The ubiquitous Nagios Remote Plugin Executor protocol is a means to monitor local facilities of remote hosts by aggregating Nagios plugin execution results transported over a – to Nagios and its offsprings – semi-proprietary TCP/IP-based protocol. In this blogpost I intend to demystify its contents and explain how it works. The most widely used implementation […]

I’m a heavy user of libVirt on a daily basis. Setting up a VM to test a feature for a service is something I do regularly. Currently I have about 3 different projects simultainously running on my Laptop using libvirt, amassing a total of 10 VMs. Amongst those Windows Server 2k8R2 for an AD+Client(s) 2 […]