[Pkg-nagios-devel] nrpe.cfg

sean finney seanius at seanius.net
Sun Aug 27 21:13:34 UTC 2006

hi sigmund,

On Sun, 2006-08-27 at 21:44 +0200, Sigmund Scheinbar wrote:
> I just wanted to mention that the examples in nrpe.cfg are rather
> irritating:
> command[check_disk1]=/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_disk -w 20 -c 10 -p
> /dev/hda1

i have to admit that i usually just comment out the examples and use
a totally different set of commands.  perhaps the examples could use
some revising.  for example, a check_disk that worked for all mounted
partitions would be nice as well.  please open a wishlist bug on this
to keep me reminded about this and i'll take a look at it in the near

> Of course every nagios wizard will notice this misconfiguration soon but
>  it just costed me ~15 unnecessary minutes to figure out what's wrong.
> Btw. it would be really nice if there was a debconf dialog for
> allowed_hosts. Also the command definitions should reside in
> nrpe_local.cfg IMHO.

feel free to open a bugreport about allowed hosts as well :)

as for nrpe.cfg vs nrpe_local.cfg, what would the effective difference
between the two files be then?

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