, --verbose
    Show details for command-line debugging (output may be truncated by
    the monitoring system)

This plugin will attempt to open an RTSP connection with the host.
Successul connects return STATE_OK, refusals and timeouts return
STATE_CRITICAL, other errors return STATE_UNKNOWN.  Successful connects,
but incorrect response messages from the host result in STATE_WARNING return

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