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Deprecated

Please note that the services system is now deprecated and will be removed in future.


Observium's Services checks use Nagios plugins to perform service checks on things like HTTP, SSH, DNS.

Dependencies

Debian, Ubuntu

apt-get install nagios-plugins

FreeBSD

portmaster net-mgmt/nagios-plugins


Add Service

  • Device
    • Add Service
      • Device: <device selection>
      • Type: <http|spop|smtp|dns|mysql|imap|ftp|simap|telnet|ssh|pop>
      • Description: <description of device>
      • IP Address: <ip address of device>
      • Parameters:


Cron

The standard poller does not check services, you must run check-services.php:

Debian, Ubuntu

 */5 *   * * *   www-data    /opt/observium/check-services.php >> /dev/null 2>&1

FreeBSD

 */5 *   * * *   www    cd /opt/observium/ && php check-services.php >> /dev/null 2>&1