[icinga-users] ANNOUNCE: NSCA-ng

Alexander Wirt formorer at formorer.de
Mon Feb 25 21:52:15 CET 2013


On Mon, 25 Feb 2013, Holger Weiß wrote:

> * 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
http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-nagios/pkg-nsca-ng.git;a=summary my
variant. I need a few more tests, then its ready for NEW.

Alex





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