pmp-check-lvm-snapshots - Alert when LVM snapshots are running out of copy-on-write space.


Usage: pmp-check-lvm-snapshots [OPTIONS]
  -c CRIT     Critical threshold; default 95%.
  -w WARN     Warning threshold; default 90%.
  --help      Print help and exit.
  --version   Print version and exit.
Options must be given as --option value, not --option=value or -Ovalue.
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This Nagios plugin looks at the output of the ‘lvs’ command to find LVM snapshot volumes that are beginning to run out of copy-on-write space. If a snapshot fills up its copy-on-write space, it will fail. This is also a useful way to detect whether some process, such as a backup, failed to release a snapshot volume after finishing with it.


This plugin does not access MySQL.

This plugin executes the following UNIX commands that may need special privileges:

  • lvs


Percona Monitoring Plugins pmp-check-lvm-snapshots 1.1.5

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