Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of NagiosMonitoring


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03/24/11 16:33:24 (7 years ago)
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    1 On el6, quick start. Precompiled Nagios is available via EPEL and set to run with just a few simple changes.  
     1= Nagios Quick Start Guide =  
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     3On el6, a true quick start. Precompiled Nagios is available via EPEL and set to run with just a few simple changes. No need to read about how to run compile make make install. 
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    79Just edit the email address in `/etc/nagios/objects/contacts.cfg` and start nagios, though by default nagios will only monitor localhost.  
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    811To monitor a remote host, here's details for ping and ssh checks (put in localhost.cfg or create a new myhost.cfg file and edit /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg to remove localhost.cfg): 
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    4447You also need to install php and restart Apache. 
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    46 From there you can read the nagios docs for more details and more complex setups. In particular you might want to add or even write your own custom service checks, such as for VmwareEsxi. A few supporting libraries I've installed for various purposes: 
     49From there you can read the nagios docs for more details and more complex setups. In particular you might want to add or even write your own custom service checks, such as for VmwareEsxi.  
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     51== Custom nagios service checks == 
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     53A few supporting libraries I've installed for various purposes: 
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    5562http://nagiosplug.sourceforge.net/developer-guidelines.html 
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    57 I tend to use the same template over and over, for example here is a  
     64I tend to use the same template over and over, for example here is a nagios plugin to monitor a Java RMI service. Instead of writing the whole thing in Java I just fire off a jar from this nagios plugin template perl script: 
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