How to Add Linux Host to Nagios Monitoring Server Using NRPE Plugin

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454 Responses

  1. nirmal says:

    Hi, thanks for the tutorial
    let me know how to add windows host to nagios server.

  2. Mani says:

    I am having the same problem. The check_nrpe file is not in the /usr/local/nagios/libexec/ directory

    • Ravi Saive says:


      That means your NRPE installation was not successful, try to install again and see if the nrpe plugin available from libexec directory…

  3. Satyam says:

    Hi Ravi
    On Nagios Monitoring Server
    Not able to perform step 2
    [root@tecmint]# /usr/local/nagios/libexec/check_nrpe -H

    • Ravi Saive says:


      What error you getting on the screen while checking NRPE version with host?

      • Satyam says:

        No such file and directory found, according to your document, it should show version of Nagios. Second question, i want to monitor “ps -ef | grep -i gmvuser” from remote machine, how to add entry for that in /usr/local/nagios/etc/nrpe.cfg file at remote server .

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