[Icinga-devel] Introducing a soft-OK state

Matthew Brooks matthew at sonomatechpartners.com
Thu Sep 20 22:40:52 CEST 2018

On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 8:22 AM Markus Frosch <markus.frosch at icinga.com>

> In other terms, changes to the state engine are pretty tricky, and we
> really try to avoid them.
For example, if you introduce a SOFT-OK, how would flap detection then work?

> Soft states in general are meant to avoid false problems, and not really
> false recoveries...
A more sane way of dealing with your issue is to address it with the check
plugin itself. If the service goes from NOT-OK to OK have the check plugin
re-check before reporting back.

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