check_http_curl

curl check_http nagios / zabbix / icinga plugin

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Checks an url raise an alert if some problem is found. Uses curl with all its power, so you can extend your check with all curl options.

VERSION <burp_reports/VERSION>__

Install

Linux::

sudo pip3 install curlnagios --upgrade

Also is possible to use::

sudo python3 -m pip install curlnagios --upgrade

On windows with python3.5::

pip install curlnagios --upgrade

For proxies add::

--proxy='http://user:passw@server:port'

Usage

Use the command line::

> curlnagios --help
  usage: curlnagios [-h] [-u [URL]] [-e [EXTRA_ARGS]]

    optional arguments:
    -h, --help            show this help message and exit
    -u [URL], --url [URL]
                            url to check 
    -e [EXTRA_ARGS], --extra_args [EXTRA_ARGS]
                            extra args to add to curl, see curl manpage  

Example usage

Example use with proxy::

> curlnagios --url='http://xx/dd' --extra_args='--proxy http://user:pass@host:8080'

Example using proxy, and authentication with ntlm for the website:

> curlnagios --url='http://xx/dd' --extra_args='--proxy http://user:pass@host:8080 --user user:pass --ntlm'

All the extra_args are options directly comming from curl manpage, you can use almost any with exception of -s, -o, -w as these are implicit added on the curl command line argument to format the output for this plugin.

Nagios config

Example command

define command{
    command_name  check_http_curl
    command_line  /usr/local/bin/curlnagios --url='$ARG1$' --extra_args='$ARG2$'
}

Example service

define service {
        host_name                       SERVERX
        service_description             service_name
        check_command                   check_http_curl!http://url/path!--proxy http://user:name@host:8080 --user user:name --ntlm
        use                             generic-service
        notes                           some useful notes
}

You can use ansible role that already has the installation and command: https://github.com/CoffeeITWorks/ansible_nagios4_server_plugins

TODO

  • Use hash passwords
  • Add Unit tests?