[Nagiosplug-help] check nrpe and xp perl

David Schlecht dschlecht at doit.nv.gov
Thu Jul 13 00:17:35 CEST 2006

Hi All,

I've got a Windows 2003 box that's running the NRPE client

service for Nagios: nsClient++. On this Windows box I'm

trying to execute a perl script from NRPE. If I define

the check in the NSC.ini file as:

test=c:\path\to\perl checkit.pl

everything works except we never get the return value. 

I'm guessing that the Perl interpreter is always

returning 0.

If I try running the script as:


Then I get an error that 

NRPE_NT failed to create process, exiting...

I'm guessing NT can't find Perl.

Any suggestions on how to run a perl script from 


- David Schlecht (dschl)


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