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Nagios Plugin Collection

September 3rd, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Nagios Plugin Collection is a set of scripts for the Nagios monitoring project to check the status off various system components.

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The following scripts are included in this release. For a detailed description please have a look at the usage informations of the scripts.

* check_groupshield
Checks the update status of the engine, the dat version and the antispam engine/dat files of the McAfee GroupShield 6.x for Exchange 200x.
* check_ipconfig
Make sure all required ip addresses and correct subnet masks are configured on the correct interface
* check_mscluster
This script can check the normal healthy status of a Microsoft(TM) Windows cluster. It can also check the status of several resource or groups.
* check_netshares
Make sure, the machine offerts all requested NetBios shares. This script does not validate the ACL permissions yet.
* check_onlineupdates/inspect_onlineupdates
The inspect_onlineupdates script search for new available Windows online updates and store them into a database. (Run this script from task scheduler regularly). The corresponding check script evaluate the database and alert if updates are pending or a reboot is required.
* check_perfcounter
To monitor performance counters on a machine this script can be used. It query the specified performance counter and alter if a value is to high.
* check_printers
Check the status of all printers on a Windows printserver. Can alert if a printer has a non-healthy state or if the queue contains too much print jobs.
* check_processes
Alerts if a process is not running, too much process, too little processes and so on. The syntax of the tests is stolen from the Unix test(1) command.
* check_service
Make sure all automatic services are running. Or if special services are specified, this script checks if they are running.
* check_shadowcopy
Count the created snapshots of a volume and alters if not enough snapshots are created; or if the last created snapshot is to old.
* check_taskscheduler
Reports errors if a scheduled task has not been started yet, or the task returns wich an non-success value.
* check_tcp
This is a simple clone of the check_tcp script from the Nagios plugin package which runs under windows which a compiler. Not all options are supported yet.
* check_uptime
Make sure the system is not in safe-mode. Alerts if the uptime is lower then a specified time and if the system was rebooted unexepectedly (system log).
* check_virusscan
This is the counter part of the check_groupshield script, but I checks the update status of a McAfee AntiVirus 8.5i installation: Engine, Dat.
* check_memory
Checks the free or used memory on a Windows machine.
* check_pagefile
Checks the pagefile usage on a Windows machines.
* check_processor
Check the CPU load on a Windows machine (at the moment no loadaverage is supported)
* check_win_disk
Checks the free or used space on a Windows volume. (The values can be percent or byte units)

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