Various Nagios plugins

I’ve now written several Nagios plugins and submitted them all to MonitoringExchange. Here’s a quick summary: check_temper for monitoring the temperature with a TEMPer USB thermometer check_kernel for checking that the currently running kernel on an RPM-based system is the most recent installed kernel (not necessarily the latest available kernel in the repository) check_aql_balance for […]

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SMS alerts with Nagios

In a previous post I mentioned how easy it is to increase functionality in Nagios. Today I was asked to set up SMS alerts in Nagios, as well as the existing email alerts. I am by no means the first person to write about this, but this post is intended to be a start-to-finish guide, […]

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