Nagstamon Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Nagstamon is a status monitor for the desktop. It connects to multiple Nagios, Icinga, Opsview, Centreon, Op5 Monitor/Ninja, Check_MK Multisite and Thruk monitoring servers. It resides in the systray, as a floating status bar or full screen at the desktop showing a brief summary of critical, warning, unknown, unreachable and down hosts and services. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Nagstamon from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Nagstamon Silently

Nagstamon Silent Install (EXE) on 32-bit Systems

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/HenriWahl/Nagstamon/releases/latest
  2. Download & Copy the Nagstamon-x.y.z-win32_setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: Nagstamon-x.y.z-win32_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Nagstamon entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Nagstamon
Vendor:Henri Wahl
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Nagstamon-x.y.z-win32_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Nagstamon\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://github.com/HenriWahl/Nagstamon/releases/latest
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/nagstamon-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Nagstamon Silent Install (EXE) on 64-bit Systems

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/HenriWahl/Nagstamon/releases/latest
  2. Download & Copy the Nagstamon-x.y.z-win64_setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: Nagstamon-x.y.z-win64_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Nagstamon entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Nagstamon
Vendor:Henri Wahl
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Nagstamon-x.y.z-win64_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Nagstamon\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://github.com/HenriWahl/Nagstamon/releases/latest
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/nagstamon-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create a Nagstamon Installation Log File

The Nagstamon installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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Nagstamon 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Nagstamon-x.y.z-win32_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Nagstamon32-Install.log"

Nagstamon 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Nagstamon-x.y.z-win64_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Nagstamon64-Install.log"

Change the Nagstamon Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Nagstamon to “C:\Nagstamon”

Nagstamon 32-bit (EXE)

Nagstamon-x.y.z-win32_setup.exe /DIR="C:\Nagstamon" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Nagstamon 64-bit (EXE)

Nagstamon-x.y.z-win64_setup.exe /DIR="C:\Nagstamon" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Nagstamon Silently

Check out the Nagstamon Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following set of commands:

Nagstamon Silent Uninstall (EXE)

TASKKILL /F /IM Nagstamon.exe
"%ProgramFiles%\Nagstamon\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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