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How to identify specific service checks


  • hostname & servicename - to identify the specific service check


 "pluginname": "check_tcp", // Plugin name
 "args": "-H $HOSTNAME$",   // args used for check. Will consider host exceptions. If sensitive_arguments is set on service check, this will be null
 "macro_help": [{
   "name": "$HOSTADDRESS$",
   "value": "Primary hostname/ip of host",
 }],                        // name/value pairs of macro help. Values will be internationalised
 "plugin_help": "Help information",     // Output from ./check_plugin --help
 "can_change_args": 1,      // 0=cannot change args, 1=can

Will return HTTP 400 if:

  • service does not exist
  • found host, but not the service
  • Opsview configuration service check has been removed
  • Opsview configuration host has been removed