Unix Log Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of Unix server, workstation, and system logs. Nagios is capable of monitoring Unix system logs, application logs, log files, and syslog data, and alerting you when a log pattern is detected.


Implementing effective Unix log monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased security
  • Increased awareness of network infrastructure problems
  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures
  • Fast detection of failed processes, services and cron jobs
  • Audit compliance
  • Regulatory compliance



These Nagios solutions provide Unix log monitoring capabilities and benefits:

See Also

Recommended Software: Nagios Log Server


Nagios Log Server is the most powerful and trusted IT log analysis tool on the market. Log Server builds on proven, enterprise-level Open Source architecture to deliver a superior log monitor and analysis solution to meet any of your organization's unique needs.