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Instant Nagios Starter

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Michael Guthrie

An easy guide to getting a Nagios server up and running for monitoring, altering, and reporting.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782162506
Paperback46 pages

About This Book

  • 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

Who This Book Is For

Instant Nagios Starter is an outstanding resource for system engineers, administrators and developers, with a basic understanding of the Linux command line Readers should have access to a test system or virtual machine with Linux installed to follow the given examples.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Nagios Starter
So, what is Nagios?
Installation
Quick start – Monitoring hosts and services
Top 5 features you'll want to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • 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

In Detail

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.

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