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

Grzegorz Nosek grzegorz.nosek at
Mon Oct 4 12:39:11 MSD 2010

On nie, paź 03, 2010 at 11:09:28 -0700, Cliff Wells wrote:
> 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.

I'm not exactly sure you can go much lighter than fcgiwrap (especially
with several instances running, the per-process overhead is minimal --
84 KB last time I checked on i386).

Best regards,
 Grzegorz Nosek

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