Cannot find check file msexch_isclienttype in Check_MK after adding an Exchange Host?

This issue appeared when an Exchange 2013  server was added as a host in Check_MK RAW 1.2.8p9. It appears once you have added the host and are trying to activate the changes made. The error appears like this and prevents the updates from being saved / completed. The solution is to find a related check […]

Zenoss core 4 now available

The open source monitoring solution Zenoss gets a new release with 4.2 New features include An Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) message bus New jobs system for asynchronous tasks New high performance event management system (100M + events per day) WMI support ExtJS 4 JavaScript Framework support Advanced monitoring for legacy and cloud platforms with continued support for OpenStack and […]

OMD gets an update

The OMdistro package – essentially Nagios and check_mk in a prepackaged solution gets an update this week. Quite useful as I’m in the process of trialling a solution for client sites for true distributed checking. The update includes   Release Notes for Version 0.54¶ omd:    – FIX: Fixed “omd umount” command when running without specific site […]


Have been enjoying the new functionality and look and feel of the Nagios “addon” – Check_MK which you can find more about here. I was also looking for a faster means of implementing and so when I found a site offering a much quicker solution to implement I thought this can’t be bad. The Open […]

Check_MK – the new kid on the Nagios block

Came across a new addition to the Nagioverse recently called Check_MK which really changes how you look at Nagios. Beside performance improvements – the accompanying component called Multisite really refreshs the look of your monitoring data. Even after only having running for a few days I would say you owe yourself to look at this […]