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Icinga Network Monitoring by Viranch Mehta

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Windows servers

Let's add an example Windows server's host object to the windows hostgroup.

define host {
    use             windows-server
    host_name       server2.example.org
    address         192.168.32.57
    hostgroups      all,windows
}

Similarly, we add the hostgroups directive in all our Windows servers' host definitions. We will use check_nrpe with NSClient++ agent to monitor private services on Windows servers. The common command definition is as follows:

define command {
    command_name    check_nrpe
    command_line    $USER1$/check_nrpe -u -H $HOSTADDRESS$ -c $ARG1$ -a $ARG2$
}

Common checks for Windows servers include:

  • The Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE) check
  • The CPU check
  • The memory check
  • The disk check

The Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE) check

Since we rely on NRPE to deliver data ...

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