NRPE - Nagios Remote Plugin Executor, used to remotely execute Nagios plugins.

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How does nrpe.d order includes?

I'm running the following version of the nagios-nrpe-server: nagios-nrpe-server: Installed: 2.12-5ubuntu1.2 Candidate: 2.12-5ubuntu1.2 Version table: *** 2.12-5ubuntu1.2 0 500 ...
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NRPE: Custom script returns unable to read input, but the script works correctly, what could it be?

I wrote a Nagios check script which receives a path as argument and checks: if the path is mounted if it is accessible by touching a file in the path. If the mount point directory is empty ...
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Nagios plugin executes manually but not automatically

After some trial and error I managed to get the check_hwinfo plugin only partially working. And by partially I mean manually. In my '/usr/lib64/nagios/plugins' directory I have the ...
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NRPE: What's the difference between `only_from` directive and `allowed_hosts` and which one is preferred by NRPE?

I see two different places where I can configure which Nagios server my NRPE clients will speak with. The first one, while configuring NRPE to run under xinetd: only_from = 127.0.0.1 ...
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NRPE commands doesn't work when called from remote management host

First of all: I know there were already questions about this issue, but even using their answers I still cannot figure out why my command is not working. What I want to do is call a script on remote ...
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Nagios check_procs state filter

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to run /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_procs -C rsyslogd -w 1:3 -c 1:5 -s S and it returns PROCS CRITICAL: 0 processes with command name 'rsyslogd', STATE = S | ...
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NRPE (Winrpe) Powershell Command - Unable to read output in Nagios

I'm trying to run an Powershell script from NRPE.cfg and get the output in Nagios. When i run the script on the local (Windows) server, everything is just fine. But when i put it in the NRPE.cfg en ...
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NRPE: Unable to read output locally

I am running /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H 127.0.0.1 -c check_disk as root yet get NRPE: Unable to read output. Any help?
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NSClient seems to be ignoring allow_nasty_meta_chars setting

I am trying to detect an eventlog entry on a server, so am trying to use the CheckEventLog command: ./check_nrpe -H hostname -c CheckEventLog -a MaxWarn=1 MaxCrit=1 "filter=generated gt -3d AND id=23 ...
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icinga nrpe executes locally instead of server

I am very new to icinga. In fact I finished setting it up today. I am trying to monitor a bunch of stuff on my nrpe machines. I set up my services in /etc/icinga/objects/my.server.com.cfg and ...
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Truncating return data as it is bigger then NRPE allows

I'm using latest NSCLIENT on a Win Server 2012, and see: Truncating return data as it is bigger then NRPE allows in the log file. How can I fix this?
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Nagios nrpe check_nrpe plugin missing [closed]

installed nagios nrpe into remote machine from ubuntu repository sudo apt-get install nagios-nrpe-server and plugins as sudo apt-get install nagios-plugins-basic nagios-plugins ...
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NRPE v2.15 connection refused centos 6

I have set this up on many machines, ubuntu, redhat, and centos, but am having trouble with one machine. I am using the nrpe package. I have the correct permissions for nagios users, and my config ...
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“CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds” HTTPS / SSL

I have configured NAGIOS server on IP address AA.BB.CC.DD (Linux Fedora 20), and Monitoring the host with IP address LL.MM.NN.OO (Linux Fedora 20). I have configured NRPE to run on port # 15666 ...
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Debug a Nagios NRPE command

My nagios fail with fail2ban service. Whith an other command it's Ok: nagios@server:/usr/lib/nagios/plugins$ /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_nrpe -H 127.0.0.1 -c "check_load" OK - load ...
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NRPE: “CHECK_NRPE: Error receiving data from daemon.” error in the gui, but the check works from terminal, what could be the cause?

I'm monitoring a few Linux servers using NRPE and most of the checks are working. Actually, the only check which doesn't work is check_disk. Running a remote check_disk from the Nagios server ...
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Why isn't nrpe 'check_procs' finding my Passenger process?

I'm trying to use check_procs from NRPE to find out whether Passenger is running on my server. It loads from httpd but appears separately. 32135 ? Sl 0:09 Passenger RackApp: ...
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Issues when monitoring a gluster FS mount with Nagios via sudo

I have been monitoring a gluster FS mount with the following script, but have issues executing the script via NRPE. Here's my script on the remote box. /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_gluster.pl ...
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Why is my Powershell script returing extra output when run by Nagios NRPE?

I have a Powershell script that I'm running via nrpe as an external script. The windows server (2008) is running nsclient++ (nscp.exe) v 0.4.1.102. The return section of my powershell script looks ...
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check_nrpe socket time out on monitored machine

While setting up nrpe monitoring on a new dev machine, I've run into a bit of a snag. I've followed all of the recommend steps I could find, and still to no avail. Executing ...
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Nagios check_procs returns wrong value when called from NRPE

I have added the following line in nrpe.conf of a monitored server say named myserver: command[check_mysrv_process]=/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_procs -c 1: -C java -a mysrv which works locally as ...
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NSCLIENT\NRPE doesnt handle arguments with white spaces

I have a short script that prints out an argument being sent to it. Suppose I send over "print this", no matter what I do it always prints out only "print". I have tried with either powershell or ...
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Passing arguments to a Powershell Script using Nagios NRPE

Short powershell script for testing: $test = $args[0] echo "this works" echo "I transferred $test" exit 0 nsclient.ini settings: # If you want to fill this file with all avalible options run the ...
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I've created a Nagios check but it keeps returning NRPE:Unable to read output, any idea why?

