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vmware_check by Ryan Wilgoss

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A Perl Plugin To Check A Virtual Server Running on VMware Host Server On A Linux Platform.
Using the vmware-cmd (located on the target virtual server) the /path_to/target-server.vmx file and getstate to check 1 of 4 available states which are on, off, suspended, stuck.
Any result other than on will return a CRITICAL state.

vhost = Virtual Host (Server Running VMware)

vserver = Path To Virtual Server .vmx file (Running On The Virtual Host)

To avoid authentication requirements of SSH, use pre shared encrypted keys on the nagios user both on the Nagios server and the target vserver.

Command Line Usage - ./vmware_check vhost /path/to/.vmx


Nagios Service Example Usage -

# Service to check VMware on a remote machine.
define service{
use local-service ; Name of service template to use
host_name vhost
service_description VMware
is_volatile 0
check_period 24x7
max_check_attempts 3
normal_check_interval 5
retry_check_interval 1
notification_interval 120
check_command vmware_check!vhost!/path/to/.vmx
}