Nagios Core External Commands

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Command Format:

Changes the event handler command for a particular host to be that specified by the "event_handler_command" option. The "event_handler_command" option specifies the short name of the command that should be used as the new host event handler. The command must have been configured in Nagios before it was last (re)started.

Shell Script Usage Example:
# This is a sample shell script showing how you can submit the CHANGE_HOST_EVENT_HANDLER command
# to Nagios. Adjust variables to fit your environment as necessary.

now=`date +%s`

/bin/printf "[%lu] CHANGE_HOST_EVENT_HANDLER;host1;neweventhandlercmd\n" $now > $commandfile    
Command Categories:

Adaptive Monitoring
Event Handlers

Nagios Version(s):

2.x, 3.x, 4.x

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