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VMware: Install in NagiosXI the VMware Plugin including VMware SDK

October 3rd, 2010 2 comments

I’m running NagiosXI in my testlab, to monitor my ESX hosts/VM’s I need to install the Nagios VMware Plugin. What did I do to realize the VMware host monitoring:

You need to install the SDK software.. download the VMware vSphere™ SDK for Perl download version: vSphere SDK for Perl – 32-bit Linux Installer because Nagios is running on a Linux 32-bit VM.

– Upload (with WinSCP) the extracted folder to the Nagios VM /tmp/ ;
– Dir to the folder: vmware-vsphere-cli-distrib ;
– Install the SDK: ./


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