[icinga-users] Host retry interval not adhered to

Gerd Radecke wi2009i at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 11:24:13 CET 2013


On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Mike Noordermeer <mike at normi.net> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> My host has a host check interval of 1 min, retry interval of 1 min and
> max check attempts of 3. Now I'm seeing the following in the event log
> for this host:
>
> [2013-01-30 02:04:41] HOST NOTIFICATION:
> noc-email;host.nl;DOWN;notify-host-by-email;CRITICAL - host: rta nan,
> lost 100%
> [2013-01-30 02:04:41] HOST ALERT: host.nl;DOWN;HARD;3;CRITICAL - host:
> rta nan, lost 100%
> [2013-01-30 02:04:31] SERVICE ALERT: host.nl;MSSQL lock
> timeouts;CRITICAL;HARD;1;CRITICAL - cannot connect to host. DBI
> connect(':server=host','monitor',...) failed: OpenClient message: LAYER
> = (0) ORIGIN = (0) SEVERITY = (78) NUMBER = (41)
> [2013-01-30 02:04:31] HOST ALERT: host.nl;DOWN;SOFT;2;CRITICAL - host:
> rta nan, lost 100%
> [2013-01-30 02:04:21] HOST ALERT: host.nl;DOWN;SOFT;1;CRITICAL - host:
> rta nan, lost 100%
>
> Does anyone have an idea why it seems to perform the host check every 10
> seconds, instead of every minute (and is thus generating a notification
> after 30 seconds instead of 3 minutes)?
>
> --
> Thanks,
>
> Mike Noordermeer
> mike at normi.net
>

Hi,

I believe that would be influenced by the interval_length variable ->
http://docs.icinga.org/latest/en/configmain.html#configmain-interval_length
What value is this set to in your configuration? If it's 10 instead of the
default 60, I believe it would run the checks as shown in your log.
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