The WMI Plus File Checks

The WMI Plus nagios plugin (found at is an agentless ‘agent’ that comes with several different built in checks. One particularly useful WMI Plus check is the checkfiles collection of checks which consist of checkfileage and checkfilesize. Note that you will need to either feed your username and password into the command or make […]

Nagios Monitoring: Planning is the Hallmark of Intelligence

“Planning is the Hallmark of Intelligence” With Nagios Monitoring implementations, “Planning is the Hallmark of Intelligence”. Actually I borrowed that phrase from some animal show about squirrels and how squirrels become better planners each season, as they build the skill of planning. It was some evidence of animal learning, but what really stuck in my […]