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

Jan Wagner waja at cyconet.org
Mon Mar 5 17:16:35 UTC 2012

Hi Matthias,

thanks for taking time reporting the issue (and prividing a fix).

On Monday, 5. March 2012, Matthias Cramer wrote:
> 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.

looking into the following URL indicates, that we have more than one package 
shipping the ping6 binary:


Which package do you have installed providing your ping6 binary?

Many thanks, Jan.
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