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 […]Read more "Various Nagios plugins"
Further to yesterday’s post about setting up SMS alerts from Nagios, I decided I wanted to monitor how many SMS credits I have left in my account. AQL provide a way of finding out via an HTTP request, so I set about writing a perl module to check and return the result to Nagios. N.B. […]Read more "Monitoring AQL SMS credit 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, […]Read more "SMS alerts with Nagios"