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Recommended update for nagios and nagios-www


(Last modified: 15MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for nagios and nagios-www SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9c10b90f7e6bb67ac1cf9ea7e2039d39)

Applies to

Package: nagios
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: 2770
Release: 20070315
Obsoletes: none


These packages are the updates for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise
10. Install them to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • add quick-start.txt (#237372)
  • remove unneeded trailing slashes from Alias and Directory entries in nagios-http.conf
  • fix more comparison with string literal in avail.c
  • FATE #301512
  • fix typo in html docu, perdata.html -> perfdata.html
  • correct link to external FAQ website
  • correct Alias in nagios-httpd.conf
  • update the default example config to mail to nagios%localhost instead to non-existant nagios-admin%localhost
  • fix comparison with string literal (#232415)
  • move pid file to /var/run/nagios/ (#231169)
  • update to version 2.6
    • fix for unscheduled triggered downtime entries
    • fix for embedded audio in tac and status CGIs
    • fixed bug in nagiostats utility when reporting host/service check latency
    • misc code cleanups for compiler warnings
    • fixed error when reading empty (zero byte) config files
    • default is now to check for orphaned service checks (Francois Caen)
    • fixed bug with non-standard CGI config file location in status data (Carson Gaspar)
    • fixed bugs and simplified examples in sample config files (Mark Young)
    • removed obsolete patches which are included in upstream now
  • fixed "empty PID file error" in init script
  • changed home dir to /var/lib/nagios (#221791)
  • fix uninitialized variable in run_global_service_event_handler (212892)
  • add a user/group nagios (#61908)
  • update to version 2.5 disable sapmon patch for the time being
  • Don't build as root.
  • Don't strip binaries.
  • Fix format string bug.


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.rpm nagios-www.rpm

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