(c) copyright 2008-2018

these plugins are developed and tested using FreeBSD, Debian, SLES and RedHat but should work on any modern Unix.

for help see $check_plugin.Readme, if available, or execute $check_plugin -h

Included Plugins

  • check_logcourier - checks the state of log-courier, an alternate logshipper for logstash
  • check_psinfo - get all kinds of processinfo like cpu/mem/running procs - info, net_conns etc
  • check_nginx_status - extract and monitor values from nginx_status_page
  • check_mdstat - check status on linux softraid, also alerts on autmated rebuilds
  • check_selenium - extract runtime/status-values from selenium-tests
  • check_redis - checks and monitors values on a redis_server
  • check_shodan_credits - checks how many credits available on a certain account
  • cachet_shodan_credits - sends status-report to cachet-metric

obsolete / not maintained anymore

  • check_snort - extract and monitor values from snort-databases
  • check_filecheck - yet another file/dircheck-plugin
  • check_nmap - monitor nmap - runs against hosts/networks (if yout think this plugin/functionality is usefull you might want to check Dr. Portscan


    git clone

    wget -O dogtown-nagios-plugins.tar.gz
  • copy plugins to your local nagios-plugins-dir
  • find infos / help in check_plugin.Readme or execute

~ check_plugin -h ~

  • config-examples might be found in the header of each plugin
  • test / run them through nrpe or locally


these plugins are either bash-based shellscripts or python-scripts and should work on python 2.5-2.x (but havent been tested on python 3.x) and are well-tested on linux (mainly debian, sles and redhat)

for some plugins like check_psinfo / check_selenium you might need to install some more modules; you'll find those in contrib/. any other required python-lib should be installed using your preferred package-manager.


  • see License.txt

    This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see