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smokeping_config

OVERVIEW

SmokePing takes its configuration from a single central configuration file. Its location must be hardcoded in the smokeping script and smokeping.cgi.

The contents of this manual is generated directly from the configuration file parser.

The Parser for the Configuration file is written using David Schweikers Config::Grammar module. Read all about it in Config::Grammar.

The Configuration file has a tree-like structure with section headings at various levels. It also contains variable assignments and tables.

Warning: this manual is rather long. See smokeping_examples for simple configuration examples.

REFERENCE

GENERAL SYNTAX

The text below describes the general syntax of the SmokePing configuration file. It was copied from the Config::Grammar documentation.

'#' denotes a comment up to the end-of-line, empty lines are allowed and space at the beginning and end of lines is trimmed.

'\' at the end of the line marks a continued line on the next line. A single space will be inserted between the concatenated lines.

'@include filename' is used to include another file.

'@define a some value' will replace all occurences of 'a' in the following text with 'some value'.

Fields in tables that contain white space can be enclosed in either ' or ". Whitespace can also be escaped with \. Quotes inside quotes are allowed but must be escaped with a backslash as well.

SPECIFIC SYNTAX

The text below describes the specific syntax of the SmokePing configuration file.

*** General *** (mandatory section)

General configuration values valid for the whole SmokePing setup.

The following variables can be set in this section:

owner (mandatory setting)

Name of the person responsible for this smokeping installation.

imgcache (mandatory setting)

A directory which is visible on your webserver where SmokePing can cache graphs.

imgurl (mandatory setting)

Either an absolute URL to the imgcache directory or one relative to the directory where you keep the SmokePing cgi.

datadir (mandatory setting)

The directory where SmokePing can keep its rrd files.

dyndir

The base directory where SmokePing keeps the files related to the DYNAMIC function. This directory must be writeable by the WWW server. It is also used for temporary storage of slave polling results by the master in the master/slave mode.

If this variable is not specified, the value of datadir will be used instead.

pagedir

Directory to store static representations of pages.

piddir (mandatory setting)

The directory where SmokePing keeps its pid when daemonised.

sendmail

Path to your sendmail binary. It will be used for sending mails in connection with the support of DYNAMIC addresses.

offset

If you run many instances of smokeping you may want to prevent them from hitting your network all at the same time. Using the offset parameter you can change the point in time when the probes are run. Offset is specified in % of total interval, or alternatively as 'random'. I recommend to use 'random'. Note that this does NOT influence the rrds itself, it is just a matter of when data acqusition is initiated. The default offset is 'random'.

smokemail (mandatory setting)

Path to the mail template for DYNAMIC hosts. This mail template must contain keywords of the form <##keyword##>. There is a sample template included with SmokePing.

cgiurl (mandatory setting)

Complete URL path of the SmokePing.cgi

mailhost

Instead of using sendmail, you can specify the name of an smtp server and use perl's Net::SMTP module to send mail (for alerts and DYNAMIC client script). Several comma separated mailhosts can be specified. SmokePing will try one after the other if one does not answer for 5 seconds.

snpphost

If you have a SNPP (Simple Network Pager Protocol) server at hand, you can have alerts sent there too. Use the syntax snpp:someaddress to use a snpp address in any place where you can use a mail address otherwhise.

contact (mandatory setting)

Mail address of the person responsible for this smokeping installation.

display_name

What should the master host be called when working in master/slave mode. This is used in the overview graph for example.

syslogfacility

The syslog facility to use, eg. local0...local7. Note: syslog logging is only used if you specify this.

syslogpriority

The syslog priority to use, eg. debug, notice or info. Default is info.

concurrentprobes

If you use multiple probes or multiple instances of the same probe and you want them to run concurrently in separate processes, set this to 'yes'. This gives you the possibility to specify probe-specific step and offset parameters (see the 'Probes' section) for each probe and makes the probes unable to block each other in cases of service outages. The default is 'yes', but if you for some reason want the old behaviour you can set this to 'no'.

changeprocessnames

When using 'concurrentprobes' (see above), this controls whether the probe subprocesses should change their argv string to indicate their probe in the process name. If set to 'yes' (the default), the probe name will be appended to the process name as '[probe]', eg. '/usr/bin/smokeping [FPing]'. If you don't like this behaviour, set this variable to 'no'. If 'concurrentprobes' is not set to 'yes', this variable has no effect.

Default value: changeprocessnames = yes

tmail

Path to your tSmoke HTML mail template file. See the tSmoke documentation for details.

changecgiprogramname

Usually the Smokeping CGI tries to log any possible errors with an extended program name that includes the IP address of the remote client for easier debugging. If this variable is set to 'no', the program name will not be modified. The only reason you would want this is if you have a very old version of the CGI::Carp module. See the installation document for details.

Default value: changecgiprogramname = yes

linkstyle

How the CGI self-referring links are created. The possible values are

absolute

Full hostname and path derived from the 'cgiurl' variable

<a href="http://hostname/path/smokeping.cgi?foo=bar">

relative

Only the parameter part is specified

<a href="?foo=bar">

original

The way the links were generated before Smokeping version 2.0.4: no hostname, only the path

<a href="/path/smokeping.cgi?foo=bar">

The default is "relative", which hopefully works for everybody.

