Line 1 (NULL value)


#1

Hello,

I am keep getting “Error in configuration file ‘/etc/nagios/hosts.cfg’ - Line 1 (NULL value)” when I test my config, I tried everything , here is the config from my hosts.cfg, somebody please help

define host{
name linux-box-remote ; Name of this template
use generic-host ; Inherit default values
check_period 24x7
check_interval 5
retry_interval 1
max_check_attempts 10
check_command check-host-alive
notification_period 24x7
notification_interval 30
notification_options d,r
contact_groups admins
register 0 ; DONT REGISTER THIS - ITS A TEMPLATE
}

define host{
use linux-box-remote ; Inherit default values from a template
host_name Centos5 ; The name we’re giving to this server
alias Centos5 ; A longer name for the server
address 192.168.0.5 ; IP address of the server
}

define service{
use generic-service
host_name Centos5
service_description CPU Load
check_command check_nrpe!check_load
}
define service{
use generic-service
host_name Centos5
service_description Current Users
check_command check_nrpe!check_users
}
define service{
use generic-service
host_name Centos5
service_description /dev/hda1 Free Space
check_command check_nrpe!check_hda1
}
define service{
use generic-service
host_name Centos5
service_description Total Processes
check_command check_nrpe!check_total_procs
}
define service{
use generic-service
host_name Centos5
service_description Zombie Processes
check_command check_nrpe!check_zombie_procs
}


#2

Is define host{ the first line in your config file, or is there a(n empty) line above it?


#3

yes, that is the first line. If I hit enter on that line just to add empty line for testing , it says error is on Line 2