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Arcserve Backup

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: Windows

Checks if Backup Jobs did finish successfully on an Arcserve Backup System. Therefor it queries the database on the backup server. It needs the arcserve_backup.ps1 agent plugin to be installed there.

Please note: On the Arcserve database TCP/IP and named pipes need to be activated for the plugin to work.

The check returns OK if the backup job did finish with an OK message, WARN if the job reported warnings and CRIT if the job did report errors. UNKN is returned if the job did finish with an unidentified message.

Number of directories, number of files and size are only reported but do never trigger any non-OK state.


The name of the backup.


Finds one service for every backup configured.

Please note: This is independent of the number of hosts backuped in one backup job. Only the total state of a backup (over all contained hosts) is reported.