Ubuntu 14.04 - SourceForce

Installing the NRPE plugin on the Nagios Core 4.0.x server allows Nagios Core to execute checks on remote computers.

Instructions for installing the NRPE plugin are part of the NRPE Installation instructions are located here. Llook down the bottom at "Install check_nrpe Plugin Only".


Test check_nrpe plugin

This will test that the check_nrpe plugin is properly installed and can communicate with a remote computer running a NPRE client.
  • Type /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_nrpe -H and press Enter
  • You should receive a response like:
    • I ( 2009-10-12) seem to be doing fine...
  • This confirms the check_nrpe plugin is working