nsca - Nagios service monitor agent

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename nsca_2.9.2-2_amd64.deb
Package name nsca
Package version 2.9.2
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/net
Homepage https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nsca
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 26.71 KB
Installed size 116.00 KB
This addon allows you to send service check results to a central
monitoring server running Nagios in a reasonably secure manner.
Nagios is a monitoring and management system for hosts, services and
Nagios' features include:
-  Monitoring of network services (via TCP port, SMTP, POP3, HTTP, NNTP,
PING, etc.)
-  Plugin interface to allow for user-developed service checks
-  Contact notifications when problems occur and get resolved (via email,
pager, or user-defined method)
-  Ability to define event handlers to be run during service or host events
(for proactive problem resolution)
-  Web output (current status, notifications, problem history, log file,
Nagios was written in C and is designed to be easy to understand and modify
to fit your own needs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
nsca_2.9.2-2_i386.deb 2.9.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
nsca - - -


Name Value
confget -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.7
libmcrypt4 -
lsb-base -
nsca-client -


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package nsca_2.9.2-2_amd64.deb
Source Package nsca

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install nsca deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install nsca




2018-07-29 - Bas Couwenberg <sebastic@debian.org>
nsca (2.9.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Include README & SECURITY files in docs.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.5, no changes.
* Update Vcs-* URLs for Salsa.
* Add autopkgtest to test installability.
* Strip trailing whitespace from changelog file.
2016-12-09 - Bas Couwenberg <sebastic@debian.org>
nsca (2.9.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Alexander Wirt ]
* Fix initscript to not return if /var/run/nagios got created.
(closes: #689631)
[ Bas Couwenberg ]
* New upstream release.
- Replaced all instances of signal() with sigaction() + blocking.
(closes: 743493)
- Race condition when opening command file
(closes: #663047)
* Add Vcs-* fields to control file.
* Restructure control file with cme.
* Add Homepage field to control file.
* Switch from dpatch to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Update watch file to handle common issues.
* Separate lintian overrides with newlines.
* Update copyright file using copyright-format 1.0.
* Don't explicitly install lintian overrides.
* Add upstream metadata.
* Add gbp.conf to use pristine-tar by default.
* Use dh-autoreconf for retooling.
* Use dh_auto_configure instead of configure directly.
* Add patch to fix spelling errors.
* Enable all hardening buildflags.
* Fix manpage-has-errors-from-man issues.
* Don't use asterisk in NEWS entry.
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 9.
* Add patch to fix missing argument in open calls.
* Add lsb-base to nsca dependencies.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8, changes:
Vcs-* fields, copyright-format 1.0.
* Redirect update-rc.d output to /dev/null.
* Use Icinga instead of Nagios (nagios3 removed from Debian).
(closes: #846870)
* Change nagios-plugins dependencies to monitoring-plugins.
* Add Italian translation of debconf messages by Beatrice Torracca.
(closes: #737216)
* Add Brazilian Portuguese debconf templates translation
by Adriano Rafael Gomes.
(closes: #824332)
* Add patch by Xiwen Cheng to fix potential buffer overflow.
(closes: #685455)
* Add patch to change PID directory from /var/run to /var/run/nagios.
(closes: #689460)
* Apply patch by Tomas Forsman to return status_of_proc status.
(closes: #775839)
* Change Conflicts with version to Breaks/Replaces.
2014-06-06 - Chen Baozi <baozich@gmail.com>
nsca (2.9.1-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add autotools-dev for updated config.{sub,guess}. (Closes: #734537)
2013-12-28 - Alexander Wirt <formorer@debian.org>
nsca (2.9.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* [96b0cb1] Mention icinga in nsca.cfg and remove old cruft
* [b5e3a7d] Fix initscript (Closes: #733415)
2012-02-23 - Alexander Wirt <formorer@debian.org>
nsca (2.9.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* [64a9158] Let nsca depend on confget (Closes: 661050)
2012-02-21 - Alexander Wirt <formorer@debian.org>
nsca (2.9.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Alexander Wirt ]
* new package: nsca-client (Closes: #424645)
* Make package non-native again (Closes: #520873)
* Acknowledge NMU (Closes: #608049)
* [f58d651] Update uploaders
* [e876988] Update description of new nsca-client package
* [c6366e0] Bump standards version
* [9f3772d] Move to dh 7
* [a1d2738] Fix dpatch dep
* [51dce3a] Fix debhelper dep
* [3eb68cb] Add ${misc:Depends}
* [59d279a] Add README.source file
* [86ff638] Purging is nowadays done by debhelper
* [21deeb4] Refresh patches
* [53550ef] Move NEWS to nsca package
* [1bb551b] Rework initscript (Closes: #650273, #550232)
* [52bdf4d] Imported Upstream version 2.9.1
* [d9f10aa] set PATH in initscript (Closes: #631550)
[ Paul Belanger ]
* [9b90350] nsca now Depends on nsca-client

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nsis-doc_3.04-1_all.deb Nullsoft Scriptable Install System documentation
nsis-pluginapi_3.04-1_all.deb Nullsoft Scriptable Install System plugin API
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