[Nagiosplug-help] NRPE over ssl

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Thu Jan 27 08:59:33 CET 2011

On 01/26/2011 11:19 PM, Mike Loud wrote:
> I was trying to configure the NRPE plugin over SSL and I believe
> after reading for a while through some articles I have it. I
> configured the plugin both on the server and remote host using
> ./configure --with-ssl=/usr/bin/openssl --with-ssl-lib=/usr/lib.
> After doing that everything past that went fine, so I assume it
> worked? My question is, if it did work, how can I confirm that it is
> actually communicating securely over ssl? I have looked everywhere
> and unless I am missing something I cant see how to check. Any advise
> is appreciated. Thank you.

tcpdump or any kind of packetsniffer will let you inspect the traffic
and see that it's encrypted.

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