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Nagios NRPE Server Config

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An Ansible role to handle the installation and rollout of the Nagios NRPE Daemon.

I've only selected certain platforms that I know this 100% works on, but it should work on any platform that NRPE can be installed on.

Currently supports:

  • Debian
    • Squeeze
    • Wheezy
  • Ubuntu
    • Raring
    • Saucy
    • Trusty
  • RedHat
    • At least 6 onwards
  • Arch Linux
    • All
  • Solaris
    • At least 11.1

Requirements

RedHat based OS's must have the EPEL repo.

Role Information

This role gives you the ability to deploy plugins on a global and per-server basis. This can be done by putting plugins into files/plugins/global or by creating a folder in files/plugins/ that is the servers FQDN.

You can find out your servers FQDN by running the Ansible Setup module.

Role Variables

  • nagios_nrpe_server_bind_address: 127.0.0.1
  • nagios_nrpe_server_port: 5666
  • nagios_nrpe_server_allowed_hosts: 127.0.0.1
  • nagios_nrpe_command: see example playbook section

These are OS specific and likely wont want to be changed

Debian:

  • nagios_nrpe_server_pid: /var/run/nagios/nrpe.pid
  • nagios_nrpe_server_user: nagios
  • nagios_nrpe_server_group: nagios
  • nagios_nrpe_server_service: nagios-nrpe-server
  • nagios_nrpe_server_plugins_dir: /usr/lib/nagios/plugins
  • nagios_nrpe_server_dir: /etc/nagios

RedHat:

  • nagios_nrpe_server_pid: /var/run/nrpe/nrpe.pid
  • nagios_nrpe_server_user: nrpe
  • nagios_nrpe_server_group: nrpe
  • nagios_nrpe_server_repo_redhat: epel
  • nagios_nrpe_server_service: nrpe
  • nagios_nrpe_server_dir: /etc/nagios

Arhc Linux:

  • nagios_nrpe_server_pid: /var/run/nrpe/nrpe.pid
  • nagios_nrpe_server_user: 31
  • nagios_nrpe_server_group: 31
  • nagios_nrpe_server_service: nrpe
  • nagios_nrpe_server_plugins_dir: /usr/lib/monitoring-plugins
  • nagios_nrpe_server_dir: /etc/nrpe

Solaris:

  • nagios_nrpe_server_dir: /etc/opt/csw
  • nagios_nrpe_server_group: nagios
  • nagios_nrpe_server_pid: /var/run/nrpe.pid
  • nagios_nrpe_server_plugins_dir: /opt/csw/libexec/nagios-plugins
  • nagios_nrpe_server_service: svc:/network/cswnrpe:default
  • nagios_nrpe_server_user: nagios

Dependencies

N/A

Example Playbook

- hosts: servers
  roles:
     - mooash.nagios-nrpe-server
   vars:
     nagios_nrpe_server_allowed_hosts:
       - 192.168.0.1
       - 127.0.0.1
     nagios_nrpe_command:
       oracle_tnsping:
         script: check_oracle_health
         option: --mode tnsping
       oracle_connection-time:
         script: check_oracle_health
         option: --mode connection-time

License

MIT

Author Information

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