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RE: [Nagios-devel] Embedded Perl

Postby Guest » Thu Mar 21, 2002 7:07 am

On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, Alex Kuehne wrote:

> > Nagios currently uses the embedded perl interpreter to execute perl
> > plugins without the additional overhead of starting the interpreter
> > everytime.
>
> Okay, is it automatically done when you compile Nagios with embedded
> perl support?

yes

>
> > The only way you can use it currently is to write perl plugins.
>
> This it what I assumed ...
>
> > When you say extension - what type of extension are you envisioning?
> > On the cgi/web interface? or on the scheduling/monitoring side?
>
> My Netsaint/Nagios host becomes the local loghost, where every
> syslogable machine will log to, and that's a lot. I use MySQL for
> storing all the syslog stuff, and now I use Nagios for analysing
> what's going on. The idea is to have a plugin for cross-checking the
> database for words like "refused" "error" and all the bad things which
> happens every day, and returning Warning or Critical when it is found.
> For this I need a plugin.
>




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