[Samba] Monitor Samba4 Best Practices

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 12:35:16 MDT 2014


     Thank you. That's an excellent start.

On 9/23/2014 2:03 PM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Hello James
> Am 23.09.2014 um 19:17 schrieb James:
>> Outside of running 'samba-tool drs showrepl' and examining
>> 'log.samba'. How does one monitor the overall health of Active Directory
>> or the Samba4 daemons? I currently have Nagios configured to monitor the
>> servers themselves(ie. ping,ssh,swap etc). Thanks for any input.
> you can use check_tcp to connect to the various tcp ports Samba listens
> on: https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_port_usage
> And you can use other Nagios plugins like check_smb
> http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Plugins/System-Metrics/File-System/SMB/check_smb/details
> I think there are also more scripts to check various services of AD.
> Maybe they need to be adapted or rewritten, to run on a *nix machine,
> instead Windows.
> Regards,
> Marc


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