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Re: [Openvpn-users] Nagios monitoring


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Nagios monitoring
  • From: Andrew Guenther <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 01:26:15 -0400


Andrew Guenther
ACE Technology Group
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On Sep 28, 2007, at 1:28 PM, "James Miller" <jimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>  
wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I am looking for a way to use nagios's check_udp to monitoring if my  
> OpenVPN
> daemons are running.  Does anyone know of a send/expect string I  
> could use
> to query OpenVPN?  Just running ./check_udp -H <host> -p 1164 -w 5 - 
> c 10
> results in "No data was received from host!" and "No response from  
> host on
> port 5000".
>
>
> --Jim
>
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You did mean to type port 1164 and not 1194 right? You then show an  
error about port 5000. On your server, you might want to run a  
'netstat -nlup' to see what port openvpn is really on.

If you have an old nagios plugin specific to checking ovpn it might be  
checking port 5000 by default.

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