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

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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: perl(Net::...
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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 /usr/local/nagios/etc/...
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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 ...