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Nagios is one of the best open source server and network monitoring solutions available.  Using the flexible nagios framework, you can monitor pretty much anything (including database and custom application). This article, using 4 simple steps, explains how to setup contact definitions who will get notification when a host or service has any issues.   [...]

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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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