Presenting the solution for error “There was a problem creating the ‘nrpe’ group” that occurs when installing the agent on HP-UX.
When performing the agent installation on the HP-UX occurs the error below.
/opt/nrpe/bin >./configure.sh Checking if group 'nrpe' is present... Creating group 'nrpe' GID 312 is not unique There was a problem creating the 'nrpe' group. Exit.
Top resolve, change the file velow the group GID to another that is not being used, usually a larger number.
/opt/nrpe/bin > vi /opt/nrpe/bin/configure.sh NRPE_GROUP="nrpe" NRPE_GID=312