Monitoring your Kerberos servers?

Radoslav Bodó bodik at
Mon Sep 8 17:05:33 EDT 2008

> Specifically I'd like to see a Nagios plugin that can be
> directed to talk to a *specific* KDC (not just the first one that
> answers from the list in krb5.conf) to check that the KDC service
> is running.

we have done this ourselves by checking running processes (bin/ps |
grep) in a custom NRPE subroutine. It's called on each of our kdc servers.

well, it's not talking to real service, just a process check, but it works.


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