Default value: linkstyle = relative

precreateperms

If this variable is set, the Smokeping daemon will create its directory hierarchy under 'dyndir' (the CGI-writable tree) at startup with the specified directory permission bits. The value is interpreted as an octal value, eg. 775 for rwxrwxr-x etc.

If unset, the directories will be created dynamically with umask 022.

Example: precreateperms = 2755

*** Database *** (mandatory section)

Describes the properties of the round robin database for storing the SmokePing data. Note that it is not possible to edit existing RRDs by changing the entries in the cfg file.

The following variables can be set in this section:

step (mandatory setting)

Duration of the base operation interval of SmokePing in seconds. SmokePing will venture out every step seconds to ping your target hosts. If 'concurrent_probes' is set to 'yes' (see above), this variable can be overridden by each probe. Note that the step in the RRD files is fixed when they are originally generated, and if you change the step parameter afterwards, you'll have to delete the old RRD files or somehow convert them.

pings (mandatory setting)

How many pings should be sent to each target. Suggested: 20 pings. Minimum value: 3 pings. This can be overridden by each probe. Some probes (those derived from basefork.pm, ie. most except the FPing variants) will even let this be overridden target-specifically. Note that the number of pings in the RRD files is fixed when they are originally generated, and if you change this parameter afterwards, you'll have to delete the old RRD files or somehow convert them.

This section also contains a table describing the setup of the SmokePing database. Below are reasonable defaults. Only change them if you know rrdtool and its workings. Each row in the table describes one RRA.

 # cons   xff steps rows
 AVERAGE  0.5   1   1008
 AVERAGE  0.5  12   4320
     MIN  0.5  12   4320
     MAX  0.5  12   4320
 AVERAGE  0.5 144    720
     MAX  0.5 144    720
     MIN  0.5 144    720
column 0

Consolidation method.

column 1

What part of the consolidated intervals must be known to warrant a known entry.

column 2

How many steps to consolidate into for each RRA entry.

column 3

How many rows this RRA should have.

*** Presentation *** (mandatory section)

Defines how the SmokePing data should be presented.

The following variables can be set in this section:

template (mandatory setting)

The webpage template must contain keywords of the form <##keyword##>. There is a sample template included with SmokePing; use it as the basis for your experiments. Default template contains a pointer to the SmokePing counter and homepage. I would be glad if you would not remove this as it gives me an indication as to how widely used the tool is.

charset

By default, SmokePing assumes the 'iso-8859-15' character set. If you use something else, this is the place to speak up.

The following sections are valid on level 1:

+overview (mandatory section)

The Overview section defines how the Overview graphs should look.

The following variables can be set in this section:

width (mandatory setting)

Width of the Overview Graphs.

height (mandatory setting)

Height of the Overview Graphs.

range

How much time should be depicted in the Overview graph. Time must be specified as a number followed by a letter which specifies the unit of time. Known units are: seconds, minutes, hours, ddays, weeks, years.

max_rtt

Any roundtrip time larger than this value will cropped in the overview graph

median_color

By default the median line is drawn in red. Override it here with a hex color in the format rrggbb. Note that if you work with slaves, the slaves medians will be drawn in the slave color in the overview graph.

strftime

Use posix strftime to format the timestamp in the left hand lower corner of the overview graph

+detail (mandatory section)

The following variables can be set in this section:

width (mandatory setting)

How many pixels wide should detail graphs be

height (mandatory setting)

How many pixels high should detail graphs be

loss_background

Should the graphs be shown with a background showing loss data for emphasis (yes/no)?

If this option is enabled, uptime data is no longer displayed in the graph background.

logarithmic

should the graphs be shown in a logarithmic scale (yes/no)

unison_tolerance

if a graph is more than this factor of the median 'max' it drops out of the unison scaling algorithm. A factor of two would mean that any graph with a max either less than half or more than twice the median 'max' will be dropped from unison scaling

max_rtt

Any roundtrip time larger than this value will cropped in the detail graph

strftime

Use posix strftime to format the timestamp in the left hand lower corner of the detail graph

nodata_color

Paint the graph background in a special color when there is no data for this period because smokeping has not been running (#rrggbb)

The detailed display can contain several graphs of different resolution. In this table you can specify the resolution of each graph.

Example:

 "Last 3 Hours"    3h
 "Last 30 Hours"   30h
 "Last 10 Days"    10d
 "Last 400 Days"   400d
column 0

Description of the particular resolution.

column 1

How much time should be depicted. The format is the same as for the age parameter of the Overview section.

The following sections are valid on level 2:

++loss_colors

In the Detail view, the color of the median line depends the amount of lost packets. SmokePing comes with a reasonable default setting, but you may choose to disagree. The table below lets you specify your own coloring.

Example:

 Loss Color   Legend
 1    00ff00    "<1"
 3    0000ff    "<3"
 1000 ff0000    ">=3"
column 0

Activate when the number of losst pings is larger or equal to this number

column 1

Color for this range.

column 2

Description for this range.

