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CRITICAL - Plugin timed out

Postby supmethods » Tue Jul 12, 2022 8:45 pm


I have a Nagios error as follows "CRITICAL - Plugin timed out". The server is monitoring systems using SSH.

What can I do to troubleshoot this problem? Thank you.
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Re: CRITICAL - Plugin timed out

Postby gormank » Thu Jul 14, 2022 10:43 am

SSH to the nagios host, become the nagios user, run the plugin with correct arguments and look at the results. If the plugin takes a long time to run you may need to increase the timeout in nagios.cfg.
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Re: CRITICAL - Plugin timed out

Postby supmethods » Wed Sep 14, 2022 10:36 pm

It seems to run for 10 secs and I get the CRITICAL TIMEOUT warning.

Which timeout value do I need to change? I thought it would be service_check_timeout which has been set to 60 seconds. When I run the check, it seems to run only for 10 secs.

Here are the options I have:
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