ManagedIT / Systems Integration

Troubleshooting Nagios Plugin execution environment, or how to get check_oracle working

Troubleshooting the Nagios plugin execution environment can be quite tricky. Normally the method for troubleshooting a check is to execute that check from the command line via sudo. However, this is sometimes not enough, particularly when the plugin relies on a specific set of environment variables, and those variables aren’t set properly, or aren’t set … Continue reading

Systems Integration

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.x – New Site with Windows/SQL 2008 R2

When installing SEPM, and choosing to store your data in SQL Server (2005, 2008 or 2008 R2), you will often receive Error 11501. The normal folderol is to enable TCP/IP and restart SQL. This is great if you’re using the Default Instance. However, if you use a named instance (e.g. “SUPPORT\SEPM”), the jTDS JDBC driver … Continue reading