[olug] System monitoring

Bill Brush bbrush at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 05:30:21 UTC 2006

Typically a VM that you care about has a regular IP address (as in
non-NAT'ed via the host) and therefore looks like any other machine on
the network.  We have an extensive VMware setup here and we use nagios
to monitor all of them.


On 9/9/06, Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/6/06, Craig Wolf <CJWolf at mpsomaha.org> wrote:
> >
> i don't have much experience with this sort of software, so i did not
> want to comment.  But does BB or Nagios cover Virtual Machines?  i
> didn't think it would matter as long as the guest OS is on the
> supported list of OSs until i read the latest SourceForge newsletter,
> which mentions OpenQRM.org because it covers Xen, VMWare, and QEMU as
> well as Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris and Windows and has plugins for Nagios
> and Webmin.  Does NOT cover Netware.

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