How to Install OSSEC Agent on Solaris 11.4

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure OSSEC agent on Solaris 11.4. Note that this is not an official guide but rather a documentation of the steps that I took myself in order to get OSSEC agent working on Solaris 11.4. Just like we have explained in our other tutorials regarding installation of OSSEC...

How to Install and Setup OSSEC agent on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 7

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure OSSEC agent on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 7. OSSEC is an open source Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)  that runs across multiple OS platforms such as Linux,Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, BSD, Windows, Mac and VMware ESX. It monitors all aspects of system activity such as; file integrity monitoring Windows registry monitoring log...

How to Install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents on CentOS 7/RHEL 7/Fedora 29

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In our previous tutorials, we learnt how to install Nagios plugins as well the Nagios NRPE agents from source. You can check them via the links below; How to Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux How to Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux Well, in this article, we are going to learn how to install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents...

Install and Configure Zabbix 4.0 from Source on Fedora 29/Fedora 28/CentOS 7

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Install and Configure Zabbix
In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure Zabbix 4.0 from source on Fedora 29/Fedora 28/CentOS 7. Zabbix is an enterprise class open-source monitoring solution designed for real time monitoring of networks, servers, virtual machines and cloud sources. It also monitors any possible server performance metrics and incidents such as CPU utilization, memory utilization, Network...

How to Monitor Remote Linux Hosts and Services with Icinga 2 on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this very tutorial, you are going learn how to monitor hosts and services with Icinga 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Well, Icinga 2 can be used to monitor the availability of hosts and services. Hosts and services can be virtually anything; Network services (HTTP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, etc.),Printers, Switches or routers, Temperature sensors, or any other local or...

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

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn 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...

Configure Nagios Availability Monitoring on AlienVault USM/OSSIM

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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

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This guide describes how to install Nagios Plugins from Source on 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. Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux Install...

Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn 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. You may also want to check...

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

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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,...