++uptime_colors

When monitoring a host with DYNAMIC addressing, SmokePing will keep track of how long the machine is able to keep the same IP address. This time is plotted as a color in the graphs background. SmokePing comes with a reasonable default setting, but you may choose to disagree. The table below lets you specify your own coloring

Example:

 # Uptime      Color     Legend
 3600          00ff00   "<1h"
 86400         0000ff   "<1d"
 604800        ff0000   "<1w"
 1000000000000 ffff00   ">1w"

Uptime is in days!

column 0

Activate when uptime in days is larger of equal to this number

column 1

Color for this uptime range.

column 2

Description for this range.

+charts

The SmokePing Charts feature allow you to have Top X lists created according to various criteria.

Each type of Chart must live in its own subsection.

 + charts
 menu = Charts
 title = The most interesting destinations
 ++ median
 sorter = Median(entries=>10)
 title = Sorted by Median Roundtrip Time
 menu = Top Median RTT
 format = Median RTT %e s

The following variables can be set in this section:

menu (mandatory setting)

Menu entry for the Charts Section.

title (mandatory setting)

Page title for the Charts Section.

The following sections are valid on level 2:

++/[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following variables can be set in this section:

menu (mandatory setting)

Menu entry

title (mandatory setting)

Page title

sorter (mandatory setting)

sorter for this charts sections

format

sprintf format string to format curent value

+multihost

Settings for the multihost graphs. At the moment this is only used for the color setting. Check the documentation on the host property of the target section for more.

The following variables can be set in this section:

colors

Space separated list of colors for multihost graphs

Example: colors = ff0000 00ff00 0000ff

+hierarchies

Provide an alternative presentation hierarchy for your smokeping data. After setting up a hierarchy in this section. You can use it in each tagets parent property. A drop-down menu in the smokeping website lets the user switch presentation hierarchy.

The following sections are valid on level 2:

++/[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

Identifier of the hierarchie. Use this as prefix in the targets parent property

The following variables can be set in this section:

title (mandatory setting)

Title for this hierarchy

*** Probes *** (mandatory section)

The Probes Section configures Probe modules. Probe modules integrate an external ping command into SmokePing. Check the documentation of each module for more information about it.

The following sections are valid on level 1:

+/[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

Each module can take specific configuration information from this area. The jumble of letters above is a regular expression defining legal module names.

See the documentation of each module for details about its variables.

The grammar of this section is dynamically modified based on its name.

The following sections are valid on level 2:

++/[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

You can define multiple instances of the same probe with subsections. These instances can have different values for their variables, so you can eg. have one instance of the FPing probe with packet size 1000 and step 300 and another instance with packet size 64 and step 30. The name of the subsection determines what the probe will be called, so you can write descriptive names for the probes.

If there are any subsections defined, the main section for this probe will just provide default parameter values for the probe instances, ie. it will not become a probe instance itself.

The example above would be written like this:

 *** Probes ***

 + FPing
 # this value is common for the two subprobes
 binary = /usr/bin/fping 

 ++ FPingLarge
 packetsize = 1000
 step = 300

 ++ FPingSmall
 packetsize = 64
 step = 30

Dynamical grammar changes for example instances of this section:

AnotherDNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

lookup

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

mininterval

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: mininterval = 0.5

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: port = 53

protocol

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: protocol = udp

recordtype

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: recordtype = A

require_answers

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

require_noerror

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

lookup

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.5

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: port = 53

protocol

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: protocol = udp

recordtype

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: recordtype = A

require_answers

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

require_noerror

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance AnotherDNS.)

AnotherSSH: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

greeting

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: greeting = SSH-Latency-Measurement-Sorry-for-this-logmessage

interval

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: interval = established

mininterval

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: mininterval = 0.5

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: port = 22

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

greeting

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: greeting = SSH-Latency-Measurement-Sorry-for-this-logmessage

interval

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: interval = established

mininterval

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.5

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: port = 22

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance AnotherSSH.)

CiscoRTTMonDNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

ioshost

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

iosint

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

name

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 15

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ioshost

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

name

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 15

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance CiscoRTTMonDNS.)

CiscoRTTMonEchoICMP: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

ioshost

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

iosint

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

packetsize

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: packetsize = 56

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 15

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

vrf

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ioshost

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 56

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 15

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

vrf

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance CiscoRTTMonEchoICMP.)

CiscoRTTMonTcpConnect: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

ioshost

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

iosint

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: port = 80

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 15

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ioshost

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: port = 80

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 15

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance CiscoRTTMonTcpConnect.)

Curl: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/curl

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

agent

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

expect

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

extraargs

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

extrare

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: extrare = / /

follow_redirects

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: follow_redirects = no

include_redirects

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: include_redirects = no

insecure_ssl

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

interface

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ssl2

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 10

urlformat

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/curl

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

agent

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

expect

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraargs

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extrare

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: extrare = / /

follow_redirects

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: follow_redirects = no

include_redirects

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: include_redirects = no

insecure_ssl

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

interface

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ssl2

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 10

urlformat

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance Curl.)

DNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

lookup

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

server

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

lookup

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

server

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance DNS.)

DismanPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

offset

see above

pings

see above

Default value: pings = 15

step

see above

ownerindex

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

packetsize

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: packetsize = 56

pinghost

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pingsrc

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: pings = 15

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ownerindex

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 56

pinghost

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pingsrc

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance DismanPing.)

EchoPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

fill

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

size

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

udp

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

fill

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

size

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

udp

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPing.)

EchoPingChargen: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

fill

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

size

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

fill

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

size

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingChargen.)

EchoPingDNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

dns_request

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

dns_tcp

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

dns_type

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: dns_type = A

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

plugin

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: plugin = dns

pluginargs

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

dns_request

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

dns_tcp

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

dns_type

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: dns_type = A

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: plugin = dns

pluginargs

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingDNS.)

EchoPingDiscard: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

fill

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

size

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

udp

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

fill

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

size

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

udp

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingDiscard.)

EchoPingHttp: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

accept_redirects

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ignore_cache

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

revalidate_data

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 10

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

url

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: url = /

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

accept_redirects

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ignore_cache

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

revalidate_data

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 10

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

url

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: url = /

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingHttp.)

EchoPingHttps: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

accept_redirects

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ignore_cache

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

prot

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: prot = 443

revalidate_data

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 10

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

url

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: url = /

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

accept_redirects

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ignore_cache

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

prot

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: prot = 443

revalidate_data

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 10

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

url

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: url = /

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingHttps.)

EchoPingIcp: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

url

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

url

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingIcp.)

EchoPingLDAP: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ldap_base

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ldap_request

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ldap_scope

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

plugin

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: plugin = ldap

pluginargs

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ldap_base

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ldap_request

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ldap_scope

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: plugin = ldap

pluginargs

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingLDAP.)

EchoPingPlugin: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

plugin

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pluginargs

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pluginargs

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingPlugin.)

EchoPingSmtp: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingSmtp.)

EchoPingWhois: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

extraopts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

ipversion

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

plugin

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: plugin = whois

pluginargs

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

priority

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

waittime

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

whois_request

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/echoping

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: plugin = whois

pluginargs

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

tos

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

whois_request

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance EchoPingWhois.)

FPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

blazemode

see above

hostinterval

see above

mininterval

see above

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

pings

see above

sourceaddress

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

usestdout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

blazemode

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

hostinterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

sourceaddress

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

usestdout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance FPing.)

FPing6: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

blazemode

see above

hostinterval

see above

mininterval

see above

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

pings

see above

sourceaddress

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

usestdout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

blazemode

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

hostinterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

sourceaddress

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

usestdout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance FPing6.)

FTPtransfer: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

destfile

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

min_interval

see above

Default value: min_interval = 1

mode (mandatory setting)

see above

offset

see above

passwordfile

see above

srcfile (mandatory setting)

see above

step

see above

localaddr

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

passive

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

password

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout (mandatory setting)

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

username

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

destfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

min_interval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: min_interval = 1

mode (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

passwordfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

srcfile (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

localaddr

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

passive

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

password

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout (mandatory setting)

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

username

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance FTPtransfer.)

IOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

Default value: packetsize = 56

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

ioshost

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

iosint

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

iosuser

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 56

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

ioshost

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosuser

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance IOSPing.)

LDAP: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

passwordfile

see above

step

see above

attrs

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

base

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

binddn

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

filter

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

mininterval

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: mininterval = 1

password

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

scope

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: scope = sub

start_tls

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

version

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

passwordfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

attrs

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

base

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

binddn

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

filter

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 1

password

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

scope

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: scope = sub

start_tls

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

version

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance LDAP.)

NFSping: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

blazemode

see above

hostinterval

see above

mininterval

see above

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

pings

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

blazemode

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

hostinterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance NFSping.)

OpenSSHEOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

Default value: packetsize = 100

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

eospass

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

eosuser

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

psource

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

source

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

unpriv

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 100

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

eospass

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

eosuser

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

unpriv

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance OpenSSHEOSPing.)

OpenSSHJunOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

Default value: packetsize = 100

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

junospass

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

junosuser

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

psource

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

source

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 100

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

junospass

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

junosuser

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance OpenSSHJunOSPing.)

Qstat: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

game

see above

Default value: game = q3s

mininterval

see above

Default value: mininterval = 0.5

offset

see above

port

see above

sourceaddress

see above

sourceport

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

game

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: game = q3s

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

sourceaddress

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

sourceport

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance Qstat.)

Radius: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

passwordfile

see above

secretfile

see above

step

see above

allowreject

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

mininterval

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: mininterval = 1

nas_ip_address

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

password

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

secret

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

username

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

passwordfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

secretfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

allowreject

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 1

nas_ip_address

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

password

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

secret

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

username

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance Radius.)

RemoteFPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

blazemode

see above

hostinterval

see above

mininterval

see above

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

pings

see above

rbinary (mandatory setting)

see above

rhost (mandatory setting)

see above

ruser

see above

sourceaddress

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

usestdout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

blazemode

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

hostinterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 0.01

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

rbinary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

rhost (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ruser

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

sourceaddress

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

usestdout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance RemoteFPing.)

SSH: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

keytype

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: keytype = rsa

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: port = 22

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

keytype

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: keytype = rsa

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: port = 22

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance SSH.)

SendEmail: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

bodysize

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

from (mandatory setting)

see above

offset

see above

step

see above

subject

see above

Default value: subject = Test

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

to (mandatory setting)

see above

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: port = 25

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

bodysize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

from (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

subject

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: subject = Test

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

to (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: port = 25

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance SendEmail.)

SipSak: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/sipsak

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

keep_second

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

params

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

user

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: binary = /usr/bin/sipsak

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

keep_second

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

params

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

user

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance SipSak.)

TCPPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

step

see above

tcptraceroute

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

binary (mandatory setting)

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tcptraceroute

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance TCPPing.)

TacacsPlus: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

passwordfile

see above

secretfile

see above

step

see above

authtype

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: authtype = ASCII

mininterval

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: mininterval = 1

password

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

port

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: port = 49

secret

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 5

username

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

passwordfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

secretfile

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

authtype

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: authtype = ASCII

mininterval

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: mininterval = 1

password

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: port = 49

secret

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

username

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance TacacsPlus.)

TelnetIOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

Default value: packetsize = 56

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

iospass

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

iosuser

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

psource

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

source

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 56

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

iospass

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosuser

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance TelnetIOSPing.)

TelnetJunOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

packetsize

see above

Default value: packetsize = 100

step

see above

timeout

see above

Default value: timeout = 5

junospass

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

junosuser

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

psource

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

source

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: packetsize = 100

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 5

junospass

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

junosuser

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance TelnetJunOSPing.)

WebProxyFilter: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

Default value: forks = 5

maxsize

see above

Default value: maxsize = 2000

min_interval

see above

Default value: min_interval = 1

offset

see above

step

see above

useragent

see above

Default value: useragent = SmokePing/2.x (WebProxyFilter Probe)

deny_re (mandatory setting)

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

more_hosts

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

pings

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

timeout

(This variable can be overridden target-specifically in the Targets section.)

Default value: timeout = 2

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

forks

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: forks = 5

maxsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: maxsize = 2000

min_interval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: min_interval = 1

offset

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

step

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

useragent

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: useragent = SmokePing/2.x (WebProxyFilter Probe)

deny_re (mandatory setting)

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

more_hosts

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: timeout = 2

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instance WebProxyFilter.)

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example instances of section /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/.)

*** Targets *** (mandatory section)

The Target Section defines the actual work of SmokePing. It contains a hierarchical list of hosts which mark the endpoints of the network connections the system should monitor. Each section can contain one host as well as other sections. By adding slaves you can measure the connection to an endpoint from multiple locations.

The following variables can be set in this section:

probe (mandatory setting)

The name of the probe module to be used for this host. The value of this variable gets propagated

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

menu (mandatory setting)

Menu entry for this section. If not set this will be set to the hostname.

title (mandatory setting)

Title of the page when it is displayed. This will be set to the hostname if left empty.

remark

An optional remark on the current section. It gets displayed on the webpage.

alerts

A comma separated list of alerts to check for this target. The alerts have to be setup in the Alerts section. Alerts are inherited by child nodes. Use an empty alerts definition to remove inherited alerts from the current target and its children.

slaves

List of slave servers. It gets inherited by all targets.

menuextra

HTML String to be added to the end of each menu entry. The {HOST} entry will be replaced by the host property of the relevant section. The {CLASS} entry will be replaced by the same class as the other tags in the manu line.

parents

The following sections are valid on level 1:

+/[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

Each target section can contain information about a host to monitor as well as further target sections. Most variables have already been described above. The expression above defines legal names for target sections.

This section is recursive: it can contain subsection(s) with the same syntax.

The following variables can be set in this section:

probe

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

This variable dynamically modifies the grammar based on its value.

menu
title
alerts

Comma separated list of alert names

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

note

Some information about this entry which does NOT get displayed on the web.

email

This is the contact address for the owner of the current host. In connection with the DYNAMIC hosts, the address will be used for sending the belowmentioned script.

host

There are three types of "hosts" in smokeping.

  1. The 'hostname' is a name of a host you want to target from smokeping
  2. The string DYNAMIC. Is for machines that have a dynamic IP address. These boxes are required to regularly contact the SmokePing server to confirm their IP address. When starting SmokePing with the commandline argument --email it will add a secret password to each of the DYNAMIC host lines and send a script to the owner of each host. This script must be started periodically (cron) on the host in question to let smokeping know where the host is curently located. If the target machine supports SNMP SmokePing will also query the hosts sysContact, sysName and sysLocation properties to make sure it is still the same host.
  3. A space separated list of 'target-path' entries (multihost target). All targets mentioned in this list will be displayed in one graph. Note that the graph will look different from the normal smokeping graphs. The syntax for multihost targets is as follows:
     host = /world/town/host1 /world/town2/host33 /world/town2/host1~slave
remark
rawlog

Log the raw data, gathered for this target, in tab separated format, to a file with the same basename as the corresponding RRD file. Use posix strftime to format the timestamp to be put into the file name. The filename is built like this:

 basename.strftime.csv

Example:

 rawlog=%Y-%m-%d

this would create a new logfile every day with a name like this:

 targethost.2004-05-03.csv
alertee

If you want to have alerts for this target and all targets below it go to a particular address on top of the address already specified in the alert, you can add it here. This can be a comma separated list of items.