I created a Nagios check which checks our pacemaker using the crm_mon command. The check is configured in the same way on both Nagios server and client's nrpe.cfg: The command definition in nrpe.cfg ...
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Nrpe return the correct result from command line, got could not complete the ssl handshake from nagios UI

Like in the subject, if I run check_nrpe or other classic nrpe checks from nagios to the server which I need to check from command line, everything is working fine. I mean I can receive the expected ...
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Nagios NRPE: Command “my_command” not defined

I have installed Nagios® Core™ 3.5.1 and NRPE v2.14 on my client which running RHEL 6.3 I have this error message on my Nagios NRPE: Command 'check_mysql_connections' not defined On my nrpe.cfg I ...
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Getting Odd Errors Starting the NRPE Daemon via the service command

So, odd issue. I'm running CentOS 6.5 x64, and NRPE latest stable from EPEL. Ran into an issue where I can only start nrpe via service (which is what chkconfig uses) by running it sh first. ie. ...
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Nagios nrpe commands error out with asterisk

as the nrpe user when Command: /scripts/nagisk.pl -c version Outputs: Asterisk 1.8.11-cert10 Using nrpe Command: /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H [HOSTNAME] -c check_asterisk_version Outputs: ...
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NSClient++: external script with optional arguments

I am trying to define an external script which would take optional arguments in NSClient++ 0.4.1 on Windows. Following the nsclient-full.ini example code I have defined mycheck=cmd /C echo ...
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Nagios NRPE “No Output returned from plugin“ error

So I've just started configuring Nagios in my environment and I'm getting the above error when trying to user the NRPE plugin. The host file is as follows: define { host_name servername ...
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Nagios nrpe no handler for command

so i have started setting up Nagios on our network and have the below issue : No handler for command CheckDisk . This happens no matter what command i run. ( full command i have been running is ...
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nrpe: Host is not allowed to talk to us

I installed nrpe on new servers. Nagios is already running and checking other server (I haven't installed). I've got several error lines in my syslog file : Oct 31 15:17:01 myservername nrpe[41848]: ...
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Check NRPE APT now working through Nagios

I'm able to monitor hosts' package statuses via terminal; but Nagios web ui gives an error like this: (No output returned from plugin) Here's the command that works properly via terminal: ...
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Nagios: NRPE: Unable to read output, Can't find the reason, can you?

I have a Nagios server and a monitored server. On the monitored server: [root@Monitored ~]# netstat -an |grep :5666 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:5666 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN ...
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sudo: PAM audit_log_acct_message() failed: Permission denied

.. any time I'm run sudo through NRPE, I'm get a following message in my /var/log/secure, and I can't figure out how to resolve it. sudo: PAM audit_log_acct_message() failed: Permission denied ...
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nrpe dead but pid file exists on CentoS 6.4 client

I have a similar problem like it was on question Memcached status returning "memcached dead but pid file exists" but I can't solve it. My Nagios client is CentOS 6.4 and NRPE won't work ...
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NRPE Issue Unable to Read output Check_Access_Log

In NRPE running xinetd I am able to run the script locally, but NRPE reports unable to read output when trying to run it remotely. Any suggestions?: [root@travel log]# ...
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NRPE monitor a python process

I am new to Nagios. I understand setting up the service, etc. but I want to monitor some specific python processes that are running. When I set up the check_procs command for it to I give the -C ...
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Unable to ping remote server Nagios

We've recently set up Nagios on one of our Amazon EC2 instances to act as a monitoring server to our other instances. nrpe was installed on our staging server stager and appears to be working fine: ...
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Nagios: bash is missing

I'm monitoring NTP server with nagios and nrpe, at the nagios server, when I get the following error: Service Status UNKNOWN Status information I am missing an important component : bash The plugin ...
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NRPE: Unable to read output CentOS6

I am monitoring a CentOS 6 machine with NTP service installed. The monitoring server is a CentOS 5 machine with Nagios and Centreon. I'm using NRPE for monitoring remote hosts, and I get the following ...
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CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake

I've just moved to a new nagios server and have got all the old hosts/services working. There is just one host that will not allow nrpe checks, producing an error on the nagios server as in the title. ...
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Nagios/NRPE how to check all filesystems mounted below opt

I have multiple mount points beneath /opt/virt/img, each of them an LVM logical volume formatted with ext4 and containing a qcow2 disk image for a running VM. I want to know when those volumes are ...
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What agent is this nagios host using (if any)

I disabled nrpe via service nrpe stop. It is not running. Neither is snmpd running. I still have seen the status checks for disk space, ping, http, etc all running for this host. How do I ...
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Nagios NRPE: Command 'check_procs' not defined but works when run manually

I know there are a lot of other similar posts, however none of them have fixes for my problem. I have Nagios Core 3.2.0 running on a 64bit Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server. I am trying to check if the ...
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Monitor worker process with nagios

I am working on setting up Nagios monitoring. I was able to setup and monitor the system processes. Now, I am working on setting up monitoring for custom running processes. We are having python ...
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Check if puppet agent is up to date

I would like to check with my nagios monitoring if every node use current catalog version provided by puppetmaster. In my situation, there are: puppetmaster host1 host2 hostX I would like to ...
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Plugins Nagios check_mysqld.pl with pnp4nagios and NRPE

I am using Icinga last release on an Ubuntu 12.10 server 64 bits. For my perfdata, I am using pnp4nagios which works great with my others plugins and NRPE. I am trying to use this plugin to monitor ...
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Cannot find a download source for Nagios NRPE for RHEL6

I need to install Nagios NRPE on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0, but every guide I've found so far describes compiling it from source. This system does not have gcc installed and it is firewalled ...
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NRPE Warning threshold must be a positive integer

OS: Ubuntu 12.10 Server 64bits I've installed Icinga, with ido2db, pnp4nagios and icinga-web (last release, following the instruction given in the documentation, installation with apt, etc). I am ...