[icinga-devel] useragent string for robot

David Rekowski david.rekowski at gmx.de
Wed Jun 24 10:32:23 CEST 2009

Am 24.06.2009 10:18, schrieb Michael Friedrich:
> Hi,
> as far as I'm concerned with Nagios plugins I think they will remain as
> is because they are not part of the Nagios core. As you can see in the
> quickstart guides for Icinga they can be installed just the way like
> nagios only using another install prefix.
> So afaik the Nagios plugins will be maintained by their current
> developers not by Icinga. If they decide to make one Version for Icinga,
> the HTTP header might change then as well.

Hello Michael and Hendrik,

thank you for your quick replies. I don't use nagios/icinga myself, so 
the plugin architecture wasn't fully clear to me. I'll use check_http as 
an indicator for robots and keep an eye on the logs.

Kind regards,
   David Rekowski

> David Rekowski wrote the following on 24.06.2009 10:09:
>> Hello icinga dev list,
>> Will icinga continue using something like
>>     check_http/1.89 (nagios-plugins 1.4.3)
>> as the useragent identification string or will nagios be likely replaced
>> by icinga?
>> Working on statistic analysis for a web CMS, I'm eagerly interested in
>> useragent identification strings. Since a monitoring tool like
>> nagios/icinga is likely to produce many hits on a website, I have to
>> make sure to count them as robot visits.
>> Any information on this topic would be highly appreciated. Thanks.

David Rekowski
mailto:david.rekowski at gmx.de

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