Virtualization With Nagios

Capabilities

Nagios provides the capabilities to monitor an assortment of metrics on many different virtualization platforms.  In addition, Nagios can be run from several different virtualization platforms such as VMware, Microsoft Virtual PC, Xen, Amazon EC2, etc.  Nagios had pre-built VM’s for both Nagios Core and Nagios XI created for VMware, as well as Virtual PC and OFV Template for Nagios XI.

Benefits

Implementing effective virtualization monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of server and operating system failures
  • Fast detection of service and application failures
  • Reduced deployment time
  • Reduced administrative overhead
  • Centralized configuration
  • Ability to monitor the following Metrics
    • CPU Usage
    • Memory
    • Networking
    • Input / Output
    • Datastore usage
    • VM Status
    • Services
    • More…

Solutions

These Nagios solutions provide virtualization monitoring capabilities and benefits:

See Also

Recommended Software: Nagios XI

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