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How to Add Windows Host to Nagios Monitoring Server

This article describes how to monitor Windows machines “private” services such as CPU load, Disk usage, Memory usage, Services, etc. For this, we required to install an NSClient++ addon on the Windows machine. The addon acts a proxy between the Windows machine and Nagios and monitors actual services by communicating with the check_nt plugin. The check_nt plugin already installed on the Nagios Monitoring Server, if you followed our Nagios installation guide.

We assume that you’ve already installed and configured Nagios server according to our following guides.