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

slaves

The slave names must match the slaves you have setup in the slaves section.

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

menuextra

HTML String to be added to the end of each menu entry. The following tags will be replaced:

  {HOST}     -> #$hostname
  {HOSTNAME} -> $hostname
  {CLASS}    -> same class as the other tags in the menu line
  {HASH}     -> #

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

parents

After setting up a hierarchy in the Presentation section of the configuration file you can use this property to assign an entry to alternate hierarchies. The format for parent entries is.

 hierarchyA:/Node1/Node2 hierarchyB:/Node3

The entries from all parent properties together will build a new tree for each hierarchy. With this method it is possible to make a single target show up multiple times in a tree. If you think this is a good thing, go ahead, nothing is stopping you. Since you do not only define the parent but the full path of the parent node, circular dependencies are not possible.

hide

Set the hide property to 'yes' to hide this host from the navigation menu and from search results. Note that if you set the hide property on a non leaf entry all subordinate entries will also disapear in the menu structure. If you know a direct link to a page it is still accessible. Pages which are hidden from the menu due to a parent being hidden will still show up in search results and in alternate hierarchies where they are below a non hidden parent.

Default value: hide = no

nomasterpoll

Use this in a master/slave setup where the master must not poll a particular target. The master will now skip this entry in its polling cycle. Note that if you set the hide property on a non leaf entry all subordinate entries will also disapear in the menu structure. You can still access them via direct link or via an alternate hierarchy.

If you have no master/slave setup this will have a similar effect to the hide property, except that the menu entry will still show up, but will not contain any graphs.

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: nomasterpoll = no

The following sections are valid on level 2:

++/[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

This section is recursive: it can contain subsection(s) with the same syntax.

Dynamical grammar changes for example values of variable probe:

AnotherDNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

ipversion

see above

lookup

see above

mininterval

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

protocol

see above

recordtype

see above

require_answers

see above

require_noerror

see above

timeout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

lookup

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

protocol

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

recordtype

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

require_answers

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

require_noerror

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value AnotherDNS.)

AnotherSSH: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

greeting

see above

interval

see above

mininterval

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

timeout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

greeting

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

interval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value AnotherSSH.)

CiscoRTTMonDNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

iosint

see above

name

see above

pings

see above

timeout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

name

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value CiscoRTTMonDNS.)

CiscoRTTMonEchoICMP: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

iosint

see above

packetsize

see above

pings

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

vrf

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

vrf

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value CiscoRTTMonEchoICMP.)

CiscoRTTMonTcpConnect: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

iosint

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value CiscoRTTMonTcpConnect.)

Curl: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

agent

see above

expect

see above

extraargs

see above

extrare

see above

follow_redirects

see above

include_redirects

see above

insecure_ssl

see above

interface

see above

pings

see above

ssl2

see above

timeout

see above

urlformat

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

agent

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

expect

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraargs

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extrare

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

follow_redirects

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

include_redirects

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

insecure_ssl

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

interface

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ssl2

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

urlformat

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value Curl.)

DNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

lookup

see above

pings

see above

server

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

lookup

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

server

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value DNS.)

DismanPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

ownerindex

see above

packetsize

see above

pinghost

see above

pingsrc

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

ownerindex

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

packetsize

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pinghost

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pingsrc

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value DismanPing.)

EchoPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

fill

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

priority

see above

size

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

udp

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

fill

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

size

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

udp

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPing.)

EchoPingChargen: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

fill

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

priority

see above

size

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

fill

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

size

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingChargen.)

EchoPingDNS: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

dns_request

see above

dns_tcp

see above

dns_type

see above

extraopts

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

plugin

see above

pluginargs

see above

priority

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

dns_request

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

dns_tcp

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

dns_type

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pluginargs

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingDNS.)

EchoPingDiscard: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

fill

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

priority

see above

size

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

udp

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

fill

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

size

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

udp

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingDiscard.)

EchoPingHttp: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

accept_redirects

see above

extraopts

see above

ignore_cache

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

priority

see above

revalidate_data

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

url

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

accept_redirects

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ignore_cache

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

revalidate_data

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

url

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingHttp.)

EchoPingHttps: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

accept_redirects

see above

extraopts

see above

ignore_cache

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

priority

see above

prot

see above

revalidate_data

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

url

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

accept_redirects

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ignore_cache

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

prot

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

revalidate_data

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

url

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingHttps.)

EchoPingIcp: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

priority

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

url

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

url

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingIcp.)

