HowTo install NRPE on RedHat6 (32bit or 64bit)

To install nrpe on RedHat6 just install the rpmforge yum repository:
32bit:
[root@testbox Download]# rpm -ivh http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/apt.sw.be/redhat/el6/en/x86_64/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
64bit:
[root@testbox Download]# rpm -ivh http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/apt.sw.be/redhat/el6/en/x86_64/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

and install the whole package:

yum install -y nagios-nrpe

…. simples

About Juergen Caris

I am 54yo, MSc(Dist) and BSc in Computer Science, German and working as a Senior Server Engineer for the NHS Lothian. I am responsible for the patient management system, called TrakCare. I am a UNIX/Linux guy, working in this sector for more than 20 years now. I am also interested in robotics, microprocessors, system monitoring, Home automation and programming.
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One Response to HowTo install NRPE on RedHat6 (32bit or 64bit)

  1. Anonymous says:

    This is all very new to me and this article really opened my eyes.Thanks for sharing with us your wisdom.

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