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Author Dondich, Taylor.

Title Network monitoring with Nagios / by Taylor Dondich
Published [Sebastopol, Calif.] : O'Reilly, 2006
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Description 1 online resource
Series O'Reilly short cuts
O'Reilly short cuts.
Contents Introduction to Nagios; Plug-ins; Checks; Monitoring State; Type of State; Dependencies; Notifications; Acknowledgment; Comment; Downtime; Escalation; Installation; Introducing The Standard Nagios Plug-ins; Configuration; The Main NagiosConfiguration File Object; Nagios Resources; Nagios Objects; The timeperiod Object; The command Object; The contact Object; The contactgroup Object; The host Object; The hostgroup Object; The servicegroup Object; The hostdependency Object; The servicedependency Object; The hostescalation Object; The serviceescalation Object; The hostextinfo Object
Configuration ToolsGroundwork Monarch; The Fruity Template Editor; Frontends; The NagCon application showing troubled items; Status Viewer running inside Groundwork Monitor; Going Forward; Copyright
The serviceextinfo ObjectTemplates; Sample nagios.cfg; Sample resources.cfg; Sample checkcommands.cfg; Sample misccommands.cfg; Sample timeperiods.cfg; Sample contacts.cfg; Sample contactgroups.cfg; Sample hosts.cfg; Sample hostgroups.cfg; Sample services.cfg; Sample escalations.cfg; Starting Nagios; Configuring the Web Interface; Common CGI Configuration File Parameters; Sample cgi.cfg; Using the Web Interface; Scenario #1: Viewing the Overall Health of Your Network; Scenario #2: Responding to a Problem Notification; Scenario #3: Scheduling Downtime for a Host or Service; Extending Nagios
Summary Network monitoring can be a complex task to implement and maintain in your IT infrastructure. Nagios, an open-source host, service and network monitoring program can help you streamline your network monitoring tasks and reduce the cost of operation. With this shortcut guide, we'll go over how Nagios fits in the overall network monitoring puzzle. We'll also cover installation and basic usage. Finally, we'll show you how to extend Nagios with other tools to extend functionality
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Subject Computer systems -- Evaluation
Computer systems -- Monitoring.
Computer systems -- Reliability.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0596528191 (electronic bk.)
9780596528195 (electronic bk.)