Jan 152008
 

NagiosĀ® is an Open Source enterprise grade host, service and network monitoring program. Nagios is a host and service monitor designed to alert network problems. Nagios is designed to run under linux but works fine under most *NIX variants as well. The monitoring daemon runs intermittent checks on hosts and services you specify using external “plugins” which return status information to Nagios. When problems are encountered, the daemon can send notifications out to administrative contacts in a variety of different ways (email, instant message, SMS, etc.). Current status information, historical logs, and reports can all be accessed via a web browser.

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Jan 152008
 

If you have jumped into this post directly then it is worth having a look at first three parts of this installation procedure from the following links

1. Install and configure the pre-requisites

2. Install Nagios Binaries & CGI

3. Install Nagios Plugins

The final part of this four part installation procedure for Nagios installation covers the setup of webinterface for nagios, setup CGI authentication and user authentication using htpasswd for nagios website.

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