Linux Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of Linux operating systems and distributions – including operating system metrics, service state, process state, file system usage, and more.


Implementing effective Linux monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures

Monitoring Linux Using SNMP

Learn how to monitor Linux machines with Nagios XI using SNMP. SNMP is an “agentless” method of monitoring network devices and servers, and is often preferable to installing dedicated agents on target machines.

Monitoring Linux Using SNMP

Installing the Static Linux Agent

An overview of how to install the static binary Linux monitoring agent on a Linux machine. The static binary agent provides an easy method of installing a pre-compiled, statically linked set of binaries on one or more Linux machines.

Installing the Static Linux Agent

Installing the XI Linux Agent

This document describes how to install the Linux monitoring agent on target RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, SLES, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu, and Debian Linux servers. Other Linux distributions may be added in the future.

Installing the XI Linux Agent


These Nagios solutions provide Linux monitoring capabilities and benefits:

Nagios XI - The Industry Standard Monitoring Solution


Nagios XI is the most powerful IT infrastructure monitoring solution on the market. Nagios XI extends on proven, enterprise-class Open Source components to deliver the best monitoring solution for today's demanding organizational requirements.

Designed for scalability and flexibility, XI is designed to make problematic IT monitoring tasks simple, while retaining the powerful attributes of its enterprise-class foundation blocks.




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by Scott Wilkerson