Provided by: nsca_2.4-6_i386 bug

NAME

       send_nsca - Nagios service check submitter

SYNOPSIS

       send_nsca [options]

DESCRIPTION

       This  utility is used to send passive check results to the NSCA daemon.
       Host and Service check data that is to be sent to the  NSCA  daemon  is
       read  from  standard  input.  Input should be provided in the following
       format (tab-delimited unless overriden with -d command  line  argument,
       one entry per line):

       Service Checks:

       <host_name>[tab]<svc_description>[tab]<return_code>\
              [tab]<plugin_output>[newline]

       Host Checks:

       <host_name>[tab]<return_code>[tab]<plugin_output>[newline]

OPTIONS

       -c config   This  option changes the config file for send_nsca. Default
                   is /etc/send_nsca.cfg.

       -H host     The IP address of the host running the NSCA daemon.

       -pport      The port on which the daemon is running - default is  5667.

       -toseconds  Number  of  seconds  before  connection  attempt  times out
                   (default is 10 seconds).

       -ddelim     Delimiter to use when parsing input (defaults to a tab).

       FILES  /etc/send_nsca.cfg

BUGS

       There are no known bugs.  To file bug reports, see AUTHORS below.

SEE ALSO

       send_nsca(8)

AUTHORS

       Ethan Galstad <nagios@nagios.org>

                                   July 2003                      send_nsca(8)