cookbook 'nsca', '= 0.1.0', :supermarket
Installs/Configures NSCA daemon/client
cookbook 'nsca', '= 0.1.0'
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Chef cookbook to install and configure NSCA server/client.
Chef version 0.10.10+ and Ohai 0.6.12+ are required.
- Debian 6.X, 7.X
- Ubuntu 14.04
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (CentOS/Amazon/Scientific/Oracle) 5.X, 6.X
- Fedora 22
Notes: This cookbook has been tested on the listed platforms. It may work on other platforms with or without modification.
Configure NSCA server.
Configure NSCA client.
platform specific attributes (auto set based on platform)
node['nsca']['conf_dir']- location of the nsca configuration
node['nsca']['user']- NSCA user
node['nsca']['group']- NSCA group
node['nsca']['mode']- chmod configuration file
node['nsca']['command_file']- path to nagios/icinga command pipe
node['nsca']['alternate_dump_file']- path to alternative dump file when pipe is closed
config file options
node['nsca']['pid_file']- path to pid file
node['nsca']['server_address']- address for NSCA binding
node['nsca']['nsca_chroot']- path to NSCA chroot
node['nsca']['server_port']- NSCA port binding
node['nsca']['debug']- This option determines whether or not debugging messages are logged to the syslog facility.
node['nsca']['aggregate_writes']- This option determines whether or not the nsca daemon will aggregate writes to the external command file for client connections that contain multiple check results.
node['nsca']['append_to_file']- This option determines whether or not the nsca daemon will open the external command file for writing or appending.
node['nsca']['max_packet_age']- This option is used by the nsca daemon to determine when client data is too old to be valid.
node['nsca']['password']- This option is used for password if data bag doesn't exist.
node['nsca']['decryption_method']- This option determines the method by which the nsca daemon will decrypt the packets it receives from the clients.
Password for NSCA can be described in data bag
node['nsca']['data_bag_item']. There should be an item which name is the value of
In our case it is set to data bag "apps" and item to "nsca".
Refer to examples from the "nsca" cookbook: https://github.com/parallels-cookbooks/nsca/tree/master/data_bags/apps
- Fork the repository on Github
- Create a named feature branch (like
- Write your change
- Write tests for your change (if applicable)
- Run the tests, ensuring they all pass
- Submit a Pull Request using Github
License & Authors
- Author:: Andrei Skopenko firstname.lastname@example.org
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.
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