EchoPingLDAP: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

ipversion

see above

ldap_base

see above

ldap_request

see above

ldap_scope

see above

pings

see above

plugin

see above

pluginargs

see above

priority

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ldap_base

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ldap_request

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ldap_scope

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pluginargs

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingLDAP.)

EchoPingPlugin: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

plugin

see above

pluginargs

see above

priority

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pluginargs

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingPlugin.)

EchoPingSmtp: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

priority

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

waittime

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingSmtp.)

EchoPingWhois: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

ipversion

see above

pings

see above

plugin

see above

pluginargs

see above

priority

see above

timeout

see above

tos

see above

waittime

see above

whois_request

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

extraopts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

ipversion

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

plugin

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pluginargs

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

tos

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

waittime

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

whois_request

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value EchoPingWhois.)

FPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

No changes that can be automatically described.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value FPing.)

FPing6: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

No changes that can be automatically described.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value FPing6.)

FTPtransfer: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

localaddr

see above

passive

see above

password

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

timeout

see above

username

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

localaddr

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

passive

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

password

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

username

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value FTPtransfer.)

IOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

iosint

see above

iosuser

see above

pings

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

ioshost

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosint

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosuser

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value IOSPing.)

LDAP: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

attrs

see above

base

see above

binddn

see above

filter

see above

mininterval

see above

password

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

scope

see above

start_tls

see above

timeout

see above

version

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

attrs

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

base

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

binddn

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

filter

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

password

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

scope

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

start_tls

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

version

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value LDAP.)

NFSping: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

No changes that can be automatically described.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value NFSping.)

OpenSSHEOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

eospass

see above

eosuser

see above

pings

see above

psource

see above

source

see above

unpriv

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

eospass

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

eosuser

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

unpriv

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value OpenSSHEOSPing.)

OpenSSHJunOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

junospass

see above

junosuser

see above

pings

see above

psource

see above

source

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

junospass

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

junosuser

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value OpenSSHJunOSPing.)

Qstat: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

pings

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value Qstat.)

Radius: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

allowreject

see above

mininterval

see above

nas_ip_address

see above

password

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

secret

see above

timeout

see above

username

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

allowreject

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

nas_ip_address

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

password

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

secret

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

username

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value Radius.)

RemoteFPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

No changes that can be automatically described.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value RemoteFPing.)

SSH: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

keytype

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

keytype

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value SSH.)

SendEmail: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

pings

see above

port

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value SendEmail.)

SipSak: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

keep_second

see above

params

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

user

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

keep_second

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

params

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

user

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value SipSak.)

TCPPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

pings

see above

port

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value TCPPing.)

TacacsPlus: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

authtype

see above

mininterval

see above

password

see above

pings

see above

port

see above

secret

see above

timeout

see above

username

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

authtype

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

mininterval

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

password

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

port

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

secret

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

username

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value TacacsPlus.)

TelnetIOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

iospass

see above

iosuser

see above

pings

see above

psource

see above

source

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

iospass

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

iosuser

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value TelnetIOSPing.)

TelnetJunOSPing: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

junospass

see above

junosuser

see above

pings

see above

psource

see above

source

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

junospass

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

junosuser

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

psource

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

source

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value TelnetJunOSPing.)

WebProxyFilter: (See the separate module documentation for details about each variable.)

The following new variables are valid:

deny_re

see above

more_hosts

see above

pings

see above

timeout

see above

Syntax changes for subsection /[-_0-9a-zA-Z]+/

The following new variables are valid:

deny_re

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

more_hosts

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

pings

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

timeout

see above

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

(End of dynamical grammar changes for variable probe example value WebProxyFilter.)

(End of dynamical grammar changes for example values of variable probe.)

*** Alerts ***

The Alert section lets you setup loss and RTT pattern detectors. After each round of polling, SmokePing will examine its data and determine which detectors match. Detectors are enabled per target and get inherited by the targets children.

Detectors are not just simple thresholds which go off at first sight of a problem. They are configurable to detect special loss or RTT patterns. They let you look at a number of past readings to make a more educated decision on what kind of alert should be sent, or if an alert should be sent at all.

The patterns are numbers prefixed with an operator indicating the type of comparison required for a match.

The following RTT pattern detects if a target's RTT goes from constantly below 10ms to constantly 100ms and more:

 old ------------------------------> new
 <10,<10,<10,<10,<10,>10,>100,>100,>100

Loss patterns work in a similar way, except that the loss is defined as the percentage the total number of received packets is of the total number of packets sent.

 old ------------------------------> new
 ==0%,==0%,==0%,==0%,>20%,>20%,>=20%

Apart from normal numbers, patterns can also contain the values * which is true for all values regardless of the operator. And U which is true for unknown data together with the == and =! operators.

Detectors normally act on state changes. This has the disadvantage, that they will fail to find conditions which were already present when launching smokeping. For this it is possible to write detectors that begin with the special value ==S it is inserted whenever smokeping is started up.

You can write

 ==S,>20%,>20%

to detect lines that have been losing more than 20% of the packets for two periods after startup.

