[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#662638: nagios-plugins-basic: check_ping can not parse output of ping6 when unreachable

Matthias Cramer matthias.cramer at iway.ch
Mon Mar 5 13:13:37 UTC 2012

Package: nagios-plugins-basic
Version: 1.4.15-3squeeze1.1-ip6fix
Severity: important

check_ping gives back unknown instead of critical when host ist unreachable
via ipv6. This is because ping6 returns an other output then expected by
the check.

Patch is attached.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.38-2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages nagios-plugins-basic depends on:
ii  iputils-ping             3:20101006-1+b1 Tools to test the reachability of ii  libc6                    2.11.2-11       Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libssl1.0.0              1.0.0d-2        SSL shared libraries
ii  procps                   1:3.2.8-10      /proc file system utilities
ii  ucf                      3.0025+nmu1     Update Configuration File: preserv

nagios-plugins-basic recommends no packages.

Versions of packages nagios-plugins-basic suggests:
ii  nagios3                       3.2.3-1    A host/service/network monitoring
-- no debconf information

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