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Working with check_http and check_bigip_pool to monitor web sites

Happy New Year! Here is a little tip on how we used the check_http and check_bigip_pool to eliminate our need for WebTrends. The servers being monitored are in the DMZ and the Nagios host is inside our firewall. I have deployed the NRPE daemon to our Solaris 9 servers, so we will also need to modify the nrpe.cfg file. The check_bigip_pool is run against our F5 appliance, which we use for load balancing. The check_bigip_pool command is run from the Nagios host against the F5. The following information is step-by-step on how I set these hosts and services up.
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