Home » Categories » Multiple Categories

Nagios XI - Modifying The Contents Of /usr/local/nagios/etc

Problem Description

You manually make changes to the configuration files located in /usr/local/nagios/etc/ however you later find that after applying configuration in Core Configuration Manager (CCM) these changes are lost.

 

Explanation

Nagios XI stores all of it's configurations in a backend database. Whenever you apply configuration in CCM, these configs are pushed down to the flat config files located in /usr/local/nagios/etc/. CCM is not aware of changes made to the flat config files.

If you have a need to update configuration files manually, perhaps pushing them from a third party application, you can use the location /usr/local/nagios/etc/static/ as this folder is not touched by CCM.

More information about this can be found here:

Documentation - Manual Config File Management

 

Final Thoughts

For any support related questions please visit the Nagios Support Forums at:

http://support.nagios.com/forum/

0 (0)
Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
  • Icon MS-WordExport to MS Word
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Nagios XI - Monitoring AIX With Nagios
Viewed 2551 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios XI - Introduction to Event Handlers
Viewed 2587 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios XI - Understanding The User Macros Component
Viewed 1365 times since Fri, Apr 28, 2017
PHPMailer - Troubleshooting Using Debug Logging
Viewed 3628 times since Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Nagios XI - Host Still Visible After Deletion (Ghost Hosts)
Viewed 4376 times since Tue, Jan 27, 2015
Nagios XI - Uploading and Managing MIBS
Viewed 3134 times since Thu, Aug 1, 2019
Nagios XI - Notifications Not Sending In XI 5.3.0
Viewed 1619 times since Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Nagios XI - Understanding User Macros
Viewed 1830 times since Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Nagios XI - Excluding Hosts And Hostgroups
Viewed 2150 times since Tue, May 2, 2017
Enabling Oracle Linux Optional Repository
Viewed 5276 times since Mon, May 14, 2018