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nagios and windows 7 client

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i installed nagios3 under debian 7 . seems like work good.
But i do not know how to add a windows client ?
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vi /usr/local/nagios/etc/nagios.cfg     ?????
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If you install nagios from debian repository then config must be in /etc

# vi /etc/nagios.cfg

It will be in /usr/local... if you compile it yourself without prefix variable
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I try to restart nagios but this error i have:

Error: Template 'windows' specified in host definition could not be not found (c                       onfig file '/etc/nagios3/objects/windows.cfg', starting on line 1)
   Error processing object config files!
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do you use plain Nagios or check_mk/multisite?

check_mk has a nice windows agent http://mathias-kettner.de/checkmk.html
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configure it using WMI first in windows 7 then test the connectivity with MIB's using snmpwalk

Then you can add snmp host in nagios for basic monitoring. Else simplest way download/search plugin from web

Cheers
SA
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can you give me please Real word services examples? What do i need to monitor.
i have only windows 2008 servers
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