Thanks, Evy.  Well, I'm using the stock xinetd mechanism for the agent
connectivity, nothing fancy (no SSH).  Looks like REMOTE isn't being set,
or passed along to the client at all.

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:12 PM, Evy Bongers <lists+check...@evybongers.nl>
wrote:

> Hi Mathieu,
>
> I'm not sure about this, but I'm guessing that the $REMOTE variable
> should be provided to the environment by xinetd. If you're using a
> different way of executing your agent script (e.g. SSH), then you'll
> have to modify the script to set the $REMOTE variable based on the
> variables available (for example, $SSH_CLIENT could be used when using
> SSH).
>
> Regards,
>
> Evy
>
> On 20/09/16 17:05, Mathieu Levi wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm currently using the mk_logwatch plugin in order to monitor a few
> > logfiles.
> >
> > I have a scenario where, in certain cirumstances in our environment,
> > multiple Check_MK servers monitor the same hosts.  In that instance, the
> > logwatch.state file, which contains an offset of the monitored logs so
> > it can keep tabs on where it has last read the files, needs to be
> > Check_MK server specific.  Otherwise two different instances will be
> > updating the same logwatch.state and creating a race condition.
> >
> > I was about to modify the mk_logwatch script myself when I discovered
> > the functionality is built-in.  Here's a snippet w/ line numbers of
> > mk_logwatch:
> >
> >  66 # Determine the name of the state file
> >  67 # $REMOTE set                   -> logwatch.state.$REMOTE
> >  68 # $REMOTE not set and a tty     -> logwatch.state.local
> >  69 # $REMOTE not set and not a tty -> logwatch.state
> >
> >
> > All this to ask, how do I set REMOTE?  (1.2.8p9)  Where is this, or
> > should this be, inherited from?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
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