Part of eDirectory health checking is to monitor time synchronisation in the environment.
I’ve put together a Nagios check script which can be used by system administrators to monitor whether time is out of sync on any contactable servers from eDirectory’s point of view. It also outputs a list of any servers that couldn’t be contacted.
In v1.1 the following changes have been made:
With thanks to Magnus Felix for the enhancement suggestions, specific errors have been added when ndsrepair is unable to connect to eDirectory, eDirectory is defunct, or when ndsrepair is already running.
Disclaimer: As with everything else at NetIQ Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by NetIQ, so Customer Support will not be able to help you if it has any adverse effect on your environment. It just worked for at least one person, and perhaps it will be useful for you too. Be sure to test in a non-production environment.