How to Write a Custom Nagios Check Plugin


Even though Nagios Exchange has thousands of available plugins to freely download, sometimes the status needed to be checked is very specific for your scenario.


It is assumed that:

  • You have Nagios installed and running (You can follow this Tutorial if not).
  • You know the basics on Nagios administration.

Nagios server in this example is hosted on and an example client is hosted on IP

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