Nagios monitor Sendmail instances

Aaron K. Moore amoore at
Tue Sep 26 13:57:05 IST 2006

Here's what I wrote for a Fedora Core box several years ago to check
that the sender, receiver, and local sendmail processes were running.

Ugo Bellavance wrote:
> Hi,
> 	With a MailScanner setup, there are 2 Sendmail instances.
> figured out how to monitor both with nagios?
> 	From what I can see, both instances use the same process name
> (sendmail) and it is only in their status and PID that they differ.
> Regards,
> Ugo

Aaron Kent Moore
Information Technology Services
DeKalb Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Auburn, IN
Phone:  260.920.2808
E-mail:  amoore at
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