Nagios Core External Commands

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Command Format:

This is used to submit a passive check result for a particular host. The "status_code" indicates the state of the host check and should be one of the following: 0=UP, 1=DOWN, 2=UNREACHABLE. The "plugin_output" argument contains the text returned from the host check, along with optional performance data.

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

now=`date +%s`

/bin/printf "[%lu] PROCESS_HOST_CHECK_RESULT;host1;0;Host appears to be UP\n" $now > $commandfile    
Command Categories:

Service and Host Checks

Nagios Version(s):

2.x, 3.x, 4.x

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