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Starting with the new version of GreenLight (2.9.6) you can use the new Sensor called "Linux Shell Script" Sensor to perform individual checks. One of the best examples is for instance a LDAP query check.

With the following example you will see how easy it is to configure such a check. The check performs a ldap connection followed by a user query.


  • Make sure that ldapsearch is available on your GreenLight Appliance box (download the ldap-utils.deb and install it with the sudo dpkg -i command)
  • Create a ShellScript with the following content and store it in the following path /opt/panagenda/scripts/gl_sensor


With this Information you can build for instance the following graph


The Linux Shell Script Sensor is a powerful sensor! It is one of the most flexible Sensors GreenLight offers.