Jun 032009
 

If you have your Nagios monitoring server published on the public Internet and have administrators working from home or have engineers oncall for troubleshooting then you can better off with the following iPhone applications to keep you upto date on whats going on with your network (I’m assuming you are all those rich administrators with iPhones hanging in your pockets).

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Mar 112008
 

Just came across this great Firefox Browser addon, Nagios Checker 0.11 for Nagios Network Monitoring system alerts. This is a great simple addon that shows any alarms on your nagios monitoring system simply on the browser status bar providing the need not to logon to Nagios web interface. The extension loads up in the status bar and alarms you of any network events. What I liked in the extension is that it is absolutely non-intrusive. Sits on the bottom right corner of the browser status bar and highlights any alarm. When you move your mouse over it, it displays the alarm in detail.

Nagios Status Bar alert 

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Jan 192008
 

Centreon, previously Oreon-Project is network, system and application monitoring system modelled on the best ever opensource monitoring solution, Nagios. Centreon provides a new frontend and new functionnalities to Nagios.

It allows you to be more efficient in your network monitoring, but also allows you to make your supervision information readable by a largest range of users. Indeed, a non technical user can now use the Centreon/Nagios couple to easily understand your network infrastructure thanks to charts and graphical representations of the gathered information. Skilled users still have access to specific and technical information collected  by Nagios though.

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Jan 192008
 

We have now installed Centreon Network Monitoring pre-requisites, Nagios, Nagios Plugins & centreon binaries. The final part of this installation procedure is to configure the setup paramaters from the web interface.

If you jumped into this article then please have a look at the previous three steps of this four part installation procedure:

1. Install Centreon Pre-Requisites

2. Install Nagios & Nagios Plugin

3. Install Centreon binaries

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Jan 192008
 

After having installed the pre-requisites, Nagios & Nagios plugins, the next part of the installation of centreon Network monitoring solution involves the centreon binaries itself.

If you jumped into this article then please have a look at the previous three steps of this four part installation procedure:

1. Install Centreon Pre-Requisites

2. Install Nagios & Nagios Plugin

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Jan 152008
 

Nagios® 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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Jan 152008
 

Part 3 of the four part installation procedure for Nagios involves the installation of Nagios Plugins with the pre-requisites and the actual Nagios Binaries already installed.

If you have jumped directly into this article, then it is worth to check the following:

Part 1 Install and Configure Pre-requisites for Nagios

Part 2 Install Nagios 2.10 in Debian4.0 r2 with Apache2

Nagios Plugin Version: 1.4.11 (at the time of writing this article)

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Jan 152008
 

Part 2 of the four part installation procedure for Nagios involves the actual install of the Nagios Binaries itself. Here we cover the download, and installation of the latest stable version of Nagios.

If you jumped directly into this article, its worth having a look into the installation and configurations of the Nagios pre-requisites at the link below

1. Install and configure the pre-requisites

Nagios Version: Nagios 2.10 (at the time of writing this article)

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