with the NRPE 3.0.3 some of my monitored servers had handshake problems with the SSL(CHECK_NRPE: Error - Could not complete SSL handshake)
I was hoping the update to NRPE 4.0.0 will solve this issue, but there are still timeouts on a few windows servers.
I found an post on:
to run the NRPE as an stand alone Deamon. Is it also possible to configure NRPE 4.0.0 like this on Windows machines?