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Title:Web-Monitoring outputs garbage
FAQ ID:F0245
Submitted By:Frithiof Andreas Jensen 
Last Updated:01/08/2005


When using the CGI interface to Nagios built from source on a Debian system running Apache2, the web interface will produce garbage.

It looks like it's a Nagios binary, because it starts with '


This is likely to be caused the web server not being configured to run CGI.

Run, as root:

# > a2enmod cgi

to enable CGI support in Apache2.

Then run:

# > apache2ctl graceful

as suggested by Apache2 and it should work.  

Keywords:garbage debian Apache2