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  • Downloading and installing Nagios Core from source on Unix as well as Linux platforms
  • Monitoring public services such as websites and TCP ports
  • Exploring common scenarios for alerting and event handling
  • Utilizing the flexibility of checking and alerting for intelligent monitoring
  • Monitoring public services such as websites and TCP ports

Whether your project is large or small, the world demands reliability from its information technology. Nagios provides an effective solution to monitor any type of technology, whether it is hardware, software, or business processes. No company wants to lose face because of poor reliability; it is better to know where the problems are before your customers do!.

Instant Nagios Starter is a powerful tool, teaching you how to use Nagios as a monitoring solution and how it can be set up for intelligent monitoring as well as incident response.

You will learn the fundamentals of how Nagios works and getting Nagios up and running in your environment. Get introduced to the key functionalities of Nagios and learn how to implement them for effective monitoring. With installation and setup broken down into easy-to-follow steps, you will be equipped with all the resources you’ll need to extend Nagios’ capabilities for any of your monitoring needs. Furthermore, learn to efficiently utilize the different tools that Nagios employs for monitoring, alerting as well as incident management.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Install Nagios with minimal fuss on any Unix and Linux platform
  • Harness the flexibility of Nagios for intelligent monitoring
  • Utilize Nagios data for reporting and data visualization
Page Count 46
Course Length 1 hours 22 minutes
ISBN 9781782162513
Date Of Publication 22 May 2013


Michael Guthrie

Michael Guthrie is the lead developer at Nagios enterprises and has developed new features and add-ons for Nagios Core, Nagios XI, and Nagios Fusion. Michael started his IT career at Nagios Enterprises as a student developer writing documentation and new components for Nagios Core and Nagios XI, as well as giving technical support. At work, Michael particularly enjoys working on UI development, performance tuning, and data visualizations. When he's not at work he enjoys spending time with his family, being outside, and working on his house.

Michael started his jobs at Nagios Enterprises by writing a substantial amount of documentation for Nagios XI, which is now the Nagios XI Administrator's Manual.