Wir nutzen Cookies, um Ihnen eine optimale Nutzung dieser Webseite zu ermöglichen. Mehr Informationen finden Sie im Datenschutzhinweis. Wir nehmen an, dass Sie damit einverstanden sind, falls Sie diese Webseite weiter besuchen.

Ihre Cookie-Einstellungen
Ihre Einstellungen wurden aktualisiert.
Damit die Änderungen wirksam werden, löschen Sie bitte Ihre Browser-Cookies und den Cache und laden dann die Seite neu.

Check manual page of mrpe

Checkmk Manual

Auf dieser Seite

Suche im Handbuch

MRPE: MK's Remote Plugin Executor

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: Linux, AIX, Solaris, HPUX, MACOSX, NETBSD, OPENBSD, FREEBSD

The MRPE is a simple and efficient way to use standard Nagios Plugins with the check_mk_agent and thus emulate NRPE to a certain degree. Its main usage is to allow a soft migration from NRPE to check_mk and to use third party Nagios plugins that are running locally on your target hosts.

This check type processes the MRPE section in the output of the agent. Since all levels and parameters are configured on the target host, no parameters are needed here. Please refer to the online documentation on how to configure the agent.

The current version of the mrpe check is now cluster-aware and works well as a clustered_service (see article about Check_MK cluster monitoring). If an MRPE check is found on more than one node, then the best status of the checks is being used. So if the check is critical on one of the nodes and OK on another then the status, output and performance data of the OK check is being used as the gross result of the check.

Item

The service description of the check as configured in mrpe.cfg on the target host.

Discovery

All plugins configured in mrpe.cfg are automatically inventorized.