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Monitor Local Ports with NRPE and Nagios

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi Guys and Gals,
could any one tell me how to monitor ports that are listen on certain IP Addresses?

I have set up a Nagios environment and on one of my servers that I monitor using NRPE I would like to monitor for instance port 8080 which is listening on one of its virtual NIC's

Would anyone know how to do this?
Thanks!
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Thanks tibidoudou! I'll give that a try now

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I've just had a look and I dont have a check_proxy on the servers that I wish to monitor, could I copy the one thats on the Nagios server and create a check_proxy on the other server and then call it with NRPE?

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wait, I'm a dork, I didn't read you part correctly, your service that you define called the check_tcp script
d'oh will give that a try

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Thanks So much for the fast response!

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