SSH Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of SSH – including reachability, service availability, ability to login. In addition, Nagios has the capability to tunnel other monitoring checks over SSH for increased security.


Implementing effective SSH monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

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

Monitoring Hosts Using SSH

This document describes how to monitor hosts with Nagios XI by using SSH to execute monitoring plugins and scripts on remote machines.

Monitoring Hosts Using SSH


These Nagios solutions provide SSH monitoring capabilities and benefits:



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