After upgrading to 13.04 my Nagios monitoring started to notify me of a problem with my raid setup (mdadm raid). After some investigation it seems the check_linux_raid plugin is not included anymore in any of the nagios plugins packages. At least as far as I could see.

Is this intentional? If yes, which plugin am I supposed to use for checking a linux software raid?


Yes this is intentional. See the changelog:

nagios-plugins (1.4.15-6) unstable; urgency=low

  * Removed check_bgpstate and check_linux_raid from package

Looks like /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_raid in the nagios-plugins-contrib Install nagios-plugins-contrib package does the job as well.


The plugin normally is in /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_linux_raid if you run it, should return with your md status. Is that file missing? If so do you have nagios-plugins package installed? If none of the above helps hack the plugin in manually http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Plugins/Operating-Systems/Linux/Linux-Software-Raid-Plugin-for-32-2Dbit-and-64-2Dbit-systems/details

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