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The rm_ack feature can now be switched off completely with –rm_ack=off.

The very useful –rm_ack=… parameter lets us decide how to deal with the posibility to remove a service acknowledgement in case of a reason-change. The optional arguments supplied until now have included ignore,…

New –rm_ack_handler functionality

An exciting feature release for check_netapp_pro is the new –rm_ack_handler parameter, which enables users to construct their own method to reset remote service acknowledgements for checks which have failed. This is not a matter of…

How to deal with changing causes

→ deutsche Version One of the most innovative features of check_netapp_pro is probably the option -rm_ack, which solves the problem of errors not being alarmed for confirmed overall checks. These errors will not be alarmed actively…

rm_ack for simple checks?

One of our customers came up with an interesting idea: simple checks, such as check_netapp_health, could be extended with ability to recognize a change in cause, a feature usually found in multi-instance checks. For multi-instance checks…

rm_ack – an innovative Switch with the additional touch

The abbreviation rm_ack stands for remove service acknowledgement, which refers to a rather simple algorithm that can be used to identify masked alarms. Masked alarms are a phenomenon that solely appears with checks on multiple instances, such…

rm_ack – der innovative Schalter mit Mehrwert

Die Kurzbezeichnung rm_ack steht für remove service acknowledgement. Dahinter verbirgt sich ein im Prinzip simpler Algorithmus zur Erkennung maskierter Alarme. Maskierte Alarme sind ein Phänomen, das ausschliesslich bei Mehrinstanzen-Checks, wie z.B. der gleichzeitigen…