If you want to make sure a value within a certain range you can use two conditions in one element

 >45%<=55%

Sometimes it may be that conditions occur at irregular intervals. But still you only want to throw an alert if they occur several times within a certain amount of times. The operator *X* will ignore up to X values and still let the pattern match:

  >10%,*10*,>10%

will fire if more than 10% of the packets have been lost at least twice over the last 10 samples.

A complete example

 *** Alerts ***
 to = admin@company.xy,peter@home.xy
 from = smokealert@company.xy

 +lossdetect
 type = loss
 # in percent
 pattern = ==0%,==0%,==0%,==0%,>20%,>20%,>20%
 comment = suddenly there is packet loss

 +miniloss
 type = loss
 # in percent
 pattern = >0%,*12*,>0%,*12*,>0%
 comment = detected loss 3 times over the last two hours

 +rttdetect
 type = rtt
 # in milliseconds
 pattern = <10,<10,<10,<10,<10,<100,>100,>100,>100
 comment = routing messed up again ?

 +rttbadstart
 type = rtt
 # in milliseconds
 pattern = ==S,==U
 comment = offline at startup

The following variables can be set in this section:

to (mandatory setting)

Either an email address to send alerts to, or the name of a program to execute when an alert matches. To call a program, the first character of the to value must be a pipe symbol "|". The program will the be called whenever an alert matches, using the following 5 arguments (except if edgetrigger is 'yes'; see below): name-of-alert, target, loss-pattern, rtt-pattern, hostname. You can also provide a comma separated list of addresses and programs.

from (mandatory setting)

who should alerts appear to be coming from ?

edgetrigger

The alert notifications and/or the programs executed are normally triggered every time the alert matches. If this variable is set to 'yes', they will be triggered only when the alert's state is changed, ie. when it's raised and when it's cleared. Subsequent matches of the same alert will thus not trigger a notification.

When this variable is set to 'yes', a notification program (see the to variable documentation above) will get a sixth argument, raise, which has the value 1 if the alert was just raised and 0 if it was cleared.

Default value: edgetrigger = no

mailtemplate

When sending out mails for alerts, smokeping normally uses an internally generated message. With the mailtemplate you can customize the alert mails to look they way you like them. The all <##keyword##> type strings will get replaced in the template before it is sent out. the following keywords are supported:

 <##ALERT##>    - target name
 <##WHAT##>     - status (is active, was raised, was celared)
 <##LINE##>     - path in the config tree
 <##URL##>      - webpage for graph
 <##STAMP##>    - date and time 
 <##PAT##>      - pattern that matched the alert
 <##LOSS##>     - loss history
 <##RTT##>      - rtt history
 <##COMMENT##>  - comment

The following sections are valid on level 1:

+/[^\s,]+/

The following variables can be set in this section:

type (mandatory setting)

Currently the pattern types rtt and loss and matcher are known.

Matchers are plugin modules that extend the alert conditions. Known matchers are Avgratio, CheckLatency, CheckLoss, ExpLoss, Median, Medratio.

See the documentation of the corresponding matcher module (eg. Smokeping::matchers::Avgratio) for instructions on configuring it.

pattern (mandatory setting)

a comma separated list of comparison operators and numbers. rtt patterns are in milliseconds, loss patterns are in percents

comment (mandatory setting)
to

Similar to the "to" parameter on the top-level except that it will only be used IN ADDITION to the value of the toplevel parameter. Same rules apply.

edgetrigger

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

Default value: edgetrigger = no

mailtemplate

This variable inherits its value from the parent section if nothing is specified here.

priority

if multiple alerts 'match' only the one with the highest priority (lowest number) will cause and alert to be sent. Alerts without priority will be sent in any case.

*** Slaves ***

Your smokeping can remote control other somkeping instances running in slave mode on different hosts. Use this section to tell your master smokeping about the slaves you are going to use.

The following variables can be set in this section:

secrets (mandatory setting)

The slave secrets file contines one line per slave with the name of the slave followed by a colon and the secret:

 slave1:secret1
 slave2:secret2
 ...

Note that these secrets combined with a man-in-the-middle attack effectively give shell access to the corresponding slaves (see smokeping_master_slave), so the file should be appropriately protected and the secrets should not be easily crackable.

The following sections are valid on level 1:

+/[-_0-9a-zA-Z.]+/

Define some basic properties for the slave.

The following variables can be set in this section:

display_name (mandatory setting)

Name of the Slave host.

location

Where is the slave located.

color (mandatory setting)

Color for the slave in graphs where input from multiple hosts is presented.

The following sections are valid on level 2:

++override

If part of the configuration information must be overwritten to match the settings of the you can specify this in this section. A setting is overwritten by giveing the full path of the configuration variable. If you have this configuration in the Probes section:

 *** Probes ***
 +FPing
 binary = /usr/sepp/bin/fping

You can override it for a particular slave like this:

 ++override
 Probes.FPing.binary = /usr/bin/fping

The following variables can be set in this section:

/\S+/

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2001-2007 by Tobias Oetiker. All right reserved.

LICENSE

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 2 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, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

AUTHOR

Tobias Oetiker <tobi@oetiker.ch>


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