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check_reboot-required

Current Version
1.0
Last Release Date
2014-05-21
Compatible With
  • Nagios 3.x
  • Nagios 4.x
  • Nagios XI
Owner
License
BSD
Hits
19117
Files:
FileDescription
check_reboot-requiredcheck_reboot-required

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This check command checks if a reboot are required after an upgrade. It will also list packages that requires a reboot to ease the decision for the sysadmin if/when a reboot needs to be carried out.

OS Requirements: Debian and Ubuntu (or derivatives)

WARNING: It's impossible by numbers to decide if a reboot are required by raising a "warning" or "critical" event. A patch for 0-day vulnerability will probably required immediate attention and less important updates can wait until next scheduled maintenance window. Please read documentation for each update.