How to Add Windows Host to Nagios Monitoring Server

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85 Responses

  1. Dilip says:

    How do i monitor Windows services running under a different user account.i.e not the local system account

  2. Hussain says:

    Hi Ravi, Thanks for your wonderful article. I have added windows host to Linux monitoring server but I have got critcal – Socket timeout in Nagios. What would be the issue? If I try to verify configuration.
    [root@hostingdbsrv1 ~]# /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H
    CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds.

    • Hussain says:

      Please find the following error for your reference.

      [root@hostingdbs ~]# nmap

      Starting Nmap 5.51 ( ) at 2017-01-30 14:31 IST
      Nmap scan report for (
      Host is up (0.0011s latency).
      Not shown: 999 filtered ports
      53/tcp closed domain

  3. sait says:

    hi, i want to add another windows machine in nagios, but i have a error when i restart nagios service.

  4. Faruk says:

    Hi Ravi, thanks for that great article, one question, my window server is in different network and Linux server network is in different network, nagios is installed in Linux OS machine. will it work ??

    • Ravi Saive says:


      No issue, as far as Nagios monitoring server able to reach both servers on their listening TCP ports, it will work without any issues..

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