Nagios Plugins 2.1.2 Released

The Nagios Plugins Development Team is proud to announce that nagios-plugins 2.1.2 has been released and is available for download.

– check_snmp’s performance data now also includes warning/critical thresholds
– New check_snmp “-N” option to specify SNMPv3 context name
– New check_nt “-l” parameters: seconds|minutes|hours|days
– New check_mailq -s option which tells the plugin to use sudo
– New -W/-C option for check_ldap to check number of entries
– The check_http -S/–ssl option now accepts the arguments “1.1” and “1.2” to force TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 connections, respectively
– The check_http -S/–ssl option now allows for specifying the desired protocol with a “+” suffix to also accept newer versions
– New check_disk “-v” option to show troubled partition in verbose mode
– Added a parameter -w (–max_warning) to defining upper value to return a warning code
– Add support for LDAP URIs in check_ldap
– Provide performance data in check_file_age
– Added –hostname support to check_by_ssh
– Add check_ifstatus option to ignore interfaces by name
– Introduce support for SNMPv3 context using “-N” option in check_snmp:
– Added IPv6 support to check_snmp.c
– Added support for checking SSL-Websites through Proxies to check_http

– check_dig can now also use “drill” instead of “dig”
– check_dig now honors the -4 and -6 switches
– Fix check_jabber to work with Openfire servers
– Fix “-n” and “-u” options in to ignore if either is set, not just both
– Fix perfdata to comply with perfdata UOM definition in check_mrtgtraf
– Change warning to critical for protocal/version errors in check_ssh
– Make header_value() and chunked-encoding decoding more robust in check_http
– Fix Host header if explicitly set with -k in check_http
– Enable check_proc to monitor processes in PID name-spaced environments.
– Prevent large tide values from truncation in check_disk
– Timeticks are now being parsed correctly before performance data in check_snmp
– Fixed mailer names in
– Improved output when swap space has zero size incheck_swap
– Check if OpenSSL supports SSLv3
– Optimize output if SSL certificate expires in less then 24 hours
– Increased MAX_RE_SIZE from 256 to 2048 in check_http
– Changed the ps command to allow for longer output in check_procs
– Allow a server to reply using only ‘HTTP/1.x 200 OK’ and a body, with no headers in check_http
– Other more minor fixes


Download Nagios-Plugins 2.1.2 here.

Thanks to all who have contributed toward this release. If you need assistance installing or using the plugins, please visit our general support forum. Bug reports, feature requests, and additional comments are welcome and may be posted to our plugin development forum.

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