NRPE 2.13 not working with Solaris 11
work at winkler-alexander.de
Wed Apr 30 14:16:26 CEST 2014
this patch worked and nrpe is up and running again.
Thank you very much.
It seems to be a generic problem with S11. Will you update the cswnrpe
2014-04-30 14:08 GMT+02:00 Rafael Ostertag <raos at opencsw.org>:
> Hi Alex
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:49:06AM +0200, Alexander Winkler wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have been running an Solaris 11.1 System with your nrpe 2.12. This
> > package was quite old from a stable branch.
> > Today, I updated my stalbe mirror and there was an nrpe update 2.13. It
> > works with every Solaris 10 system, but not with solaris 11:
> > The service goes into maintenance:
> > [ Apr 30 11:36:02 Executing start method
> > ("/var/opt/csw/svc/method/svc-cswnrpe start"). ]
> > /var/opt/csw/svc/method/svc-cswnrpe: line 44: syntax error at line 58:
> > unexpected
> > [ Apr 30 11:36:02 Method "start" exited with status 3. ]
> > It seems like an scripting error, since nrpe seems to work:
> Yes, nrpe works just fine.
> I attached a patch. Copy it to the affected Sol11 machines and do
> # patch -p0 < /path/to/patchfile
> Essentially, the patch adds
> unalias -a
> to the top of /etc/opt/csw/init.d/cswnrpe.
> > But i haven't been able to find the reason yet.
> > Can anybody reproduce this problem?
> The problem is, that in Sol11, /bin/sh is a link to ksh which by default
> defines some aliases, and `stop' is one of them. The nrpe start script
> dies on
> line 58, because a function is defined which is also called `stop'. So,
> the script is read, line 58 is expanded to 'kill -s STOP' which doesn't
> much sense in that context.
> Let me know of the outcome.
> > Best regards
> > Alex
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