Network Monitoring Application Help, What do you use?
dave.list at pixelhammer.com
Wed Nov 15 21:34:26 UTC 2006
Bill Moran wrote:
> In response to Sean Murphy <smurphy at calarts.edu>:
>> I was looking into a Network/Server monitoring application that would do
>> the following
>> Must have features
>> email/page/sms if one of the rules fail
>> has the ability to of course ping the device, ssh into or have someway
>> of checking if a daemon is running.
>> Optional but nice features
>> reporting statistics and system status (web based)
The statistics are already there in the Nagios web interface.
>> restart a failed daemon
Could be done with an event handler maybe.
>> syslog parsing
>> remote administration
It's web interface can be used as remotely as you deem secure. We use a
VPN (I work remotely).
> Nagios is a popular choice for this. It has a gazillion different types
> of checks it can do, but it doesn't do all your nice to haves.
Nagios can also be very heavily modified with custom plugins. Certainly
worth looking into. There is a site dedicated to custom plugins at
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