[Check_mk (english)] Livestatus socket and port number?

Dale Stubblefield dalestubblefield at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 22:06:27 CEST 2011


Thanks for the info!

That's what I get for half looking into something before responding.



On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 3:05 PM, Alexander Wirt <formorer at formorer.de>wrote:

> Dale Stubblefield schrieb am Tuesday, den 14. June 2011:
>
> > I believe the livestatus.so file is just a socket file and not a network
> > socket.  These are two different things.
> Ouch, that hurts. A .so if course no socket, but a shared object (in fact
> its
> a broker module for nagios/icinga).
>
> >
> > It does "listen" for commands similar to a network socket, but it's just
> a
> > file. (Someone please correct me if I'm completely wrong)
> If opens a unix domain socket [1] (default is something like:
> /var/lib/nagios3/rw/live [3])
>
> Alex
>
> [1]
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executable_and_Linking_Format#shared_object
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix_domain_socket
> [3] lsof helps: icinga    2583      nagios    4u     unix
> 0xffff880131efc540      0t0
>                5798 /var/lib/icinga/rw/live
>
>


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