gdnsd-plugin-http_status(8) gdnsd HTTP monitoring plugin


Example http_status service_types config:

service_types => {
webcheck => {
plugin => http_status,
port => 8080, # default 80
url_path => /checkme # default '/'
vhost => # default none
ok_codes => [ 200, 301 ], # default [ 200 ]
up_thresh => 20,
ok_thresh => 10,
down_thresh => 10,
interval => 10,
timeout => 3,


gdnsd-plugin-http_status is a monitoring plugin that checks basic HTTP service.


The numeric port number to connect on, default 80.
The string URL to GET from the remote service, default "/"
The string hostname to supply as a "Host:" header with the request. No default. If unspecified, no "Host:" header is sent at all.
An array of integer HTTP status codes which are acceptable as positive responses. The default is "[ 200 ]".


Copyright (c) 2014 Brandon L Black <[email protected]>

This file is part of gdnsd.

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