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check_memory.pl

Current Version
1.0
Last Release Date
2012-01-07
Compatible With
  • Nagios 1.x
  • Nagios 2.x
  • Nagios 3.x
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License
GPL
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check_memory.pl will check the memory consumption of a process given by name
Usage:
check_memory.pl -p -w -c [-d] [-h]
-w warning threshold in KB
-c critical threshold in KB
-p process name
-h help message
-d debug messages

It summarizes the memory when there a several processes running.

it uses the /proc//status page to extract fields.
currently "VmData", "VmStk", "VmExe", "VmLib" and "VmRSS" are extracted.

Example output
WARNING: nscd, memory: 115788 KB | VmData=115700; VmLib=5052; VmRSS=105008; VmExe=104; VmStk=88;