Amazon Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of Amazon cloud computing, web, and storage services. The easy to use Amazon S3 and EC2 wizards already included in Nagios XI can be used to measure an array of metrics including:

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)

  • CPU Credit Usage
  • CPU Credit Balance
  • CPU Utilization
  • Disk Read/Write Operations
  • Dis Read/Write Bytes
  • Network In/Out
  • Network Packets In/Out

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

  • Bucket Size (in Bytes)
  • Number of Objects
  • All/Get/Put Requests
  • Delete Requests
  • Head/Post/List Requests
  • Bytes Downloaded/Uploaded
  • 4XX Errors
  • 5XX Errors
  • First Byte Latency
  • Total Request Latency


Implementing effective Amazon monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of network outages
  • Fast detection of cloud computing environment problems



These Nagios solutions provide Amazon monitoring capabilities and benefits:

See Also

Recommended Software: Nagios XI


Nagios XI is the most powerful and trusted infrastructure monitoring tool on the market. Millions of users and thousands of companies - ranging from Fortune 500s to small business owners - trust Nagios XI to get the job done.