External command


why is it that when i enable external command nagios won’t start anymore? pls help

/usr/local/nagios/bin/nagios -v /usr/local/nagios/etc/nagios.cfg
Will show you why.
Docs on how to start nagios can be found here:

there were no errors on the pre-flight check though. do i need to configure something else. thanks

you can still pass the -v nagios check and have the nagios start fail. if you run in nagios in foreground process mode (not as bacgkround or daemon) you might see the error i got that said to DELETE THE CMD FILE before restarting nagios. you wont get this msg if you start nagios in daemon or backcground processs mode. it just silently doesn’t start and left me wondering. you think everything is fine because it passed verrification…