[icinga-users] Icinga check_postgres.pl

Christian Gebler geblerchristian at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 2 14:37:59 CET 2012

2012/3/2 Christian Gebler <geblerchristian at googlemail.com>

> 2012/3/2 Alexander Wirt <formorer at formorer.de>
>> Christian Gebler schrieb am Freitag, den 02. März 2012:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > i want to check whether my postgreSQL-Server connection is active or
>> > broken.
>> > I tried to use a script called "check_postgre.pl" and defined all
>> commands
>> > and services.
>> > Icinga is running on a dedicated server, without postgreSQL, the
>> > postgre-server i want to check is in the same network.
>> > In the check_postgre.pl script i defined all ports and the "PSQL"
>> path, but
>> > icinga said something like "error: no psql executable". So i think
>> icinga
>> > trying to run the psql executable on the local server but not on the
>> > postgre-server i want to check? Can i check the connection from the
>> > postgre-server without having postgreSQL installed on my icinga machine?
>> You want to use http://bucardo.org/wiki/Check_postgres
>> It uses perl DBI and there fore doesn't need psql (which is btw. in
>> included
>> in the client package and not in the server package).
>> Alex
>> >--
>> Alexander Wirt, formorer at formorer.de
>> CC99 2DDD D39E 75B0 B0AA  B25C D35B BC99 BC7D 020A
> Okay, thanks for the package. Now i have to install it on the
> Postgre-Server and then i configure the commands on the icinga-server in
> the commands.cfg and the service in the host.cfg, like above, right?
> On the PostgreServer is the nrpe daemon installed. There i have to
> configure the command for the postgre-check as well?

Okay, solved! ;-)

Now i understand it, very easy to use, if you know how. Used check_postgres
with the arguments above and defined it in the nrpe configs. Now it works.
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