Agent Based Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides both agent-based and agentless monitoring of Windows, Linux, and Unix systems, as well as network equipment – including operating system metrics, service state, process state, file system usage, and more. Agents have more capabilities and power than agentless monitoring solutions and allow IT administrator to have more control of their monitoring configuration.


Implementing effective agent-based monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of server and operating system failures
  • Fast detection of service and application failures
  • Increased monitoring capabilities
  • Increased administrative control



These Nagios solutions provide agent-based monitoring capabilities and benefits:

See Also

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