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Old 08-19-2004, 08:50 PM   #1
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Red face nagios error messages


Howdy~

I finally got Nagios to run after 1 whole week!
Seriously a cool network monitoring program!

At the moment i am getting these 2 error lines all over my /var/log/messages:
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servername nss_wins[20285]: My unqualified host name (servername) unknown: sleeping for retry
servername nss_wins[20280]: unable to qualify my own domain name (servername) -- using short name
Does the 2 lines have anything to do with /etc/nsswitch.conf?

If anybody is wants to see Nagios at work, try:
http://nagios.square-box.com/
username = guest
password = guest

Thanks in advance
~WiLL~
 
Old 08-19-2004, 10:28 PM   #2
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Great job kenji but I feel you are giving away a lot of information about your network. I would rather you disable the guest login immediately.
 
Old 08-19-2004, 11:37 PM   #3
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haha, i wish i that site was mine as well!

I just happened to browsed across that site while surfing for Nagios infos~

Seriously, I wished i could get Nagios to work like that one demo-d by that square-box company

Anyway, thanks a lot for the warning!

AdioS~

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Old 08-20-2004, 12:02 AM   #4
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You got me there
 
Old 08-20-2004, 05:28 AM   #5
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My apologies, bro!
I am a pure

Umm... any hints with the errors that i got in /var/log/messages?
 
Old 08-20-2004, 05:59 AM   #6
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does your server name appear in /etc/hosts.
 
Old 08-20-2004, 07:40 AM   #7
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my /etc/hosts just has some comments in it...

should it have something that looks like:
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192.168.123.1 servername
?
 
Old 08-20-2004, 11:07 AM   #8
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yes, that OR you can put servername on the 127.0.0.1 line. Hope you have the 127 line on your /etc/hosts.
 
Old 08-20-2004, 08:29 PM   #9
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weird... i only have this:
Code:
# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail
in my /etc/hosts...
Last night i added 192.168.123.1 servername right below the comments.

Should I have something else?
hm... i remember having 127.0.0.1 some time ago...

Oh, sh*t... Is the hosts tab under network configuration related to the /etc/hosts???
I recently deleted the line IP: 127.0.0.1 aliases: localhost there!!!
 
Old 08-21-2004, 05:07 AM   #10
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the 127 line goes like

127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost

you can add other names like

loghost yourpcname yourpcname.yourdomain
 
  


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