Nagios System and Network Management and Monitoring

Here users can find basic information about how to install, configure, and manage the Nagios system and networking monitoring tool. The Nagios tutorials listed here are designed for users at the beginner level that want to develop the necessary skills to be a Nagios administrator.

Nagios was created by Ethan Galstad and initially released in the spring of 1999. Licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 and available as free software, Nagios is currently the most popular computer and network monitoring software application. Nagios monitors hosts and services alerting administrators when things change.

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Official Nagios Training

Nagios Training Schedule:

Basic Nagios Class
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) December 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) January 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) March 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

Advanced Nagios Class
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) December 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) February 3, 4, 5, 6 ,7
(5 days a week 11 AM - 3 PM Eastern) March 31 April 1, 2, 3, 4


Nagios Tutorials

Our Latest Nagios Posts

Protecting Nagios From Zero-Day Exploits with ModSecurity
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Protecting Nagios With ModSecurityYou have built a rock solid firewall, tested it with nmap scanning for ports that were open, locked down SSH with port knocking, restricted outgoing ports with iptables, setup psad to block attacks, and tcp_wrappers to limit access so you are set right? Well, not exactly....

Monitoring a Cisco Router with Nagios
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Monitor Cisco with Nagios
Sometimes you will need to create service checks using the MIBs that you can discover with snmpwalk. This tutorial will show you the process of creating service checks for a Cisco router manually.

Scheduled Downtime and Nagios
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Scheduled Downtime
If you are going to work on a server or device and need to schedule downtime so Nagios does not notify administrators that can be performed at the web interface.

Nagios V-Shell Review
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The Nagios Visual Shell (V-Shell) is a new project building upon those concepts. What follows is a short review of V-Shell and an interview with the lead developer of this new Nagios project.

The Method of Installing Nagios: An Important Choice
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Nagios Installation MethodWhich method you use to install Nagios determines how it can be used down the road. It is best to think carefully about whether you should compile or install from a RPM or DEB file.



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