[Nagiosplug-help] Pushing Nagios plugins over ssh

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Jun 30 08:37:04 CEST 2004

Jeff Smelser wrote:
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> On Wednesday 30 June 2004 02:08 am, Jacob Joseph wrote:
>>Hi all.  I have created a bit of infrastructure to aid in pushing nagios
>>plugins to remote machines with nothing more than an ssh connection.
>>nrpe and nsca became too much of a hassle to maintain across many client
>>machines.  This solution allows centralize configuration and a very
>>light installation on the clients.  Due to our range of architectures,
>>I've also rewritten the plugins we need in python so as to be able to
>>run without recompilation.
> Hows this different then check_by_ssh?

I think he's referring to a way of installing the plugins on a remote 
host. It's quite trivial to script it and why he rewrote the plugins in 
the not-so-common Python instead of running the configuration script and 
installing everything by automagicness is a bit beyond me.

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