#macos #update #check #system #plugin #nagios #compatible

bin+lib check-macos-updates

A Nagios compatible plugin to check if macOS system updates are available

8 releases

0.3.2 Mar 6, 2024
0.3.1 Mar 6, 2024
0.2.1 Jul 16, 2023
0.1.4 Jul 15, 2023
0.1.1 May 5, 2023

#38 in macOS and iOS APIs

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67 downloads per month

ISC license

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check_macos_updates

$ check_macos_updates -h
A Nagios compatible plugin that checks for available MacOS updates.

Thresholds are defined using Nagios range syntax. Examples:
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+
| Range definition | Generate an alert if x...                       |
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+
| 10               | < 0 or > 10, (outside the range of {0 .. 10})   |
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+
| 10:              | < 10, (outside {10 .. ∞})                       |
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+
| ~:10             | > 10, (outside the range of {-∞ .. 10})         |
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+
| 10:20            | < 10 or > 20, (outside the range of {10 .. 20}) |
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+
| @10:20           |  10 and ≤ 20, (inside the range of {10 .. 20}) |
+------------------+-------------------------------------------------+


Usage: check_macos_updates [OPTIONS]

Options:
  -f, --force-manual         Force manual check with `softwareupdate -l` (slow)
  -w, --warning <WARNING>    Warning limit for number of updates available [default: 0]
  -c, --critical <CRITICAL>  Critical limit for number of updates available
  -h, --help                 Print help
  -V, --version              Print version

Use together with NRPE or similar, preferably with Opsview.

Dependencies

~7.5MB
~140K SLoC