Nagios Core External Commands

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Command Format:

Directs Nagios to process all external commands that are found in the file specified by the <file_name> argument. If the <delete> option is non-zero, the file will be deleted once it has been processes. If the <delete> option is set to zero, the file is left untouched.

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

now=`date +%s`

/bin/printf "[%lu] PROCESS_FILE;/usr/local/nagios/libexec/morecommands.cmd;0\n" $now > $commandfile    
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Nagios Version(s):

3.x, 4.x

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