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Short cuts network monitoring with Nagios

Author/Creator:
Dondich, Taylor Author
Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] O'Reilly Media 2006
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Book
1 online resource
Edition:
1st edition
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O'Reilly short cuts.
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Language:
English
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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.
Contents:
Intro
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
The serviceextinfo Object
Templates
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
Configuration Tools
Groundwork Monarch
The Fruity Template Editor
Frontends
The NagCon application showing troubled items
Status Viewer running inside Groundwork Monitor
Going Forward
Copyright.
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ISBN:
0596528191
9780596528195
OCLC:
85789195