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check_dir_filecount.sh

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Nagios plugin to check number of files in a directory. Written in bash, intended to be used on Linux systems.
Nagios plugin to check number of files in a directory. Written in bash, intended to be used on Linux systems. I've only tested with Nagios 3.0.2, but it should work with v2 as well. Usage is "check_dir_filecount.sh [directory] [warn value] [critical value]".
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byxoroz, April 6, 2011
Had errors running the script.
I modified it for

#!/bin/bash

# Return codes:

STATE_OK=0

STATE_WARNING=1

STATE_CRITICAL=2

STATE_UNKNOWN=3

# Arguments:

DIRECTORY=$1

WARNLEVEL=$2

CRITLEVEL=$3

# Get current file count:

FCOUNT=`ls -l $DIRECTORY |grep -v tot* |wc -l`

#echo "Total files in $DIRECTORY is $FCOUNT"

if [ $FCOUNT -lt $WARNLEVEL ]; then

echo "OK, $FCOUNT items in $DIRECTORY|files=$FCOUNT"

exitstatus=$STATE_OK

exit $exitstatus
fi
if [ $FCOUNT -gt $CRITLEVEL ]; then

echo "CRITICAL: $FCOUNT items in $DIRECTORY|files=$FCOUNT"

exitstatus=$STATE_CRITICAL

exit $exitstatus
fi
if [ $FCOUNT -gt $WARNLEVEL ]; then

echo "WARNING: $FCOUNT items in $DIRECTORY|files=$FCOUNT"

exitstatus=$STATE_WARNING

exit $exitstatus
fi


and it works fine