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Windows NRPE 0.5

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 an Active Directory domain controller 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.