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Multiple Nagios Instances on a Single Server

In this post I will cover how to run Multiple Nagios Instances on a Single Server. This will take a single installation of Nagios and allow you to run separate instances as you would to separate out different environments, such as production, development, certification, etc…. It allows for flexibility of configurations and allows Nagios to run faster for checks and execution. This installation... read more

Monitoring CPU temp on Fedora

recently found the need to monitor CPU temp on a Fedora 16 install. $ sudo yum install lm_sensors Once installed we need to configure lm_sensors. Run the command $ sudo sensors-detect You will be prompted with questions, accepting the defaults will work $ sudo sensors-detect # sensors-detect revision 5946 (2011-03-23 11:54:44 +0100) # System: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. EP45C-DS3R This program will help... read more

Installing Nagios Part 1

For the next series we will be discussing installing and configuring Nagios for monitoring. The series will include installing Nagios, plugins, agents and various custom monitors. Also, adding other features including graphing and performance charting. Nagios is a powerful monitoring tools used by many IT departments and has the support of the Open Source community. So let’s get started! Our choice for OS... read more

Configure SNMP for RHEL 6

SNMP is a very powerful and useful tool to add to your Linux system. It is great for sending alerts to different monitoring systems like Nagios and many other great products. But first it needs to be installed and configured before you can put this under rated tool to work. Install SNMP using yum, you will need net-snmp-utils, net-snmp, net-snmp-libs. $ sudo yum install –y net-snmp-utils net-snmp... read more

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