VMware Monitoring


Nagios provides the capability to monitor an assortment of metrics on the various VMware platforms, including VMware Workstation, ESX Hosts, vSphere, and vCenter Servers. Monitoring VMware systems in Nagios XI is as easy as running the VMware Wizard.


Implementing effective virtualization monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased server, service, 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


These Nagios solutions provide virtualization monitoring capabilities and benefits:

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