agent vs agentless

Agent-Based vs. Agentless Monitoring with Nagios

  Agent-Based vs. Agentless Monitoring with Nagios By: Shamas Demoret   One of the key strengths of Nagios XI is that it supports a wide variety of approaches for monitoring various operating systems, featuring both agentless and agent-based options. This … Read More

Real-Time Monitoring

Real-time Monitoring with Nagios

  Real-time Monitoring with Nagios By: Aaron Cieslicki   Here at Nagios we get asked whether our solutions provide real-time monitoring. The short answer is yes. To many of us at Nagios, though, the interesting question becomes: is real-time monitoring … Read More

10 Tips to Relieve the Stressors in IT

  Carrying the burden of others’ problems can be exhausting.  As an IT Professional, most days are spent helping others and solving their problems.  Your role might be to be supportive and keep hopes high while aiding customers who are … Read More

IT Professionals: A Look Back and Ahead

  In a world that relies heavily on technology, the professionals producing the innovations are often overlooked.  To keep up with the rapid advances, ensure security and maintain infrastructures, a sizeable workforce is needed.  We often hear about new devices … Read More

Nagios Update: XI 5.5.11

  In anticipation of Nagios XI 5.6, today we released Nagios XI 5.5.11. This release has some notable security fixes that include some common vulnerabilities and exposures.  In efforts to continue to increase security, we prioritize patching security vulnerabilities when … Read More

Monitoring Public/Private/Virtual Clouds with Nagios

By: Aaron Cieslicki The first thing we have to do in talking about monitoring “the cloud” or “a cloud” or “private cloud” or “public cloud” or “virtual cloud” is talk about what these different terms mean. Ultimately, from a monitoring … Read More

How Technology Can Help You Achieve New Year’s Resolutions

  With the new year upon us, most of us are taking some time to set goals that we hope will shape and redefine us in 2019. With all the amazing tech that is at our fingertips, we now have … Read More

Announcing: Support for Ubuntu/Debian

  The day has come!  Our world class commercial solutions are now supported on Ubuntu/Debian.  The same engine and features you love and depend on are now deployable on more operating systems.  This has been highly requested and we are … Read More

Retail SysAdmins: The True Heroes this Holiday Season

  From Black Friday to Christmas Eve, those working the retail rush are the true heroes this holiday season. In the midst of strong market growth and low unemployment rates, experts and analysts alike are predicting retail sales to soar … Read More

IT Horror Stories

We have all been there.  That moment when your heart sinks, human error meets technology, and your worst nightmare comes true.  Some Nagios employees share past IT stories that still haunt them to this day. Spooky Servers One Saturday night … Read More