Check-MK Linux Agent Install

Following is the simple steps to install the CheckMK agent onto a Linux 6x OS.

yum -y install xinetd
cd /tmp
cp xinetd.conf /etc/xinetd.d/check_mk

(Above file is at this link.)
wget http://%checkmkurl%/check_mk/agents/check_mk_agent.linux
cp check_mk_agent.linux check_mk_agent
chmod 776 check_mk_agent
cp /tmp/check_mk_agent /usr/bin/check_mk_agent
mkdir /usr/lib/check_mk_agent
mkdir /usr/lib/check_mk_agent/plugins
cd /usr/lib/check_mk_agent/plugins
wget http://
%checkmkurl%/check_mk/agents/plugins/mk_inventory.linux
cp mk_inventory.linux mk_inventory.sh
chmod 776 mk_inventory.sh
/etc/init.d/xinetd restart

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CheckMK Agent xinetd.d Config

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# | Copyright Mathias Kettner 2014 mk@mathias-kettner.de |
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#
# This file is part of Check_MK.
# The official homepage is at http://mathias-kettner.de/check_mk.
#
# check_mk is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
# under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation in version 2. check_mk is distributed
# in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; with-
# out even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
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# Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.

service check_mk
{
type = UNLISTED
port = 6556
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
user = root
server = /usr/bin/check_mk_agent

# If you use fully redundant monitoring and poll the client
# from more then one monitoring servers in parallel you might
# want to use the agent cache wrapper:
#server = /usr/bin/check_mk_caching_agent

# configure the IP address(es) of your Nagios server here:
only_from = 127.0.0.1 %YOUR IP ADDRESSES HERE!!!%

# Don’t be too verbose. Don’t log every check. This might be
# commented out for debugging. If this option is commented out
# the default options will be used for this service.
log_on_success =

disable = no
}