I want to be able to monitor our Dell PowerEdge Servers using the Nagios Utility. One feature that had me set on Nagios was the monitor temperature feature.

I see a command for check_sensor but how do I get this to work exactly? Is it possible?


yes this is possible…the check_sensor plugin is built for a linux box and must reside on a linux box. use check_sensor --help. You can also look at IPMI plugins. www.nagios-exchange.org
If you’re trying to monitor a windows box, you’ll have to find a plugin written for windows which will grab sensor info