Updated Monitoring Plugins Version is coming soon

Three months ago version 2.0 of Monitoring Plugins was released. Since then many changes were integrated. You can find a quick overview in the upstream NEWS. Now it's time to move forward and a new release is expected soon. It would be very welcome if you could give the…

Monitoring Plugins Debian packages

You may wonder why the old good nagios-plugins are not up to date in Debian unstable and testing. Since the people behind and maintaining the plugins <= 1.5 were forced to rename the software project into Monitoring Plugins there was some work behind the scenes and much QA work…

Monitoring Plugins release ahead

It seems to be a great time for monitoring solutions. Some of you may have noticed that Icinga has released it's first stable version of the completely redeveloped Icinga 2. After several changes in the recent past, where the Team maintaining the Plugins used for several Monitoring solutions was busy…

Bye bye Nagios-Plugins

Last night it seems the so called 'Nagios Plugins' project was cut off. The story started a decade ago when development of the plugins compatible with Nagios was taken over by an independent group of developers. Some time later, the domain of the 'Nagios Plugins' project was handed over to…

Nagios Plugins 1.5 released

Today the Nagios Plugins Development Team released the long awaited version 1.5 of the Nagios Plugins. It contains several bug-fixes as well as new features. The project moved to a new home at nagios-plugins.org, the SCM and issue tracker moved to github. If you want to contribute to…

nagios-plugins: Call for testing

Some of you might have noticed there is a new nagios-plugins version in the row. To support upstream in evaluating bugs and bringing the code to a wider audience, I uploaded the latest development version into Debian unstable. Since this package version contrib/ is dropped by upstream. But we stopped…

nagios-plugins 1.4.16 is going to be released

Short before Debian is freezing the upcoming release of a new version of nagios-plugins is scheduled for Wednesday. The good news is, that a recent version is available in unstable and testing. Upstream only fixed some check_ping issues, which are not included in nagios-plugins 1.4.16~pre1-1. There…

Monitoring dualstacked service with Icinga

Having monitoring for dualstack connectivity in place helps a lot. Unfortunately in most cases we are running also services we want to offer dualstacked. In the past we just monitored in those cases IPv4 only or created a separate check for the same service on IPv6. This is a bit…