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Nagios Certified Professional

The Nagios Certified Professional – Core certification exam is designed to test the skills of an individual who uses Nagios Core on a frequent basis. This individual should have a good understanding of how Nagios Core works, as well as knowledge of monitoring terminology. Topics covered include handling outages, investigating incidents, acknowledging alerts, scheduling downtime, generating reports, and general use. Designed for IT professionals, administrators, helpdesk staff, and end users.

Test Questions 75
Time Limit 75 Minutes
Price $199 USD
Certification Validity 2 Years
Suggested Study Material Nagios Core Docs | NCP Core Prep Guide
Suggested Training Program Basic Training
Prerequisites None

Register for Professional – Core

Nagios Certified Administrator

The Nagios Certified Administrator – Core certification exam is designed to test the skills of an individual who is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and maintenance of a Nagios Core installation. This individual should be capable of designing, implementing, and supporting a Nagios Core installation. Topics covered include graphing and trending, distributed monitoring, passive checks, performance tuning, agents, and other advanced topics. Designed for IT professionals and administrators.

Test Questions 110
Time Limit 110 Minutes
Price $299 USD
Certification Validity 2 Years
Suggested Study Material Nagios Core Docs
Suggested Training Program Advanced Training
Prerequisites Must pass the Nagios Certified Professional – Core Exam

Register for Administrator – Core

Certification Exam Process

We’ve partnered with ProctorU to deliver the official Nagios certification exams online. The basic process is outlined below:

  • Create an account and register for an exam online at http://nagioslive.onlineproctornow.com/
  • Select a preferred date and time to take your certification exam online
  • When it’s time for your exam, login to the test site and provide the proctor with your identification
  • The proctor will stay online with you while you take your exam
  • 1-2 weeks after you take your exam, we’ll contact you with information about obtaining your certificate
  • You can verify your certification status and obtain certificates online

Certification Benefits

Nagios certification provides professionals with the following benefits:

  • Discounts of 10% on future support plans and product licenses.
  • Certificates Of Completion – Professional receive a certificate from Nagios Enterprises once they’ve successfully achieved a certification level.
  • Professionals can let their current and future employers verify their official Nagios certification status and obtain certificates online.

Certification Resources

Our certification prep guides help prepare you to successfully understand Nagios and pass your exam.

These guides are available on the Nagios Library when you purchase self-paced training or become a commercial product customer:

  • Nagios Certified Professional – Core – Exam Prep Guide. This 150-page guide is designed to prepare the reader for the Nagios Certified Professional – Core certification exam. The guide covers aspects understanding Nagios Core and using its features and functionality on a daily basis.
  • Our live, instructor-led training courses provide the knowledge necessary to successfully prepare yourself for certification.