Nagios System and Network Management and Monitoring

Here users can find basic information about how to install, configure, and manage the Nagios system and networking monitoring tool. The Nagios tutorials listed here are designed for users at the beginner level that want to develop the necessary skills to be a Nagios administrator.

Nagios was created by Ethan Galstad and initially released in the spring of 1999. Licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 and available as free software, Nagios is currently the most popular computer and network monitoring software application. Nagios monitors hosts and services alerting administrators when things change.

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Official Nagios Training

Nagios Training Schedule:

Basic Nagios Class
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) December 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) January 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) March 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

Advanced Nagios Class
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) February 3, 4, 5, 6 ,7
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) March 31 April 1, 2, 3, 4


Nagios Tutorials

Our Latest Nagios Posts

Automated Host Management
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Nagios Automated Host ManagementThe Automated Host Management feature allows for the use of an application like Puppet. Administrators can either create the config file manually or copy the configuration files from another XI or Core server.

Audit Log
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Ever wonder who made the changes to Nagios that hosed the system? Try to get confessions but everyone seemed to not know anything? The new audit log on Nagios 2012 may help track down changes and create greater accountability for administrators.

Cisco Netflow with Nagios XI
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Cisco Netflow With Nagios XIThis is an example of the integrating netflow into Nagios XI so that you have access to graphs using the netflow option for Cisco routers.


Object Inheritance in Nagios
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Object Inheritance NagiosAn object in Nagios is a unit of information, such as a host, service, contact, group, timeperiod, etc. Since these units or objects represent text files, they can inherit properties from other units or objects.

Nagios XI: Wizard for Exchange
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Nagios Xi provides a wizard that will help set up the monitoring for Exchange. Install the wizard and then begin the process of setting up Exchange.



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