running nagios on nginx -- I guess I need a cgi wrapper, any recommendations?

Cliff Wells cliff at
Sun Oct 3 22:09:28 MSD 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-03 at 00:59 -0400, Ilan Berkner wrote:
> Hi All,
> I didn't realize that I needed a CGI wrapper for the nagios CGI
> scripts, oops...

When I am forced to run CGI, I usually choose one of the tiny HTTP
servers such as thttpd (see and proxy
to it from Nginx.   This keeps the memory footprint small (no Apache
required) and still lets me used the more advanced features of Nginx for
non-CGI tasks.



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