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send_nsca

send_nsca

Section: User Commands (1) Updated: December 2005
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NAME

send_nsca - send passive check results to an NSCA daemon

 

SYNOPSIS

send_nsca -H <host_address> [-p port] [-to to_sec] [-d delim] [ -c config_file]

 

DESCRIPTION

send_nsca This utility is used to send passive check results to the NSCA daemon. Host and Service check data that is to be sent to the NSCA daemon is read from standard input. Input should be provided in the following format (tab-delimited unless overriden with -d command line argument, one entry per line):
Service Checks
<host>\t<svc_description>\t<return_code>\t<plugin_output>\n
Host Checks:
<host>\t<return_code>\t<plugin_output>\n

 

OPTIONS

host_address
The IP address of the host running the NSCA daemon
port
The port on which the daemon is running - default is 5667
to_sec
Number of seconds before connection attempt times out. (default timeout is 10 seconds)
delim
Delimiter to use when parsing input (defaults to a tab)
config_file
Name of config file to use

 

SEE ALSO

nsca(1)

 

FILES

/etc/nsca.cfg
nsca server configuration
/etc/send_nsca.cfg
send_nsca configuration

 

AUTHOR

NSCA was written by Ethan Galstad <nagios@nagios.org>. This manpage was written by sean finney <seanius@debian.org> for Debian (but it may be freely used, modified, and redistributed by others).


 

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