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Compatible With
  • Nagios 1.x
  • Nagios 2.x
  • Nagios 3.x
  • Nagios XI
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Checks MySQL arbitrary queries against regex matches or numerical ranges, with perfdata support. Obsoleted so many of my custom MySQL related checks, one of my all time favourite plugins!
Part of the Advanced Nagios Plugins Collection, download it here:


./check_mysql_query.pl --help

Nagios Plugin to check MySQL arbitrary queries against regex matches or numerical ranges, with perfdata support

usage: check_mysql_query.pl [ options ]

-H --host MySQL Host
-P --port MySQL Port
-u --user MySQL user
-p --password MySQL password
-d --database MySQL database
-q --query MySQL query to execute
-f --field Field number/name to check the results of (defaults to '1')
-e --epoch Subtract result from current time in epoch format from result (useful for timestamp based comparisons)
-m --message Message to output after result. Can take a printf string with a single substitution (defaults to 'query returned')
-n --message-prepend Display message before rather than after result (prepend)
-o --output Exact output to expect
-r --regex Regex to match the result against
-w --warning Warning threshold or ran:ge (inclusive)
-c --critical Critical threshold or ran:ge (inclusive)
-g --graph Perfdata output for graphing
-l --label Perfdata label. If not specified uses field name or Undefined if field name doesn't match a known regex of chars
-U --units Units of measurement for graphing output (%/s/ms/us/B/KB/MB/TB/c)
-s --short Shorten output, do not output message just result
--no-querytime Do not output the mysql query time
-h --help Print description and usage options
-t --timeout Timeout in secs (default: 10)
-v --verbose Verbose mode
-V --version Print version and exit
Reviews (1)
Support for the --extra-opts argument, such as the following would mean that credentials could be easily hidden from the nrpe processes.