[Nagios-users] Alert host down with passive check

Greg Pangrazio pangrazi at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 15:18:23 UTC 2010


You can use a macro for another service but why don't you use that service
as the host check?
On Dec 11, 2010 2:00 AM, "Rikard Dahlberg" <rik.dahlberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks for the fast answer.
> Freshenss seems to do the tric, to a point anyway.
> I can see if the host services dies now, just like an active check as its
down. However it doesn't report correctly on the host status.
>
> Since freshness last resport option is to ping the host IP adress, and if
the server goes down and are behind a firewall, the ping will just go to
that gateway. Is there any way to "fake" nagios to thinking that the host is
down if some service goes down?
> Rikard
>
>> From: pangrazi at gmail.com
>> Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:28:13 -0600
>> To: rik.dahlberg at gmail.com; nagios-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Nagios-users] Alert host down with passive check
>>
>> Please keep the list on the replies so others can learn from this as
well.
>>
>> define service{
>> use generic-service
>> host_name HOST
>> service_description Logged In users
>> active_checks_enabled 0;
>> passive_checks_enabled 1;
>> check_freshness 1;
>> freshness_threshold 600;
>> check_command check_stale!2!'This Service is stale'
>> }
>>
>> Greg Pangrazio
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Rikard Dahlberg <rik.dahlberg at gmail.com>
wrote:
>> > Thanks.
>> >
>> > I've now edited nagios.cfg to use freshness and looked up the manual..
:)
>> > Would you mind giving me an example of the service and command? Mine
still
>> > isn't working..
>> >
>> > Rikard
>> >
>> >> From: pangrazi at gmail.com
>> >> Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 08:05:45 -0600
>> >> To: nagios-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> >> Subject: Re: [Nagios-users] Alert host down with passive check
>> >>
>> >> You are looking for "Freshness"
>> >>
>> >> check out http://nagios.sourceforge.net/docs/3_0/freshness.html
>> >>
>> >> I use this with all of my passive checks.
>> >>
>> >> Greg Pangrazio
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 7:56 AM, Rikard Dahlberg <ej_seg at hotmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > Heya guys!
>> >> >
>> >> > Is there any possible way to configure nagios to report host as
DOWN, if
>> >> > nagios havn't got any passive checkresult within like 5 minutes?
>> >> > Can I change that somehow? For now, when a host dies in my current
>> >> > configuration, it actually doesn't report is as DOWN, since im using
>> >> > passive
>> >> > checks. But i want to set nagios to if i havn't got a new
passive.-check
>> >> > result in 5 minutes, i want nagios to automaticly set it as DOWN...
>> >> >
>> >> > Any idea please? :)
>> >> >
>> >> > Regards
>> >> > Rikard
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
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