Learn how to detect and monitor an entire IT infrastructure using Nagios with Packt’s new book and eBook

March 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the launch of its new book on Nagios, Learning Nagios 4. This book is a practical guide packed with tips, tricks, and illustrations to help readers learn about the various configuration and monitoring concepts in Nagios in an efficient and simplified manner.

About the author:

Wojciech Kocjan is a systems administrator and programmer with 10 years of experience. His expertise includes managing Linux, Sun, and IBM servers. He also has several years of experience working on a variety of open source projects.

Learning Nagios 4 has been designed from a beginner’s perspective. A practical guide explained in a simplified manner, the book introduces readers to the basics of Nagios. Besides learning how to install and configure Nagios to administer their network and system, readers will also learn how to configure and work their way around the Nagios web interface.

The book then dives into SNMP and shows readers how to monitor various network-enabled devices. They will also learn how to use NSClient++ to monitor Microsoft Windows systems. Administrators wanting to create their own plugins will also learn how to use programming languages like C and scripting languages like PHP, Perl, Shell, and Python.

This book covers the following important topics:

Chapter 1: Introducing Nagios

Chapter 2: Installing Nagios 4

Chapter 3: Using the Nagios Web Interface

Chapter 4: Using the Nagios Plugins

Chapter 5: Advanced Configuration

Chapter 6: Notifications and Events

Chapter 7: Passive Checks and NSCA

Chapter 8: Monitoring Remote Hosts

Chapter 9: Monitoring using SNMP

Chapter 10: Advanced Monitoring

Chapter 11: Programming Nagios

Chapter 12: Using the Query Handler Index

System administrators interested in using Nagios to monitor their IT infrastructures will find this book extremely useful. IT professionals who are aware of previous versions of Nagios and who want to update their knowledge with Nagios 4 will also find this book to be a valuable resource. For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-nagios-4/book


Learning Nagios 4
Set up, configure, and manage Nagios 4 to secure and monitor your system

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-nagios-4/book

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