Jan 152008

As part 1 of the four part installation procedure of Nagios Open Source Monotioring Solution, this covers the basics and installation and configuration of pre-requisites for Nagios before proceeding to the actual installation of Nagios binaries.

 The Pre-requisites that needs to be installed and configured for Nagios are

GNU compiler Collection (debian gcc package)
Make package to install the binaries (make)
Apache Webserver (apache2)
PHP 5 (php5)
php5-gd php5-cgi modules
Nagios Users
Setup Nagios Root Directory
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