[Pkg-nagios-devel] Some bits about check_ping and IPv6

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Thu Dec 21 16:35:39 UTC 2006

hey jan,

On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 16:35 +0100, Jan Wagner wrote:
> I'm going through the plugin configs right now for evaluating what I need to 
> modify for migrating to new nagios setup.
> I did see, that all checks in ping.cfg are without [-4|-6], so the behavior 
> is, that if there is no IPv6 enabled on the system, IPv4 is used. If IPv6 is 
> enabled on the system, so IPv6 is used with this checks by default.
> If I want to check IPv4 connetivity on a IPv6 system, I have to add all these 
> checks by hand.
> Do we wonna ship in ping.cfg all checks additionaly with a "_4"-trailer and 
> a "-4" in the command_line?

that sounds like a perfectly reasonable thing to do.  please feel free
to do so :)

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