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CHANGE_CUSTOM_CONTACT_VAR

Command Format:
CHANGE_CUSTOM_CONTACT_VAR;<contact_name>;<varname>;<varvalue>
Description:

Changes the value of a custom contact variable.

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

now=`date +%s`
commandfile='/usr/local/nagios/var/rw/nagios.cmd'

/bin/printf "[%lu] CHANGE_CUSTOM_CONTACT_VAR;egalstad;_SOMEVAR;SOMEVALUE\n" $now > $commandfile    
Command Categories:

Adaptive Monitoring
Contacts

Nagios Version(s):

3.x, 4.x

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