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Monitoring status of AWS EC2 Snapshots within Nagios

I recently wrote a script to automate the creation of snapshots for EBS volumes for Amazon EC2 instances (https://deangrant.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/aws-create-ec2-snapshot-based-on-metadata-tag-value/). Following on from this I wanted to report the status of snapshots completed and return this status to Nagios.┬áThis was to be achieved by comparing the number of EBS volumes that contained a specific metadata tag … More Monitoring status of AWS EC2 Snapshots within Nagios

Checking Free Disk Space on NTFS Volume Mount Points in Nagios

As part of creating external scripts within Nagios I was required to create a script which would monitor NTFS volume mount points which is not available in the default monitoring wizard. As the script was to be run against a number of different volume mount points, I did not want to create multiple scripts as … More Checking Free Disk Space on NTFS Volume Mount Points in Nagios