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FAQ Database : Addons (24)
This category covers issues that relate to various addons that are available for Nagios. Addons can be found on the downloads page.

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NRPE (20)
This category covers issues that relate to the NRPE addon. This addon allows you to execute "local" plugins (like check_disk, check_procs, etc.) on remote hosts. The NRPE daemon runs on the remote host and waits for plugin execution requests from the check_nrpe plugin on the monitoring host.

FAQs In This Category:
Can I pass command arguments to the NRPE daemon?
CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake.
CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout, client is Solaris
Compiling fails with Undefined symbol: .get_dh512
Could not complete SSL handshake.
Could not read request from client, bailing out
Debugging "CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake" errors
Debugging "CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake" errors
Debugging "CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake" errors
Debugging "CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake" errors
Did not recieve data from remote host
How can I encrypt NRPE traffic?
How do I use TCP wrappers with the NRPE addon?
How to monitor cluster servers using NRPE
Installing NRPE under inetd on Solaris
NRPE as a launchd service for mac os x tiger
NRPE configuration problems with OpenSSL
NRPE-SSL Handshake
NRPE: Could not read request from client, bailing out...
What needs to be installed on a remote host in order to check it using NRPE?

NSCA (4)
This category covers issues that relate to the NSCA addon. This addon is designed to accept passive check results from trusted clients in a secure manner and pass them along to the Nagios process by using the external command interface.

FAQs In This Category:
NSCA deactivating due to excessive incoming connections
Passive only checks with NSCA
Sending Passive Checks Directly from Java
send_nsca does not send results