[Nagiosplug-help] how to Define NRPE in checkcommands.cfg

Guy Waugh gwaugh at scu.edu.au
Sun May 8 16:04:29 CEST 2005

Hi Eugene,

eugene wrote:
> Can i know how to define NRPE in checkcommands.cfg?
> I do it as below and i am not sure it is correct or not.
> # 'check_nrpe' command definition
> define command{
>         command_name    check_nrpe
>         command_line    /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_nrpe -H 
>         }
> Anyone has idea, please help.....
> Thank You......

I just faced this issue myself...

My definition of 'check_nrpe' is like this:

# 'check_nrpe' command definition
define command{eugene <eugene at mnc.com.my>
         command_name    check_nrpe
         command_line    $USER1$/check_nrpe -H $HOSTADDRESS$ -c $ARG1$ 
-a $ARG2$ $ARG3$ $ARG4$ $ARG5$ $ARG6$

I was having a problem before I added the '-a $ARG2$...' on the end, as 
I couldn't pass arguments to plugins on the remote host. Note that to be 
able to pass arguments to plugins on the remote host, NRPE on the remote 
host must be compiled with '--enable-command-args'...


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