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Nagios plugin to check AWS CloudWatch metrics

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This plugin for checks AWS CloudWatch metrics. It uses the popular boto library to gather metric values. this plugin does not currently have a means of directly supplying AWS credentials - for this, consult the boto docs.


  1. pip install nagios-cloudwatch-plugin

  2. /usr/local/bin/ -h:

    usage: [-h] -n NAMESPACE -m METRIC [-d DIMENSIONS] -s
                               [-w RANGE] [-c RANGE] [-v] [-t TIMEOUT]
    Nagios plugin to check cloudwatch metrics
    optional arguments:
      -h, --help            show this help message and exit
      -n NAMESPACE, --namespace NAMESPACE
                            namespace for cloudwatch metric
      -m METRIC, --metric METRIC
                            metric name
      -d DIMENSIONS, --dimensions DIMENSIONS
                            dimensions of cloudwatch metric
      -s {Average,Sum,SampleCount,Maximum,Minimum}, --statistic {Average,Sum,SampleCount,Maximum,Minimum}
                            statistic used to evaluate metric
      -w RANGE, --warning RANGE
                            warning if workers threshold is outside RANGE
      -c RANGE, --critical RANGE
                            critical if workers threshold is outside RANGE
      -v, --verbose         increase verbosity (use up to 3 times)
      -t TIMEOUT, --timeout TIMEOUT
                            abort execution after TIMEOUT seconds


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