Nagwin is capable of processing external commands issued by other applications, allowing to monitor systems via passive checks rather than issuing active checks.
- Create the bash script below in the bin directory (send_extcmd as example):
# A shell script to submit an external command to Nagwin.
# external command and its parameters. Example:
# PROCESS_HOST_CHECK_RESULT;host1;0;Host appears to be UP
/bin/printf "[%lu] $1\n" $now > $commandfile
A full listing of external commands that can be used can be found here.
send_extcmd "PROCESS_HOST_CHECK_RESULT;hosta;0;Host A is UP"
- Service A on Host B is working properly:
send_extcmd "PROCESS_SERVICE_CHECK_RESULT;hosta;servicea;0;OK - Service A is working properly."
- Send a set of of external commands in a file: