Power Up!
The Multifaceted
Benefits and
Capabilities of
Nagios
Shamas Demoret
2
Welcome!Welcome!
Warning: High Level Presentation AheadWarning: High Level Presentation Ahead
3
About NagiosAbout Nagios –– The Industry Standard in IT Infrastructure MonitoringThe Industry Standard in IT Infrastruct...
4
Nagios Core DIYNagios Core DIY
Open source GPLv2
Monitoring and Alerting Engine
Can be installed on just about any popul...
5
Nagios Exchange
6
Nagios Core DIYNagios Core DIY
Small, Fast, Reliable, Maneuverable
Can monitor across networks just as well as extended
...
7
Nagios Core Web Display
8
Tactical Overview
9
Network Map
10
Service Detail
11
Nagios Core Reports
Next up: Nagios Core Student and Pro
12
Nagios Core Student & ProNagios Core Student & Pro
Core Student and Pro
Available as pre-installed VMWare VM's running ...
13
Nagios Core Student & ProNagios Core Student & Pro
Extended Built-in Capabilities
Graphs (PNP4Nagios)
CCM (Core Config ...
14
Nagios Core Student/Pro Comparison
15
Graphs
Learn more at http://www.pnp4nagios.org/
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Core Config Manager
17
VShell
PHP Web Interface for Nagios Core
18
Nagios Mobile
Based on the Teeny Nagios project by Hirose Masaaki
19
NSTI
Nagios SNMP Trap Interface
Nagios SNMP Trap Interface is a PHP frontend for the MySQL or PostgresSQL backend that
...
20
NagVis
Nagios data visualization tool
Learn more at www.nagvis.org
21
Business Process Intelligence (BPI)
Alert on health of complex processes as a
whole. Group state and critical member
al...
22
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About Nagios XIAbout Nagios XI
Very powerful, even for new users:
Reports
Dashboards and Views
Configuration Wizards & ...
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Dashboards
Highly customizable infrastructure insight
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ViewsViews
Tactical Overview
Open Problems
Host Detail
Service Detail
Host Group Overview
➢Any URL, In XI or External
➢...
26
Views Screenshots
27
ReportsReports
Many different types
Customizable date ranges
Leverage historical performance status data
Exportable as ...
28
Executive Summary
29
Availability Summary
30
Bandwidth Usage
31
Alert Histogram
32
Event Log
Event Log
33
Top Alert Producers
34
Capacity Planning
35
Visualizations
36
Advanced ConfigurationAdvanced Configuration
37
Available Wizards
Windows Desktop, Server, Exchange
Linux Server, Linux SNMP
Mac OSX
AIX, Solaris
VMWare
Printers
Mails...
38
Wizards
Rapidly configure monitoring of common devices with just a few
clicks
39
Linux Server Wizard
40
Linux Wizard (cont...)
41
Auto-DiscoveryAuto-Discovery
42
Bulk Host Cloning and ImportBulk Host Cloning and Import
Rapidly configure many like hosts using an existing host as a
...
43
Configuration Rollback- 1 up!Configuration Rollback- 1 up!
Roll back to previous good configuration
Easily export .txt ...
44
More!
Integrated DB
Backend API
Easy Multi-Tenancy
Nagvis
Google Maps integration
BPI
Nagios Mobile
45
Learn More
www.nagios.org
www.nagios.com
exchange.nagios.org
support.nagios.com/forum
46
Questions?
You may also like:
Getting started with Nagios XI, Core, and
Fusion
Getting Started with Nagios Incident Man...
47
Notes
Core reports on status information, but no perf
data
Core VM can graph perf data
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Nagios Conference 2013 - Shamas Demoret - Power Up! The Multifaceted Benefits and Capabilities of Nagios

  1. 1. Power Up! The Multifaceted Benefits and Capabilities of Nagios Shamas Demoret
  2. 2. 2 Welcome!Welcome! Warning: High Level Presentation AheadWarning: High Level Presentation Ahead
  3. 3. 3 About NagiosAbout Nagios –– The Industry Standard in IT Infrastructure MonitoringThe Industry Standard in IT Infrastructure Monitoring Awesome Comprehensive Monitoring, Alerting, Graphing, and Reporting Capabilities Flexible Part of an active, thriving global community Extendable Widely Used Worldwide Time Tested, Admin Approved (since 1999!) Powerful Available as Core DIY, Student and Pro VM's, and Nagios XI
  4. 4. 4 Nagios Core DIYNagios Core DIY Open source GPLv2 Monitoring and Alerting Engine Can be installed on just about any popular Linux build Configured with flat text files on CLI Basic web display built-in Thousands of projects on the Nagios Exchange community site that can be used to extend Core capabilities
  5. 5. 5 Nagios Exchange
  6. 6. 6 Nagios Core DIYNagios Core DIY Small, Fast, Reliable, Maneuverable Can monitor across networks just as well as extended options Can monitor just about anything State History Reports Powerful for experienced users, can be challenging for people new to Nagios, or without much Linux experience. Extendable
  7. 7. 7 Nagios Core Web Display
  8. 8. 8 Tactical Overview
  9. 9. 9 Network Map
  10. 10. 10 Service Detail
  11. 11. 11 Nagios Core Reports Next up: Nagios Core Student and Pro
  12. 12. 12 Nagios Core Student & ProNagios Core Student & Pro Core Student and Pro Available as pre-installed VMWare VM's running CentOS 6
  13. 13. 13 Nagios Core Student & ProNagios Core Student & Pro Extended Built-in Capabilities Graphs (PNP4Nagios) CCM (Core Config Manager) NagVis BPI Nagios Mobile NSTI Nagios Vshell
  14. 14. 14 Nagios Core Student/Pro Comparison
  15. 15. 15 Graphs Learn more at http://www.pnp4nagios.org/
  16. 16. 16 Core Config Manager
  17. 17. 17 VShell PHP Web Interface for Nagios Core
  18. 18. 18 Nagios Mobile Based on the Teeny Nagios project by Hirose Masaaki
  19. 19. 19 NSTI Nagios SNMP Trap Interface Nagios SNMP Trap Interface is a PHP frontend for the MySQL or PostgresSQL backend that SNMPTT creates. Enables users to view, filter, search for, delete, and archive SNMP results. No more looking at logs!
  20. 20. 20 NagVis Nagios data visualization tool Learn more at www.nagvis.org
  21. 21. 21 Business Process Intelligence (BPI) Alert on health of complex processes as a whole. Group state and critical member alerting. Next up: Nagios XI
  22. 22. 22
  23. 23. 23 About Nagios XIAbout Nagios XI Very powerful, even for new users: Reports Dashboards and Views Configuration Wizards & CCM Auto-Discovery Bulk Host Cloning & Modification Configuration Rollback More!
  24. 24. 24 Dashboards Highly customizable infrastructure insight
  25. 25. 25 ViewsViews Tactical Overview Open Problems Host Detail Service Detail Host Group Overview ➢Any URL, In XI or External ➢Can be rotated at custom speed ➢Perfect for NOC screen
  26. 26. 26 Views Screenshots
  27. 27. 27 ReportsReports Many different types Customizable date ranges Leverage historical performance status data Exportable as CSV and/or PDF Can be emailed directly from XI Scheduled Delivery
  28. 28. 28 Executive Summary
  29. 29. 29 Availability Summary
  30. 30. 30 Bandwidth Usage
  31. 31. 31 Alert Histogram
  32. 32. 32 Event Log Event Log
  33. 33. 33 Top Alert Producers
  34. 34. 34 Capacity Planning
  35. 35. 35 Visualizations
  36. 36. 36 Advanced ConfigurationAdvanced Configuration
  37. 37. 37 Available Wizards Windows Desktop, Server, Exchange Linux Server, Linux SNMP Mac OSX AIX, Solaris VMWare Printers Mailservers, Email Deliver Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL Website, Synthetic Transaction (webinject.org)(webinject.org) SNMP, SNMP Walk, SNMP Trap Bulk Host Cloning and Import Auto-Discovery and More!
  38. 38. 38 Wizards Rapidly configure monitoring of common devices with just a few clicks
  39. 39. 39 Linux Server Wizard
  40. 40. 40 Linux Wizard (cont...)
  41. 41. 41 Auto-DiscoveryAuto-Discovery
  42. 42. 42 Bulk Host Cloning and ImportBulk Host Cloning and Import Rapidly configure many like hosts using an existing host as a template
  43. 43. 43 Configuration Rollback- 1 up!Configuration Rollback- 1 up! Roll back to previous good configuration Easily export .txt of config snapshots
  44. 44. 44 More! Integrated DB Backend API Easy Multi-Tenancy Nagvis Google Maps integration BPI Nagios Mobile
  45. 45. 45 Learn More www.nagios.org www.nagios.com exchange.nagios.org support.nagios.com/forum
  46. 46. 46 Questions? You may also like: Getting started with Nagios XI, Core, and Fusion Getting Started with Nagios Incident Manager and Nagios Reactor Thanks for joining me today, enjoy the rest of the Conference!
  47. 47. 47 Notes Core reports on status information, but no perf data Core VM can graph perf data

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