[Nagios-announce] Nagios Plugins 2.1.2 Released


The Nagios Plugins Development Team is proud to announce that
nagios-plugins 2.0.3 has been released and is available for download.


  • check_snmp’s performance data now also includes warning/critical thresholds
  • New check_snmp “-N” option to specify SNMPv3 context name
  • New check_nt “-l” parameters: seconds|minutes|hours|days
  • New check_mailq -s option which tells the plugin to use sudo
  • New -W/-C option for check_ldap to check number of entries
  • The check_http -S/* ssl option now accepts the arguments “1.1” and “1.2” to force TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 connections, respectively
  • The check_http -S/* ssl option now allows for specifying the desired protocol with a “+” suffix to also accept newer versions
  • New check_disk “-v” option to show troubled partition in verbose mode
  • Added a parameter -w (* max_warning) to check_log.sh defining upper value to return a warning code
  • Add support for LDAP URIs in check_ldap
  • Provide performance data in check_file_age
  • Added * hostname support to check_by_ssh
  • Add check_ifstatus option to ignore interfaces by name
  • Introduce support for SNMPv3 context using “-N” option in check_snmp:
  • Added IPv6 support to check_snmp.c
  • Added support for checking SSL-Websites through Proxies to check_http


  • check_dig can now also use “drill” instead of “dig”
  • check_dig now honors the -4 and -6 switches
  • Fix check_jabber to work with Openfire servers
  • Fix “-n” and “-u” options in ifstatus.pl to ignore if either is set, not just both
  • Fix perfdata to comply with perfdata UOM definition in check_mrtgtraf
  • Change warning to critical for protocal/version errors in check_ssh
  • Make header_value() and chunked-encoding decoding more robust in check_http
  • Fix Host header if explicitly set with -k in check_http
  • Enable check_proc to monitor processes in PID name-spaced environments.
  • Prevent large tide values from truncation in check_disk
  • Timeticks are now being parsed correctly before performance data in check_snmp
  • Fixed mailer names in check_mailq.pl
  • Improved output when swap space has zero size in check_swap
  • Check if OpenSSL supports SSLv3
  • Optimize output if SSL certificate expires in less then 24 hours
  • Increased MAX_RE_SIZE from 256 to 2048 in check_http
  • Changed the ps command to allow for longer output in check_procs
  • Allow a server to reply using only ‘HTTP/1.x 200 OK’ and a body, with no headers in check_http
  • Other more minor fixes

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