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[LDM #DXY-241546]: ldm setup/handshake question...



Hi Gerry,

> I'm trying to set up nagios to monitor the SCOOP IDD and was going to
> try to craft a command/script to poll port 388.  If the machine is
> allowed thru firewalls and by ldm's allow criteria, what sort of
> handshaking is sent, and received?  Is there an easy way to do this that
> I'm missing?  Perhaps call ldmping and see if the response is appropriate?

We use ldmping(1) with the option "-i 0" and then check its exit status.
Zero means that the LDM responded; anything else indicates a problem.

> Thanks, Gerry
> --
> Gerry Creager -- address@hidden
> Texas Mesonet -- AATLT, Texas A&M University
> Cell: 979.229.5301 Office: 979.862.3982 FAX: 979.862.3983
> Office: 1700 Research Parkway Ste 160, TAMU, College Station, TX 77843


Regards,
Steve Emmerson

Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: DXY-241546
Department: Support LDM
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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