State and Count of Processes
|Distribution:||official part of Check_MK|
|Supported Agents:||Linux, Windows, AIX, Solaris, OpenVMS|
This check looks into the list of then current running processes for
those matching a certain name or regular expression and optionally
being owned by a certain user. The number of
matching processes is matched against warning and critical levels.
A user definable service description for Nagios.
That description must be unique within each host.
Changing the description will make Nagios think that
it is another service.
The Check_MK check ps supports discovering running services on your monitored
systems. Since Check_MK cannot know which processes are of relevance to you,
some configuration is needed. The configuration is done via the ruleset
During inventory Check_MK tries to match all entries on each process found on the target host. If an entry matches, a new check will be created according to the entry (if it's not already existing).