NRPE or NCPA

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NRPE or NCPA

Postby Dzonii » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:13 am

Hello to everyone, i wanna to monitor couple hosts with Nagios Core Server (only CPU and HD services ). Which solution is best and more simple for me to install NRPE or NCPA, or there is maybe another way to achieve this. Thx in advance
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Re: NRPE or NCPA

Postby scottwilkerson » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:18 am

NCPA is more and more becoming the defacto standard agent for Nagios, works on many more OS's and is easy to install.

https://www.nagios.org/ncpa/
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Re: NRPE or NCPA

Postby Dzonii » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:12 am

I download it arleady, and how to configure it ? Do i have to download NRPE on both sides or only on agent ? Thank you so much.
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Re: NRPE or NCPA

Postby scottwilkerson » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:26 am

Dzonii wrote:I download it arleady, and how to configure it ?

You downloaded NCPA? there is a setup guide under documentation section here
https://www.nagios.org/ncpa/#docs

Dzonii wrote:Do i have to download NRPE on both sides or only on agent ?

You need to download /install a plugin on the Nagios server for either agent NRPE or NCPA


More info
https://www.nagios.org/ncpa/getting-started.php
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Re: NRPE or NCPA

Postby Dzonii » Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:40 am

Thank you so much @ scottwilkerson for your answer. I used NRPE and configured to monitor hdd, it work fine, now i wanna know will i get automatically alert when my hdd is full ? or should i configure that
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Re: NRPE or NCPA

Postby scottwilkerson » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:58 am

Dzonii wrote:Thank you so much @ scottwilkerson for your answer. I used NRPE and configured to monitor hdd, it work fine, now i wanna know will i get automatically alert when my hdd is full ? or should i configure that


You will if you set warning and critical levels when you configured your check.
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