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check_telnet_welcome.py

Current Version
1.0
Compatible With
  • Nagios 3.x
License
GPL
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Written in Python2.7 this plugin checks for the telnet Welcome Message. If the string you want is included, it returns SUCCESS, WARNING if the answer needs more than warning time, CRITICAL at time out (critical time) or host unreachable and UNKNOWN every time else. See the script for more explanation.
Reviews (1)
We use this plugin to monitor a a welcome screen on a telnet session and it works great!

Required Python modules that might not be installed by default:
* argparse

Installation instructions:
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/argparse

Try one of these:

python setup.py install

easy_install argparse

pip install argparse

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Example of check_command definition

Command Name: check_telnet
Command Line: $USER1$/check_telnet.py -H $HOSTADDRESS$ $ARG1$

Testing check from command line:
/usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_telnet.py -H telnetsession.com -P 23 -s "Welcome to the telnet session." -w 2 -c 4

Documentation:
usage: check_telnet.py [-h] -H -P -s
[-w ] [-c ]