I'd like to write some custom Perl nagios plugins for monitoring some of the systems I'm responsible for. Basically most of them boil down to sending an LWP request
to a webserver and making sure that the response that
comes back is what is expected.
I've been directed to http://nagiosplug.sourceforge.net/developer-guidelines.html
for some help but was wondering if anyone had any experience writing Nagios plugins. What are the basic things that are required for a Perl plugin to work correctly? Are there any gotchas I should look out for?
Any insight or examples would be most helpful.
Thanks in advance,