sanjay@intuit.my | v1.1Nagios XInagios has just gotten better…
Introduction               • Hybrid enterprise monitoring tool               • Award wining and world’s no. 1             ...
•   Everything web•   Configuration•   Dashboards•   Customization•   Etc..•   Wizards driven•   Guided step by step•   Ma...
•   Database backend•   No more flat file based•   Totally robust, exportable and customizable•   Multi-tenant•   One serv...
Features           • In addition to Nagios, here are some of             the highlights of XI           • Available in all...
•   Dashboards•   Provide information to respective personnel    exactly what matters to them
•   Views•   Like dashboards, except it loads multiple    pages dynamically
•   Multi tenant•   Breakout large teams through a single setup   Helpdesk   Finance    with smaller management groups•   ...
•   Wizards•   Create checks in minutes!•   Build your own (BYO Wizards)
•   Wizard list out of the box•   DHCP, DNS (with query), Radius•   Email•   Environmental monitoring•   Exchange•   Netwo...
•   Auto discovery•   Add hosts in one go•   Check what OS too..•   Schedule adding of new host automatically
•   Configuration Manager•   Get down to details and customize more…•   Done through WebUI•   Import and export functions•...
•   Nagvis•   Visual Nagios•   Monitor what you want, how you want it•   Now! With dynamic charts
•   Operations Map•   Point in time critical information•   Built to mount on walls for easy viewing•   Dynamic updates•  ...
•   User manager•   Create multiple users•   Create different permission for them•   Can be used as contact for notification
•   Built-in reports•   Executive summaries•   Availability•   State history•   Top Alert producers•   Notification report...
•   Everything Nagios•   What you can do with Nagios you can do it    with XI•   Monitor just about anything•   A little u...
Scalability              • Manage centrally multiple servers              • Important when you do tens of                t...
•   Centralization•   Centrally view and manage multiple Nagios    servers (including Nagios Core)•   Decentralized manage...
•   Load distribution•   Use single NagiosXI/NagiosCore backend•   Check thousands of hosts•   Check tens of thousands of ...
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What is Nagios XI and how is it different from Nagios Core

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What is Nagios XI and how is it different from Nagios Core

  1. 1. sanjay@intuit.my | v1.1Nagios XInagios has just gotten better…
  2. 2. Introduction • Hybrid enterprise monitoring tool • Award wining and world’s no. 1 • XI is everything Nagios plus more.. • XI is complete WebUI GUI • XI is personalization & customizable • XI is programmable
  3. 3. • Everything web• Configuration• Dashboards• Customization• Etc..• Wizards driven• Guided step by step• Make your own wizards• Extremely cool UIs• Built-in performance graphs• Dashboards, Reports, Views, Management Web
  4. 4. • Database backend• No more flat file based• Totally robust, exportable and customizable• Multi-tenant• One server, multiple users• Nagvis ready• Setup any type of graphical meaningful dashboard, straight off the bat• Advance dashboard• Personalized, customized and robust dashboards
  5. 5. Features • In addition to Nagios, here are some of the highlights of XI • Available in all versions of XI • Can be further customized to each organizational need
  6. 6. • Dashboards• Provide information to respective personnel exactly what matters to them
  7. 7. • Views• Like dashboards, except it loads multiple pages dynamically
  8. 8. • Multi tenant• Breakout large teams through a single setup Helpdesk Finance with smaller management groups• Create and manage individualized level of views and dashboards IT core IT servers net
  9. 9. • Wizards• Create checks in minutes!• Build your own (BYO Wizards)
  10. 10. • Wizard list out of the box• DHCP, DNS (with query), Radius• Email• Environmental monitoring• Exchange• Network generic devices• LDAP• Linux, Windows, Mac, Solaris• SMTP servers• MySQL, MSSQL, Postgres, Oracle• SNMP – Trap, Walk• Switches/Routers/Firewalls• Raw TCP/IP port• Watchguard• URLs, Web Transaction• VMWare• Printers• Custom ones..(e.g. Wizard for Antivirus checks)
  11. 11. • Auto discovery• Add hosts in one go• Check what OS too..• Schedule adding of new host automatically
  12. 12. • Configuration Manager• Get down to details and customize more…• Done through WebUI• Import and export functions• Bulk operations
  13. 13. • Nagvis• Visual Nagios• Monitor what you want, how you want it• Now! With dynamic charts
  14. 14. • Operations Map• Point in time critical information• Built to mount on walls for easy viewing• Dynamic updates• Customizable with similar concept
  15. 15. • User manager• Create multiple users• Create different permission for them• Can be used as contact for notification
  16. 16. • Built-in reports• Executive summaries• Availability• State history• Top Alert producers• Notification reports• Raw event logs• Nagios bandwidth usage• Capacity planning tool• Reports can be printed, exported and scheduled to run on a periodic basis• Data visualization• Heatmaps, Cloud, Timeline and Replays• Legacy reports (Nagios Core)
  17. 17. • Everything Nagios• What you can do with Nagios you can do it with XI• Monitor just about anything• A little under 2500 readily available free plugins• It can work together with an existing Nagios installation• You can also import config files• You can distribute Nagios to off load XI
  18. 18. Scalability • Manage centrally multiple servers • Important when you do tens of thousands of host and services monitoring? • Scale also based on geographical locations and/or distribute load
  19. 19. • Centralization• Centrally view and manage multiple Nagios servers (including Nagios Core)• Decentralized management if required• Unlimited scalability• Connects via HTTP(s)• Authentication passthru• Runs on existing servers or separately
  20. 20. • Load distribution• Use single NagiosXI/NagiosCore backend• Check thousands of hosts• Check tens of thousands of services• Scale as many servers as you like• Distribute across WAN links
  21. 21. Nagios XInagios has just gotten better… Thanks
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