Host Down Notification not sent when Ping Timed Out

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Host Down Notification not sent when Ping Timed Out

Postby vlakshman » Fri May 17, 2019 9:14 am

Team,

I have a Host which is failing PING test and goes DOWN saying "DOWN- Ping Timed Out" in Nagios.
But I don't get notification for this!
Is this the default behavior of Nagios?
Is there a way to send notification when PING test fails?
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Re: Host Down Notification not sent when Ping Timed Out

Postby benjaminsmith » Fri May 17, 2019 2:48 pm

Hello @vlakshman,

Are you getting notifications when the other hosts and services are down or critical? You'll want to check host definition to make sure you have notifications enabled with the desired notification options.

If click on the host in the GUI, are you able to send a custom notification?
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