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Winrpe with command arguments enabled

WinrpeWinrpe version 4.1.1 contains nrpe with command arguments enabled, giving the ability for clients to supply arguments to commands which should be run. Please note that this feature should be considered a security risk, and you should only use it if you know what you're doing! To enable support for command arguments, you must in addition to set the option dont_blame_nrpe directive in the NRPE config file to 1. The installer has also OpenSSL and Cygwin binaries updated.

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Introducing logwot8 - Logrotate for Windows


Logwot8 is a Logrotate implementation for Windows systems. It is a packaging of Logrotate, Cygwin and a collection of related tools to make it as a standalone log rotation solution for Windows systems. By customizing the provided configuration and batch files, you will be able to introduce a well-proven and industry-standard log rotation solution to your Windows environment. Logwot8 is free for use and distribution. Enjoy!

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Testing Nagwin with Nagios Core 4.0.0 beta1


The results are awesome after having made some small modifications to make Nagios 4.0.0 beta1 play nicely on Cygwin. Nagios starts one query handler and four core workers and seems to work as expected. We haven't had a decent workload to demonstrate performance gains yet. Even if some small issues retain, the work to fit Nagios 4 into the Nagwin package is in progress Smile



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Nagwin 1.6.1 - a maintenance release

NagwinVersion 1.6.1 is a maintenance release containing the start web page with a proper version information, and the latest Cygwin binaries (1.7.24).


Existing customers can download the latest version from their customer pages at

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Copssh with 64-bit support


Copssh is now delivered as a bundle containing installers for 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) architectures.


Existing customers can download latest versions from their customer pages at

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