Nagios Core External Commands

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Command Format:

Changes the check command for a particular service to be that specified by the "check_command" option. The "check_command" option specifies the short name of the command that should be used as the new service check command. 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_SVC_CHECK_COMMAND command
# to Nagios. Adjust variables to fit your environment as necessary.

now=`date +%s`

/bin/printf "[%lu] CHANGE_SVC_CHECK_COMMAND;host1;service1;newcheckcmd\n" $now > $commandfile    
Command Categories:

Adaptive Monitoring
Service and Host Checks

Nagios Version(s):

2.x, 3.x, 4.x

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