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Job Monitoring

Distribution Official part of Checkmk
License GPLv2
Supported Agents Linux AIX Solaris
This check monitors state and performance information of any program call, for example regular running cronjobs on Linux, AIX or Solaris.

The check uses information provided by the wrapper program mk-job and is CRITICAL if the exit code of the job is not 0, or if warning or critical limits for the job age have been reached. Other mappings of exit code to check state can be defined in the check parameters.

Limits can be configured with WATO.

This check is also cluster-aware and worst or best state is configurable. Default is worst state.


The identifier of the job defined by the first argument to {mk-job}.


One service is created for each job.