Archive for May 2012

Monitoring Windows with NSClient++

I’ve been playing with Nagios recently and have been using NSClient++ to monitor Windows machines. In some places the documentation wasn’t too great so I thought I’d outline some service checks I’ve got working here. The service definitions here would normally be defined on the Nagios host not on the Windows box itself. Check Windows […]

Nagios timeperiod for Bank Holidays

The Nagios configuration files come with a timeperiod example for US Public holidays but not for good old Blighty! Obviously that won’t do so here’s one for England & Wales (sorry Scotland!). define timeperiod { name england-wales-holidays timeperiod_name england-wales-holidays alias England & Wales Holidays january 1 00:00-00:00 ; New Years Day march 29 00:00-00:00 ; […]