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.TH nagios "8" "February 2006, May 2010" "sean finney, Lars Vogdt" "Nagios"
.SH NAME
Nagios \- network/systems status monitoring daemon

.SH SYNOPSIS
.B nagios [\-h] [\-v] [\-s] [\-d] <main_config_file>
.br

.SH DESCRIPTION
.B nagios
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 http://www.nagios.org,
or on your nagios server's web page.

.SH OPTIONS
.TP
main_config_file
The main configuration file.  On openSUSE systems this defaults to
/etc/nagios/nagios.cfg
.TP
\fB\-h\fR
A helpful usage message
.TP
\fB\-v\fR
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. You can also use the Nagios 
init script to verify your configuration - try: rcnagios check_verbose
.TP
\fB\-s\fR
Shows projected/recommended check scheduling information based
on the current data in the configuration files.
.TP
\fB\-d\fR
Starts Nagios in daemon mode (instead of as a foreground process).

.SH FILES
.TP
.IP /etc/nagios
Default configuration directory for nagios

.SH AUTHOR
Nagios is written and maintained by Ethan Galstad <nagios@nagios.org>.  This
manual page was written by sean finney <seanius@debian.org> for the
Debian GNU/Linux operating system (but it may be freely used, modified,
and redistributed by others) and adapted by Lars Vogdt for openSUSE.