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How To Monitor Network Switch and Ports Using Nagios

Nagios is hands-down the best monitoring tool to monitor host and network equipments. Using Nagios plugins you can monitor pretty much monitor anything. I use Nagios intensively and it gives me peace of mind knowing that I will get an alert on my phone, when there is a problem. More than that, if warning levels [...]

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How To Monitor VPN Active Sessions and Temperature Using Nagios

Previously we discussed about how to use Nagios to monitor a Linux and Windows server. In this article, let us review how to monitor active sessions and temperature of VPN device using Nagios. You can monitor pretty much anything about a hardware using the nagios check_snmp plug-in. You can either create a new vpn.cfg file [...]

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In the previous articles we discussed about Nagios 3.0 Jumpstart guide and How to monitor remote Linux host using Nagios 3.0. In this article, l'll explain how to monitor remote windows machine and the various service running on the windows server using nagios monitoring server. Following three sections are covered in this article. I. Overview [...]

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How To Monitor Remote Linux Host using Nagios 3.0

In the previous post Nagios 3.0 Jumpstart guide , I explained the overview, installation and configuration of Nagios 3.0 on Red Hat Server. In the following three chapters, I'll explain how to monitor a remote Linux host and the various services running on the remote host.  Also, please refer to all our Nagios articles.   [...]

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Let us discuss the overview, installation and configuration of Nagios, a powerful open source monitoring solution for host and services.   I. Overview of nagios II. 8 steps for installing nagios on Linux: Download the nagios and plugins Take care of the prerequisites Create user and group for nagios Install nagios Configure the web interface [...]

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