[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#284281: marked as done (nagios-plugins: check_ping doesn't cope well with an unreachable host)

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Subject: nagios-plugins: check_ping doesn't cope well with an unreachable host
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Package: nagios-plugins
Severity: normal


check_ping for a host that is unreachable results in an UNKNOWN result:

apollock at caesar:/etc/nagios$ /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_ping -H andrewpollock -w 100.0,20% -c 500.0,60%
/bin/ping andrewpollock -n -c 5
Error: Could not interpret output from ping command
apollock at caesar:/etc/nagios$ echo $?



-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages nagios-plugins depends on:
ii  bind9-host [host]        1:9.2.4-1       Version of 'host' bundled with BIN
ii  dnsutils                 1:9.2.4-1       Clients provided with BIND
ii  fping                    2.4b2-to-ipv6-8 sends ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to
ii  iputils-ping [ping]      3:20020927-2    Tools to test the reachability of 
ii  libc6                    2.3.2.ds1-18    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libldap2                 2.1.30-3        OpenLDAP libraries
ii  libmysqlclient12         4.0.22-2        mysql database client library
ii  libnet-snmp-perl         5.0.1-1         Script SNMP connections
ii  libpq3                   7.4.6-4         PostgreSQL C client library
ii  libssl0.9.7              0.9.7e-2        SSL shared libraries
ii  ntp                      1:4.2.0a-11     Network Time Protocol: network uti
ii  ntp-simple               1:4.2.0a-11     Network Time Protocol: daemon for 
ii  ntpdate                  1:4.2.0a-11     The ntpdate client for setting sys
ii  procps                   1:3.2.1-2       The /proc file system utilities
ii  qstat                    2.6-1           Command-line tool for querying qua
ii  radiusclient1            0.3.2-8         /bin/login replacement which uses 
ii  smbclient                3.0.8-2         a LanManager-like simple client fo
ii  snmp                     5.1.2-6         NET SNMP (Simple Network Managemen

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hi (new nagios-plugins maintainer here),

looks like this fix has made its way into the latest release,
so i'm closing this bug.



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