Originally Posted by acid_kewpie
BTW NRPE is AWFUL, i'd VERY strongly urge you to ditch it in favour of check_by_ssh...
Chris: If that is directed at me
, I hear you (but I don't use Nagios for anything at cirrhus9.com)
I only posted what I know worked for me when we did use it, to encourage the OP to dig a little deeper into the known documentation.