Monitoring with Nagios

SCENARIO INFORMATION

DESCRIPTION:

This scenario serves as a guide on how to install Nagios Server and add Windows hosts for monitoring

Nagios is a free to use open source software tool for continuous monitoring. It helps you to monitor system, network, and infrastructure. It is used for continuous monitoring of systems, applications, service and business process in a DevOps culture.

Nagios runs plugins stored on the same server. Its plugins connects with a host or another server on your network or the Internet. Therefore, in the case of failure Nagios core can alert the technical staff about the issues so that, your technical team performs the recovery process before outage in the business processes.

OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOME:

After completing this scenario, you will be able to learn on the following:

– How to install Nagios Core from source.

– How to add a Windows Host to Nagios Server

PRE-REQUISITES:

In order to get the full benefit from this scenario, it is suggested that you have competencies in the following areas:

– Linux Operating system as well as the Linux command line.

– Familiarity with Web servers.

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is suggested that you consult with these recommended reading resources:

https://support.nagios.com/kb/article/nagios-core-installing-nagios-core-from-source-96.html#CentOS

https://kifarunix.com/how-to-install-nsclient-nagios-monitoring-agent-on-windows-system/

https://www.linuxtechi.com/add-windows-linux-host-to-nagios-server/

AUTHOR:

This scenario was created by Allan Bett

MODE SINGLEPLAYER
Type OPEN RANGE
DIFFICULTY EASY
TIME INFINITE

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