Install the NRPE service on a Windows host

The below are the steps which will explain us how to install nagios NRPE client on windows..

* Download the latest version of NRPE_NT currently nrpe_nt.0.8b-bin.zip from

http://sourceforge.net/projects/nrpent/files/nrpent/0.8b/nrpe_nt.0.8b-bin.zip/download

* Now, you should extract the files to a directory and open a command prompt and change directory to the nrpe_nt’bin directory and to install the service type

 Nrpe_nt.exe -i
You should receive a message that the service was successfully installed..
Configuring NRPE
  • In the ’nrpe_nt’bin’ directory is the file nrpe.cfg. Open the file and edit the following fields
                              server_address = IP address of your current host running NRPE
                             allowed_hosts = IP address of your GroundWork Monitor/Nagios server
                             dont_blame_nrpe = Ensure that this set to ‘1’
And you are done.. Enjoy 🙂
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