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Recommended update for nagios-nsca


(Last modified: 15MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for nagios-nsca SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (01606e084727567de3ca1e1b5e197fde)

Applies to

Package: nagios-nsca
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2757
Release: 20070315
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • FATE #301512
  • package split: nagios-nsca for the server and nagios-nsca-client for the remote host
  • removed unneeded BuildRequires (nagios)
  • update to version 2.6
    • spec file fix
    • segfault fix in encryption library cleanup
    • daemon now exits with an error if it can't drop privileges
    • added chroot support (Sean Finney)
    • added support for writing a PID file
    • added support for reloading config files with SIGHUP
    • removed obsolete patches which are included in upstream now
  • fix NscaBin location in init script
  • fix send_nsca segfault with -c and -d options


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh nagios-nsca.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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