[Nagiosplug-devel] NRPE security

Jason Martin jhmartin at toger.us
Tue Sep 2 18:31:56 CEST 2008

On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 04:18:33PM +0100, Helder Oliveira wrote:
> We configure the remote host iptables to accept our tcp request to the 5556
> port, but shoudn't we configure from wich IP the request should be ?
> Aren't we at risk that someone point a nagios to our machine and get our
> data ?
If at all possible you should configure iptables to only allow
your own nagios hosts access to NRPE.

-Jason Martin
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