:penguin: Nagios-compatible Plugins for Linux

Release Version 29 -= High Temperatures =- latest

What's new in this release


Plugin check_temperature
  • Do not display thermal ranges if -t|--thermal_zone in not set at command-line.


Plugin check_temperature
  • Improve the output message by adding the thermal device when available;
  • List also the devices that display a temperature of 0°C to be more consistent with the tool 'sensors';
  • Improve the help message;
  • New command-line option -l|--list for displyaing the all the thermal sensors reported by the kernel.
Package creation
  • Update the list of supported platforms by adding Alpine 3.13 and 3.14 and Fedora 34;
  • Several improvements to the Debian packaging (thanks to Vincent Olivert-Riera for the PR);
  • Build Debian multi-packages instead of a single package providing all binary plugins. This will permit these plugins to cohexist with the Nagios native ones.
Test framework
  • Switch to the latest stable OSes in GitHub workflow.
  • Update the documentation for linking against procps-ng newlib;
  • Thanks to Christian Bryn (epleterte) for reporting and fixing a typo in the git clone command.


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Release Version 28 -= Alpine Hike =-

What's new in this release


A few Clang and GCC warnings have been fixed.


Plugin check_pressure

New plugin check_pressure that reports the Linux Pressure Stall Information (PSI) exported by Linux kernels 4.20+ (in the /proc/pressure/ folder).

check_pressure --cpu      return the cpu pressure metrics
check_pressure --io       return the io (block layer/filesystems) pressure metrics
check_pressure --memory   return the memory pressure metrics
Build system

Here are some notable news:

  • Integrate Nagios Plugins for Linux with GitHub Workflow tests;
  • Add Linux Alpine and Ubuntu to the list of supported and automatically tested Linux distributions;
  • Update the list of supported platforms by adding Alpine 3.12 and Fedora 33;
  • Make the packages/docker-shell-helpers folder a git submodule.
Package creation

Create also the native package for Alpine 3.12.


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Release Version 27 -= Polish Landscapes =-

What's new in this release


  • check_multipath: free memory allocated to the pattern buffer by the function regcomp;
  • lib/meminfo_procps, lib/vminfo_procps: fix the libprocps-ng:newlib detection at build time (this is an experimental feature because a stable libprocps-ng newlib library has not been released yet).


  • check_network: highly improved by adding a bunch of new command-line options;
  • check_network: support WireGuard interfaces;
  • lib/netinfo (check_network): switch from getifaddrs glib call to linux rtnetlink to be able to address more network interface types;
  • lib/netinfo-private: switch to ETHTOOL_GLINKSETTINGS when possible (requires Linux kernel 4.9+), revert to the obsolete ETHTOOL_GSET otherwise.

For more details, you can look at the file NEWS.


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