Monitoring plugin to check Forgejo instance upgrade status

This Icinga/Nagios check plugin permit to check Forgejo instance upgrade status by comparing the local forgejo binary version against the latest stable release.


apt install git python3-requests python3-xmltodict
git clone /usr/local/src/check_forgejo_upgrade
mkdir -p /usr/local/lib/nagios/plugins
ln -s /usr/local/src/check_forgejo_upgrade/check_forgejo_upgrade /usr/local/lib/nagios/plugins/
echo "nagios ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/local/lib/nagios/plugins/check_forgejo_upgrade" > /etc/sudoers.d/nagios-gitea
chmod 0400 /etc/sudoers.d/nagios-gitea
echo "command[check_forgejo_upgrade]=sudo /usr/local/lib/nagios/plugins/check_forgejo_upgrade" > /etc/nagios/nrpe.d/forgejo.cfg
service nagios-nrpe-server reload


usage: check_forgejo_upgrade [-h] [-d] [-p PATH] [-U URL] [--rc]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -d, --debug
  -p PATH, --path PATH  Forgejo bin path
  -U URL, --url URL     Forgejo releases RSS URL
  --rc                  Allow release candidate (default: only stable release are


Copyright (c) 2023 Benjamin Renard


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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