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

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nagios nrpe plugin output not complete

I have written a small script to check the states of PfSense, and using this script to get the output in nagios, through NRPE... Here is the script used=`pfctl -s state | wc -l | bc | cut -c1-5 | ...
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looking for NRPE services code

i am looking for the NRPE services code that allow to connect to the remote host to check :- http service connect on port 80 or custom port ssh service on port 22 or custom port since the check disk ...
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NRPE Home Directory

I'm using NRPE and I a rather annoying problem. I need a couple temporary files written to the home directory of the user NRPE is running under (nagios). I checked that the /etc/passwd entry for ...
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NRPE and the $USER1$ variable

I have NRPE daemons running on all of my remote Linux boxes. I have a couple configurations in place and I'm trying to standardize the paths in my nrpe.cfg. The changes are deployed via Puppet. I ...
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How can I make check_nrpe wait for my remote script to finish executing?

I have a python script that's being used as a plugin for NRPE. This script checks to see if a process if running on a virtual machine by doing an SSH one-liner with a "ps ax | grep process" attached. ...
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NRPE unable to read output, but why?

I have this problem with NRPE, all the stuff I've found so far on the net seems to point me at things I've already tried. # /usr/local/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H nrpeclient gives NRPE v2.12 as ...
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sudo nrpe sorry you must have a tty to run sudo

After reading this [root@wcmisdlin02 alexus]# tail -2 /etc/sudoers ## Read drop-in files from /etc/sudoers.d (the # here does not mean a comment) #includedir /etc/sudoers.d [root@wcmisdlin02 alexus]# ...
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NSClient++: running VirtualBox VM displayed as poweroff

I have to monitor a VM, runned in a Windows Server 2008 environment, using VirtualBox. I use Nagios to do the monitoring job. This process is executed in an Ubuntu Server environment. The ...
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Powershell default console size

I'm using NSCLient to run some NRPE checks on Windows Server boxes. The checks run Powershell scripts but the problem I'm having is NSClient is adding random line breaks after 79 characters. I'm ...
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Nagios NRPE check_procs reporting incorrect number

I have an etch nagios server (I will call this NagiosServer), successfully monitoring lots of stuff, including another etch server (MonitorEtch). Using check_nrpe and check_procs I'm able to check the ...
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Nagios remote monitoring: NRPE Vs. SSH

We use Nagios to monitor quite a few (~130) servers. We monitor CPU, Disk, RAM and a few other things on each server. I've always used SSH to run the remote commands, purely because it requires little ...
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NRPE: Unable to read output

I try to monitor MySQL database: [root@monitored.com ~]# su nagios -c /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_mysql Uptime: 18014 Threads: 1 Questions: 6 Slow queries: 0 Opens: 12 Flush tables: 1 ...
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SELinux prevents Nagios plugins from running on RHEL6

After installing Nagios NRPE & Nagios Plugins, I'm getting the following entry in my rsyslog: May 13 14:01:30 wcmisdlin02 kernel: type=1400 audit(1305309690.482:2334): avc: denied { getattr } ...
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check_nrpe and non-fixed counter names

For some counters I have noticed Windows convently does provide a stable name for them, for example: \.NET Data Provider for SqlServer(_lm_w3svc_3_root-1-123412341234[6789]\Number of Free Conections ...
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Nagios no data returned from plugin, check_apt only

I have a very odd problem with Nagios. For some reason the check_apt seems to be failing and I dont know why. It acts like it's not running the check at all. I have nrpe running on the box ...
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Setting notification_interval globally for Nagios

Does anyone know how to set the variable to a global value? I currently get notification every 2 minutes (eg. every time the nrpe checker runs for a service) which gets very annoying. Going and ...
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nagios Missing Dependency: perl(Net::SNMP)

I have an odd problem. I'm trying to install nagios NRPE but it keeps failing with nagios-plugins-1.4.15-2.el5.rf.i386 from rpmforge has depsolving problems --> Missing Dependency: ...
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Pros/cons of NRPE and SNMP with Nagios 3?

I have been using Nagios 3 with NRPE on the clients for some time now, and it works great. Now I heard that if I used SNMP I wouldn't have to install check_ plugins on each client. So does anyone ...
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Where to define command in nagios

I want to define new command in nagios for remote host but i can't find out where should i write this thing define command { } on remote host i have only this file vim ...
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What Nagios plugin to use for monitoring MySQL? [closed]

I have just tried check_mysqld that I found on monitoringexchange.org, but it turned out that it outputs in a format that either NRPE 2.12 or Nagios 3.2.1 doesn't understand. Can anyone recommend a ...
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Is there a Nagios plugin that uses Nmap and does port checking?

I need to monitor open and closed ports on dozens of hosts. I've found a Nagios plugin that does what I need, but I would have to use this script through NRPE. Some of the hosts are powered by Linux ...
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NRPE-like checks from windows-based machines

I am sorry for not being able to come up with a more descriptive question title. For getting remote metrics I use nrpe on linux-based machines and nsclient++ on windows-based machines. If I need to ...
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Best practices for monitoring a JIRA installation?

One of my clients has a confluence / JIRA system set up. They've been having some issues- outbound email gets wedged, etc. If you support a JIRA install, what do you monitor? Do you use JMX? Direct ...