Remote plugin on client


#1

Hi all
First time here so please be tolerant with me :slight_smile:

I am trying to understand if it is possible to run a nagios check on a client using a check script on the client and not on the server.
Something like maybe a perl script that count the number of files in a directory …

Is that at all possible ?
if so, how ?

Thanks
nsteiner


#2

You are probably looking for NRPE… It’s available on the nagios homepage.
Or you can try to use check_by_ssh which is in some ways easier… (not recomennded if you have lots of checks on remote servers).