[Nagios-devel] Nagios lying about host status?

Ahmon Dancy dancy at franz.com
Tue Jan 2 20:05:07 UTC 2007


When the service recovered (a few minutes ago), I got the service
recovery notification, followed by the host recovery notification.
Something is definitely wrong.

>> Hello.
>> I'm using 2.6 as packaged by Fedora Core 5.
>> I have a host that went through the following sequence of events:
>> service problem occured (which nagios noticed)
>> host was rebooted (which nagios noticed)
>> service problem persisted after reboot.
>> However, nagios did not notice that the host came back up.  
>> In the host state information, it claims that it has been checking the
>> host regularly.. but it is never updating the host status.  I ran the
>> host checking command by hand (check_ping ...) and it reports proper
>> information.

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