Nagios & Jail

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Wed Dec 17 21:30:08 UTC 2008

On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Albert Shih wrote:


> I'm trying to install a nagios server in a jail.
> I've a problem with check_ping.
> [root@]# /usr/local/libexec/nagios/check_ping -H some_host -w 3000.0,80% -c 5000.0,100% -p 5
> CRITICAL - You need more args!!!
> Could not open pipe:
> So I think it's become the «ping problem». So I put
> 	sysctl -w security.jail.allow_raw_sockets=1
> in the host-jail-server.
> In the jail I can make a ping but the nagios check_ping don't work.
> Anyone have succefully install a nagios server in a jail ?

so do you know what check_ping is trying to do? Does it give you an
error message? Anything?


Bjoern A. Zeeb                      The greatest risk is not taking one.

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