nagios3(8) network/systems status monitoring daemon


nagios3 [-h] [-v] [-s] [-d] <main_config_file>


nagios3 is a daemon program that monitors the status of various network accessible systems, devices, and more. For more information, please consult the online documentation available at, or on your nagios server's web page.


The main configuration file. On debian systems this defaults to /etc/nagios3/nagios.cfg
A helpful usage message
Reads all data in the configuration files and performs a basic verification/sanity check. Always make sure you verify your config data before (re)starting Nagios.
Shows projected/recommended check scheduling information based on the current data in the configuration files.
Starts Nagios in daemon mode (instead of as a foreground process).


Default configuration directory for nagios3


nagios3 is written and maintained by Ethan Galstad <[email protected]>. This manual page was written by sean finney <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux operating system (but it may be freely used, modified, and redistributed by others).