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HP-UX: Network Interfaces

Distribution Official part of Checkmk
License GPLv2
Supported Agents Hpux
This check monitors the status and statistics of network interfaces on HP-UX systems. It uses data generated by the checkmk HP-UX agent via the command nwmgr -g --st mib -c $nic.

In all other aspects, this check behaves identical to if64. Please refer to the if64 manpage for further information.


There are three allowed ways to specify an interface: its index, its description and its alias. For this check, the description and the alias are the same.


One service is created for each interface that fulfills configurable conditions (rule "Network interface and switch port discovery"). By default, these are interfaces which are currently found {up} and are of type 6, 32, 62, 117, 127, 128, 129, 180, 181, 182, 205 or 229. Note that all interfaces discovered by this check are of type 6. {Grouping:} In some situations, you do not want to monitor a single interface but a group of interfaces that together form a pool. This check supports such pools by defining groups. The data of all members is accumulated and put together in a single grouped interface service.