Dec 072010
 

Hi,

Here is a an NRPE script which will monitor your Citrix Licence server. The script is based on article CTX112594 which is quite old now (Oct. 2007).

If someone have a newer reference file, please post a comment and I’ll try to update my script.

I use “lmstat -a” command and then parse the result. Normaly, this command should work on your server. When you try it on your server and if you receive an error please check this post:
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Dec 072010
 

Hi,

Merethis has released Centreon 2.1.10
The update is very simple:

cd /usr/local/src
sudo wget http://download.centreon.com/index.php?id=144
sudo tar -xzf centreon-2.1.10.tar.gz
cd centreon-2.1.10
sudo ./install.sh -u /etc/centreon

After accepting the license, simply answer yes to all the questions you’ll see.

When finished, connect to the web interface and follow the “NEXT, NEXT, NEXT” steps.

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Oct 102010
 

Hi,

In a previous; post we covered the installation of satellite in LAN. It is usefull if you have to monitor machines from distant sites. Generaly these sites are accessible with your local network or through a VPN but sometimes, the site is far away and is only accessible via internet connection. In most case, it’s located behind a firewall.
We will try to describe how we could set a secured connexion between distant satellite and our central monitoring server using SSH connection.

It will looks like something like that:

satelitte-ssh

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Sep 052010
 

Hi,

Nagios Core have been updated to 3.2.2
The update/installation process is not different as the one described in the main article

Nagios Core installation/update

cd /usr/local/src
sudo wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/nagios/nagios-3.2.2.tar.gz
sudo tar xvzf nagios-3.2.2.tar.gz
cd nagios-3.2.2
sudo ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/nagios --with-nagios-user=nagios --with-nagios-group=nagios --with-command-group=nagcmd --enable-nanosleep --enable-event-broker
sudo make all
sudo make install
sudo make install-init
sudo make install-commandmode
sudo make install-config
sudo update-rc.d -f nagios defaults
cd ..

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Aug 242010
 

Hi,

Since july, the new version of Nagios plugins is available. We’ll update/install it.

cd /usr/local/src
sudo wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/nagiosplug/nagios-plugins-1.4.15.tar.gz
sudo tar xvfz nagios-plugins-1.4.15.tar.gz
cd nagios-plugins-1.4.15
sudo ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/nagios --with-nagios-user=nagios --with-nagios-group=nagios
sudo make
sudo make install
cd /usr/local/src

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Aug 222010
 

Hi,

This post will cover the update process of Centreon Syslog module from version 1.2.1 to version 1.3.2
This update is composed of two parts. The syslog-server (which is updated from version 1.1 to 1.2) and syslog-frontend (which is updated from version 1.2.1 to 1.3.2)
Both are available from Centreon Forge (you have to be registered to get an access):

http://forge.centreon.com/projects/list_files/centreon-syslog

After getting the frontend and server files, transfer them on your server with WinSCP or any other tools you like.
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