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Unable to start nagios

Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:24 am
I am new to nagios and try to restart but failed. Any idea would be appreciated.

[root@Nagios bin]# ./nagiostats

Nagios Stats 4.4.3
Copyright (c) 2003-2008 Ethan Galstad (
Last Modified: 2019-01-15
License: GPL

Error reading status file '/usr/local/nagios/var/status.dat': No such file or directory
[root@Nagios bin]# ./nagios -d /usr/local/nagios/etc/nagios.cfg
[root@Nagios bin]# ps -ef|grep nagios
nrpe 845 1 0 05:46 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/nrpe -c /etc/nagios/nrpe.cfg -f
root 1471 1311 0 06:18 pts/0 00:00:00 grep --color=auto nagios

Re: Unable to start nagios

Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2022 4:17 pm
by gormank
On redhat/centos: systemctl start nagios
Check the nagios.log and messages files.
systemctl status nagios