check_iax nagios plugin

About check_iax

Nagios plugin check_iax allows system administrators to monitor IAX/IAX2 devices and servers.

System requirements

Unix system with gcc/make installed. Tested on Linux and FreeBSD, but should work on any POSIX system.

How it works

Plugin check_iax sends IAX POKE request to the remote server and wait for IAX PONG reply. Then it sends IAX ACK packet back to remote.


check_iax-1.0.0.tar.gz - source code.


To compile the program run `make` in check_iax directory. After compilation, copy check_iax to the nagios plugins directory (e.g. /usr/local/libexec/nagios/plugins).


Add check_iax command to your nagios commands file
# 'check_iax' command definition, 100ms WARNING, 500ms CRITICAL
define command{
        command_name    check_iax
        command_line    $USER1$/check_iax -H $HOSTADDRESS$ -w 100 -c 500
Then just use check_iax command in your service definition.

Any feedback is appreciated. Author's email: samm [at]

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