[icinga-users] ANNOUNCE: NSCA-ng

Holger Weiß holger at cis.fu-berlin.de
Mon Feb 25 16:48:38 CET 2013


* Alexander Wirt <formorer at formorer.de> [2013-02-25 16:17]:
> Holger Weiß schrieb am Monday, den 25. February 2013:
> > Today, I published an NSCA replacement (yet another one) called NSCA-ng:
> > 
> > 	https://www.nsca-ng.org/
> > 
> > We wanted to be able to submit arbitrary commands (such as downtimes or
> > ACKs) next to check results, so this is one of the features provided by
> > NSCA-ng.  Basically, it makes the command file accessible to remote
> > systems, with client-specific passwords and relatively fine-grained
> > authorization control.  Check results of arbitrary size and multiline
> > plugin output are supported just fine.
> > 
> > The NSCA-ng client accepts all input, command line arguments, and
> > configuration files accepted by the original send_nsca binary, so
> > existing scripts should be able to use the new client without
> > modification.  The server can run side by side next to the old one.
>
> Nice! Are you interested to get this into debian?

Sure! :-)

I created a Debian package already; it does a few things you wouldn't
want to do in an official package (to minimize the number of
dependencies), but it might be useful as a starting point:

http://www.nsca-ng.org/cgi-bin/repository/nsca-ng/tree/debian?h=debian

Holger




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