Monitoring software question

Jeff Jibson jeff.jibson at parentlink.net
Wed Oct 9 07:03:05 MDT 2013


On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 2:37 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:
> On October 7, 2013, at 8:37pm, Brian Christiansen wrote:
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>> NRPE: Active Check (Nagios initiating the check
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>> NSCA: passive check (the server initiating the check)
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> Now I'm lost. I thought Nagios ran on the server? If it does, how does NPRE
> have Nagios initiate the check and NSCA have the server initiate the check.
> That would be the same thing, wouldn't it?
>

RTFM :P  Here is the page you want:

http://nagios.sourceforge.net/docs/nagioscore/4/en/addons.html#nrpe


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