[Nagiosplug-help] Checking for a process
Ton.Voon at egg.com
Wed Jan 29 05:13:02 UTC 2003
I think this should do what you want:
check_procs -c 1:1 -C fetchmailx
Be aware that the -C is not a pattern-match: it must be the full name of the
command. Run "check_procs -v" to see the ps command used and it should be
the process name in the last column.
From: David Corbin [mailto:dcorbin at machturtle.com]
Sent: 29 January 2003 12:23
To: Voon, Ton
Cc: nagiosplug-help at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Nagiosplug-help] Checking for a process
I don't mean to be stupid, but .... It's clear I don't understand the
command line arguments. I've tried playing with several combinations of
arguments, but they all yield "OK". What should the arguments be to
verify that exactly one instance of the process is running? (I think
I've got the -C part right, it's the rest that's causing me grief).
oboe:/usr/local/nagios/libexec# ./check_procs -w 1-1 -c 1-1 -C fetchmailx
OK - 0 processes running with command name fetchmailx
Voon, Ton wrote:
>From: David Corbin [mailto:dcorbin at machturtle.com]
>Sent: 29 January 2003 11:55
>To: nagiosplug-help at lists.sourceforge.net
>Subject: [Nagiosplug-help] Checking for a process
>Is there a plugin that is designed to check that a particular process is
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