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Title:What needs to be installed on a remote host in order to check it using NRPE?
FAQ ID:F0138
Submitted By:Ethan Galstad 
Last Updated:01/30/2003

Description:

User wants to know what components need to be installed on a remote server in order for checks to be made of that system.

 

Solution:

You need to have all of the following components installed/running on a remote system in order to check it using the check_nrpe plugin from your monitoring host(s):

  1. The NRPE daemon must be installed and must be running either as a daemon or under inetd/xinetd.
  2. Plugins must be installed on the remote server in order for the NRPE daemon to check services on that server.

 

Keywords:nrpe