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etc/init.d/nagios-nrpe-server: command not found

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etc/init.d/nagios-nrpe-server: command not found

Postby mthyvold » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:08 am

I am trying to install NRPE on on my nagios server on Ubuntu 20.04 using this guide:
https://searchitoperations.techtarget.c ... monitoring

It seemed to go smoothly until i had completed the install and configuration and tried to start the nrpe server with this command:
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# sudo /etc/init.d/nagios-nrpe-server start

And got this error
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sudo /etc/init.d/nagios-nrpe-server start
sudo: /etc/init.d/nagios-nrpe-server: command not found

I am at a standstill until I can get this to start so any help is welcome

Not sure it is significant but I did get this warning during the configuration step but it didn't halt the install.
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checking for Kerberos include files... configure: WARNING: could not find include files

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Re: etc/init.d/nagios-nrpe-server: command not found

Postby pbroste » Tue Jan 04, 2022 1:48 pm

Hello @mthyvold

Thanks for reaching out, appears that the source is not standard, please go ahead and download and install:


The NCPA monitoring agent is an excellent recommendation as well found here:


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