Basic NRPE_NT Plugins
The plugins are DOS programs written in C/C++ The
nrpe_nt service calls these plug-ins and
they return the following status on exit with a status string for information printed to stdout.
The plug-ins available are:
monitors cpuload, it polls the cpu 20 times in a 5 second period and returns an average of the results
monitors disk load, you can specify the drive to monitor and the warning threshold in percent used and critical threshold in percent used.
monitors the event log, the first parameter specifies the number of minutes back from the current date to check to; a value of 7200 for example will check the event log for the last 5 days.
monitors memory usage, it simply returns the current physical and paged memory usage in percent
monitors the status of services, simply provide it with a list of comma separated services and if any are down or in an unknown or waiting state an appropriate error and status is returned.