Router Monitoring With Nagios

Capabilitiesrouter monitoring

Nagios provides complete router monitoring via SNMP. Routers can be monitored via SNMP v1, 2c, or 3. Thousands of different network devices are enabled by default for this type of monitoring. You can easily monitor Port utilization on the router as well as the current port status. Additionally, by querying other SNMP metric on the router with Nagios plugins you can monitor the following metrics for each port on the router

  • ifInUcastPkts
  • ifOutUcastPkts
  • ifInNUcastPkts
  • ifOutNUcastPkts
  • ifInDiscards
  • ifOutDiscards
  • ifInErrors
  • ifOutErrors
  • ifInUnknownProtos
  • and so many more!

Nagios XI makes this process even easier by allowing you to run the router monitoring wizard to automate the whole setup process.

Benefits

Implementing effective router monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Agentless monitoring
  • Ability to track per-port bandwidth utilization and errors
  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures

 

Solutions

These Nagios solutions provide router monitoring capabilities and benefits:

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