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Windows NRPE 0.5

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Overview

This Plugin Pack allow to get metrics and statuses collected thanks to the NSClient++ monitoring agent and its embedded NRPE Server.

Pack assets

Monitored objects

  • Windows Server OS from 2003 SP2 version
  • Windows Workstation from XP version

Collected metrics

Metric nameDescription
Sessions_valueNumber of actived sessions. Unit: Count

Prerequisites

Centreon NSClient++

To monitor Windows resources through NRPE, install the Centreon packaged version of the NSClient++ agent. Please follow our official documentation and make sure that the NRPE Server configuration is correct.

Installation

  1. Install the Centreon NRPE Client package on every Poller expected to monitor Windows resources:
yum install centreon-nrpe3-plugin
  1. On the Centreon Web interface, install the Windows NRPE 0.5 Centreon Plugin Pack on the Configuration > Plugin Packs page.

Host configuration

  • Log into Centreon and add a new Host through "Configuration > Hosts".
  • Fill the Name, Alias & IP Address/DNS fields according to your Windows server settings.
  • Select the OS-Windows-NSClient-05-NRPE-custom template to apply to the Host.
  • Once the template is applied, fill in the corresponding macros. If you're in 21.10 or higher version and you've just installed centreon-nrpe3-plugin, you will have to replace the default macro values by the bold ones:
MandatoryNameValueDescription
XNRPECLIENTcheck_centreon_nrpe3NRPE Plugin binary to use (Default: 'check_centreon_nrpe')
XNRPEPORT5666NRPE Port of the target server (Default: '5666')
XNRPETIMEOUT30Timeout value (Default: '30')
XNRPEEXTRAOPTIONS-u -2 -P 8192Extraoptions to use with the NRPE binary (default: '-u -m 8192')

Troubleshooting

Please find the troubleshooting documentation for NRPE checks in the dedicated chapter of the Centreon documentation.