Environment Monitoring with Nagios Arun Ramanathan Esensors Inc [email_address]
Agenda <ul><li>Environment Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partial List of Sensors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methods of ...
Environment Monitoring
Partial List of Sensor 2011 <ul><li>Temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Illumination </li></ul><ul><l...
Methods of Data Acquisition <ul><li>Wired </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serial  RS232 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USB  </li></ul></...
Esensors Products
Websensor Product Family 2011 <ul><li>Measured Parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></...
Power Meter Product Family 2011 <ul><li>Measured Parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Voltage  </li></ul><ul><li>Current  </li></u...
Application with Nagios
System Architecture 2011 Sensing  Element Signal  Conditioning Microcontroller Unit Ethernet / Wi-fi Module Hardware Archi...
Applications 2011 Nagios Server PM21: Monitors Power to UPS EM08F:Monitors  Office Room  Humidity & Temperature EM01B: Mon...
Application  –  Simplified Plugin Execution 2011 Start Write To Socket Read Host Data, Time Read <Host IP> <Sensor> <Limit...
Application  –  Config File Definitions 2011 define host{    use powermeter-host  host_name  powermeter1   alias  powermet...
Application  –  Nagios Host List 2011
Advantages 2011 <ul><li>Integrates into your existing network & Nagios server </li></ul><ul><li>Extends the monitoring cap...
Future Goals 2011 <ul><li>Integration of HVAC, fire, security and other building services </li></ul><ul><li>Deploy Smart S...
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Nagios Conference 2011 - Arun Ramanathan - Environment Monitoring With Nagios

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Arun Ramanathans presentation on environmental monitoring with Nagios. The presentation was given during the Nagios World Conference North America held Sept 27-29th, 2011 in Saint Paul, MN. For more information on the conference (including photos and videos), visit:

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Nagios Conference 2011 - Arun Ramanathan - Environment Monitoring With Nagios

  1. 1. Environment Monitoring with Nagios Arun Ramanathan Esensors Inc [email_address]
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Environment Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partial List of Sensors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methods of Data Acquisition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Esensors Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Websensor family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power meter family </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application with Nagios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Goals </li></ul></ul>2011
  3. 3. Environment Monitoring
  4. 4. Partial List of Sensor 2011 <ul><li>Temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Illumination </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Air Quality /Gas </li></ul><ul><li>Level & Leak </li></ul><ul><li>Position/Proximity </li></ul><ul><li>Acoustic/Ultrasound </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure </li></ul>Frequently Used Moderately Used Rarely Used Application in a Corporate Environment ( IT Sector )
  5. 5. Methods of Data Acquisition <ul><li>Wired </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serial RS232 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethernet IEEE802.3 (10BaseT & 100BaseT) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wireless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subnetwork access protocol SNAP 433 MHz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ZigBee 802.15.4 standard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6loWPAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bluetooth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi 802.11 standard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cellular Network ( GSM/CDMA ) </li></ul></ul>2011
  6. 6. Esensors Products
  7. 7. Websensor Product Family 2011 <ul><li>Measured Parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Illumination </li></ul><ul><li>Add-on Modules </li></ul><ul><li>Thermistor </li></ul><ul><li>Battery Voltage </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Closure </li></ul><ul><li>Water Flooding </li></ul>EM08 & EM01b Websensor
  8. 8. Power Meter Product Family 2011 <ul><li>Measured Parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Voltage </li></ul><ul><li>Current </li></ul><ul><li>True Power </li></ul><ul><li>Power Factor </li></ul><ul><li>Apparent Power </li></ul><ul><li>Reactive Power </li></ul><ul><li>Harmonic Power </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Consumption </li></ul>PM21 & PM31 Power meter
  9. 9. Application with Nagios
  10. 10. System Architecture 2011 Sensing Element Signal Conditioning Microcontroller Unit Ethernet / Wi-fi Module Hardware Architecture Ethernet Wi-fi ARP ICMP IP TCP UDP HTTP, SNMP, DHCP, SMTP Software Architecture HTTP Request HTTP Response Microcontroller Unit Nagios Server
  11. 11. Applications 2011 Nagios Server PM21: Monitors Power to UPS EM08F:Monitors Office Room Humidity & Temperature EM01B: Monitors to Server Room Lighting, Temperature & Humidity PM21: Controls Office Lighting AQM: Monitors HVAC Ducts for CO2 / O2 ES11: Monitors Water Flooding
  12. 12. Application – Simplified Plugin Execution 2011 Start Write To Socket Read Host Data, Time Read <Host IP> <Sensor> <Limits> Threshold Violation Process Data Status OK Send Alert YES NO Write To Socket Relay Control Turn Relay OFF Turn Relay ON Stop PM21 Plugin Architecture Path: /---/nagios/libexec/check_pm21
  13. 13. Application – Config File Definitions 2011 define host{ use powermeter-host host_name powermeter1 alias powermeter1 address 192.168.1.107 contact_groups powermeter-admins } HOST Definition: /---/nagios/etc/ powermeters.cfg define service{ use powermeter-service hostgroup_name Powermeters service_description PM21 True Power check_command check_PM21_ptrue!100!500! 20!1000 } Service Definition & Thresholds: /---/nagios/etc/ powermeters.cfg define command{ command_name check_PM21_ptrue command_line $USER1$/check_pm21 $HOSTADDRESS$ A $ARG1$ $ARG2$ $ARG3$ $ARG4$ } Command Definition : /---/nagios/etc/ esensors.cfg
  14. 14. Application – Nagios Host List 2011
  15. 15. Advantages 2011 <ul><li>Integrates into your existing network & Nagios server </li></ul><ul><li>Extends the monitoring capability to Nagios </li></ul><ul><li>Helps maintain a healthy office environment </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents server crash due to external factors than cant be detected by the sensors in Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Monitors voltage fluctuation that can affect sensitive equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Optimize your organization’s energy demands </li></ul><ul><li>Enables Remote monitoring </li></ul>
  16. 16. Future Goals 2011 <ul><li>Integration of HVAC, fire, security and other building services </li></ul><ul><li>Deploy Smart Sensors in corporate & home environment to optimize energy consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor resource utilization and provide statistical data to improve budget management </li></ul>
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