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. When you use Nagios to monitor your Linux environment, you’re using one of the most powerful Linux monitoring tools on the planet.


Implementing effective Linux monitoring tools with Nagios offers the following benefits:

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

Nagios is the Linux Monitoring Tool.

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:



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