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MySQL Deamon: Staus

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

This check checks if the MySQL deamon is alive and a connection is possible. Otherwiese it returns CRIT. This check can also be used to detect wrong or unconfigured mk_mysql plugins.

This check needs the agent plugin mk_mysql to be installed. Further details about this plugin and monitoring of MySQL can be found in the Check_MK online documentation in the article "Monitoring MySQL with Check_MK".


On each host where the agent plugin mk_mysql is being installed one service per instance is being generated.