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MySQL: Status of Deamon

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 Checkmk online documentation in the article "Monitoring MySQL with Checkmk".


Name of the MySQL service


One service is created for each instance on each host where the agent plugin mk_mysql is installed.