Nagios alert by email & sms is networking

Posted on 2009-12-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I currently have Nagios v 3.2 configured on my network and it's working great few days back i have some issues on the nagios server i have restart the server,  since i restarted the alert service  (email and sms) is networking at all. but if one services goes down i can see it in the page which mean the checking system is working fine , also if go to nagios page and send custom alert message is working fine.

Does anyone have any ideas why my nagios alert is stop

here the logs , I don't know if this error is belong to alert system or no

Dec 26 16:18:13 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;DNS;CRITICAL;SOFT;3;CRITICAL - Plugin timed out while executing system call 
Dec 26 16:18:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;SOFT;4;PROCS WARNING: 272 processes 
Dec 26 16:20:03 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;DNS;OK;SOFT;4;DNS OK: 1.668 second response time. returns 
Dec 26 16:20:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;SOFT;5;PROCS WARNING: 271 processes 
Dec 26 16:21:23 spider nagios: Auto-save of retention data completed successfully.
Dec 26 16:22:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;SOFT;6;PROCS WARNING: 272 processes 
Dec 26 16:24:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;SOFT;7;PROCS WARNING: 275 processes 
Dec 26 16:26:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;SOFT;8;PROCS WARNING: 278 processes 
Dec 26 16:28:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;SOFT;9;PROCS WARNING: 278 processes 
Dec 26 16:30:33 spider nagios: SERVICE ALERT:;TOTAL PROCS;WARNING;HARD;10;PROCS WARNING: 276 processes

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Question by:jmishal
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    What do the mail.log's say ? Can you post those ?
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    Make sure you did not turn off notifications.
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    by:Deepak Kosaraju
    Can you check and make sure command you are using to send email from nagios for example: If your using mail command
    something like:
    echo "Test Message" | mail -s "Test"

    Make sure this message is successfully sent. If you mail services are running and not able to send email make sure firewall rules aren't blocking.

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    I have tried for all , but nothing fix my problem  , but finally it's working by uninstall nagios but without configuration files and re install it
    now is working

    thanks all

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