APM – Windows Agent

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Agent Type

Reading Time: 2 minutes Once the Windows agent has been installed and configured, we need to change the type of monitoring for Windows systems we want to use in BLËSK. By default, it is the WMI approach which is selected. We have to change this for NSClient++ in order for the auto detection to automatically associate the corresponding Windows […]

The configuration file

Reading Time: < 1 minute When the agent has finished to install, we must edit its configuration file to add two additional lines needed for the setup to work. Edit the configuration file called nsclient.ini at “C:\Program Files\NSClient++” using administrator permissions. 1 . There are three sections in the configuration file: [settings/default], [settings/NRPE/server], and [/modules]. We need to add our commands (as shown […]

Install the agent

Reading Time: 3 minutes 1 . Start by downloading a copy of the agent from our website at the following URL. Use the executable version of the agent that matches your Windows architecture (64 bits, 32 bits). 2 . After the download has finished, start the installation wizard by clicking the downloaded file. 3 . Select “Generic” mode then […]


Reading Time: < 1 minute Revision 1.0.1 – (11-01-2017)   This BLËSK Agent for Windows (based on NSClient++) aims to be a simple yet powerful and secure monitoring daemon for Windows that can be used in many scenarios where you want to receive/distribute check metrics. By default, BLËSK uses WMI to monitor services because of its agent-less nature. However, there […]