Nagios Plugin: Monitor Service Memory

Monitoring memory usage of a given process is critical for trouble shooting and issues escalation. Quite strange that no available public nagios plugin for this can be found. Thus I write one.

Here comes the plugin in GitHub.

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  • The plugin explores /proc/$pid/status to figure out the virtual memory and resident memory.
  • It will also generate the performance stastic data properly, which works well with nagiosgraph.

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