[Nagiosplug-help] [Nagios-users] NRPE

Martin J. Green mgreen at altien.com
Fri Jul 28 15:45:37 CEST 2006

There isn't a server name in nrpe.cfg, nor is it documented in any of
the docs - can u enlighten me further?


-----Original Message-----
From: Peter.Ringe at web.de [mailto:Peter.Ringe at web.de] 
Sent: 28 July 2006 14:40
To: Martin J. Green
Cc: nagios-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Nagios-users] NRPE

Martin J. Green schrieb:
> Having problems getting NRPE to connect. Followed the manual, checked
> the faq, still nothing.
> ....
> When I try and execute check_nrpe on nagios host, it returns the same
> error:
> root at backup:/usr/libexec/nagios# ./check_nrpe -H -p 5666
> check_disk1
> CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds.
> It's possible it's a network problem - we have two segments connected
> firewall/bridge. This is one of the few machines that are connected to
> both - it has two NIC's - the client machine is on the subnet of the
> second NIC, so if nagios is binding to the first nic only that would
> cause the problem?
> M

check again nrpe.cfg on the remote host
look for "server_name". Is it referencing to the right Interface ?

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