Thursday, February 20, 2020

How to Install Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Icinga 2 is an open source monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resources (CPU load, uptime, free disk space, memory consumption), notifies users of outages and generates performance data for reporting. It is scalable and therefore it can be used to monitor large, complex environments across multiple locations. It has a lightweight and extensible web interface called...

Configure Nagios Availability Monitoring on AlienVault USM/OSSIM

In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure Nagios Availability Monitoring on AlienVault USM/OSSIM. We will cover how to configure host as well as service availability monitoring. Host monitoring reports whether an asset is up or down while Services monitoring discovers services on an asset and monitors their availability. AlienVault uses Nagios by default for host availability...

How to Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux

In our previous tutorial, we learnt how to install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux. Well, for NRPE to collect various performance metrics on the system, it requires the Nagios plugins. Step through this guide in order to install Nagios Plugins. Download Nagios Plugins Source code Download the latest version of Nagios plugins from here. You can simply run the following...

How to Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux

Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE) is used to remotely execute Nagios plugins on Linux/Unix machines. This makes it easy to monitor remote machine metrics such as disk usage, CPU load, number of running processes, logged in users etc. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure NRPE from source for use with Nagios Server. You...

How to Install and Configure NSClient++ Nagios Agent on Windows System

NSClient++ is a monitoring agent/daemon for Windows systems that makes it easier to collect performance metrics by Nagios. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure NSClient++ nagios monitoring agent for Windows systems. Follow through the following steps to install NSClient++. Download NSClient Agent Download the latest version of NSClient from here. Agent Installation Once the download is done,...

How to Install and Configure Nagios Core From the Source Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to build and configure Nagios Core from the source code for server resource consumption and availability monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04. In our last tutorial, we covered how to Install and Configure Nagios Core from Ubuntu repositories. Installing Nagios Core From Source on Ubuntu 18.04 Installation from the source ensures that we get latest...

How to Install and Configure Nagios Core From repo Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to install and configure Nagios Core from Ubuntu repositories for server resource consumption and availability monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04. Nagios is an enterprise grade free and open source software that can be used to monitor servers, applications and networks. It also offers alerting services for servers, switches, applications and services. Nagios...