[omd-users] OMD and check-mk plugins

Zach LaCelle lacelle at roboticresearch.com
Tue Aug 22 21:05:46 CEST 2017

Hello Andreas,

I'm currently using the Thruk2 UI, and navigating simply to 

If we can't use the check_mk tools with traditional Nagios, why are 
there check_mk templates all over the place?

I will go to the check_mk URL and learn about the WATO tool.  Thank you!


On 08/22/2017 03:03 PM, Andreas Döhler wrote:
> Hi Zach,
> you cannot define old school Nagios service definitions for check_mk.
> What type of webgui do you use? Classic Nagios GUI or Check_MK 
> Multisite or Thruk?
> Try the following URL -->  http://<your-host/<your-site>/check_mk/   
> login with your admin account then you have the possibility to edit 
> the check_mk configuration inside WATO (web administration tool).
> br
> Andreas
> Zach LaCelle <lacelle at roboticresearch.com 
> <mailto:lacelle at roboticresearch.com>> schrieb am Di., 22. Aug. 2017 um 
> 19:21 Uhr:
>     Hello,
>     I'm trying out OMD as a replacement to custom-configured Nagios3,
>     and so
>     far I like a lot of the changes.  However, I'm having issues getting
>     check_mk to run within the framework.  Hopefully this is a simple fix.
>     I've followed the instructions to get a Nagios site running, and have
>     installed the check_mk_agent package on a test server.  I can
>     telnet to
>     that server from the OMD server and see the outputs of the
>     check_mk_agent process, so it looks like the agent is running
>     correctly.
>     However, when I set up a service inside of Nagios on the OMD site, it
>     complains about the following:
>     (No output on stdout) stderr: python: can't open file
>     '/omd/sites/nagios/var/check_mk/precompiled/<machine name>': [Errno 2]
>     No such file or directory
>     The service I've set up look as follows:
>     define service {
>        service_description            check-mk
>        host_name                      <machine name>
>        use                            check_mk_active
>        check_command                  check-mk
>        contact_groups                 sysadmins
>     }
>     What is the correct way to set up the configuration from the OMD
>     website, so that it precompiles the plugins to run and runs the
>     correct
>     binary?
>     Thank you!
>     _______________________________________________
>     omd-users mailing list
>     omd-users at lists.mathias-kettner.de
>     <mailto:omd-users at lists.mathias-kettner.de>
>     http://lists.mathias-kettner.de/mailman/listinfo/omd-users

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.mathias-kettner.de/pipermail/omd-users/attachments/20170822/9c4605d6/attachment.html>

More information about the omd-users mailing list