[Nagiosplug-help] Checking for a process

David Corbin dcorbin at machturtle.com
Wed Jan 29 16:03:06 UTC 2003


Yep.  That was it.  It's all a matter of how a range is specified, which 
doesn't seem to be documented  in the help.

Voon, Ton wrote:

>David,
>
>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.
>
>Ton
>
>-----Original Message-----
>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
>
>Thanks
>David
>
>Voon, Ton wrote:
>
>  
>
>>check_procs ;-)
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>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 
>>running?
>>
>>Thanks
>>David
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
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