[olug] System monitoring

Patrick Hasenjager phasenjager at fzacpa.com
Wed Sep 6 21:12:37 UTC 2006

>>> On 9/6/2006 at 4:00 PM, wferrel <wferrel at ferrel.org> wrote:
> In a previous life I had Nagios setup and monitoring several Windows and 
> Unix servers, routers, network switches, etc, etc.  As stated before 
> setup was a trick, but then (after having initial setup completed, 
> *grumble*) I stumbled over nagmin which is a plugin for webmin that uses 
> a SQL DB to store the nagios config and give you an easy to manage, 
> point-click-type interface to nagios that includes a nice interface to 
> the error checking procedures.  Onc you've eliminated the errors and 
> commit the changes it pulls the config from the DB and dumps it to the 
> flat config files nagios runs on.
> Made the occasional config changes much easier to manage and made it 
> much easier to pass the hat when I moved on.
>     Wes

Fruity (fruity.sourceforge.net) is a great tool for configuring Nagios.  It is written by the people over at GroundWork.  After you get around the configuration headache to begin with, Nagios is great.


Patrick A. Hasenjager
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