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Title:Debugging "CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake" errors
FAQ ID:F0348
Submitted By:Gerhard Lausser 
Last Updated:03/14/2007

Description:Problem already described in F0191. Maybe my proposition can be added as another footnote.  

Solution:For people who have no possibility to patch their systems to have a /dev/[u]random, there is a workaround available at It patches the nrpe.c file, using alternative methods to seed the entropy pool of the PRNG. 

Keywords:nrpe ssl /dev/random