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Is there a way to install nagios3 plugins with out installing smbclient,samba-common on ubuntu using apt-get.Will skipping these files can cause problems in future.

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Do you have to install via a package or can you install from source? – pablo Mar 27 '12 at 5:12

SMB is used by Nagios for the plugins to check Windows machines. You can find the the details of the commands used in /etc/nagios-plugins/disk-smb.cfg.

If you don't want these you should install nagios-plugins-basic instead of nagios-plugins.

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