System monitoring

Tom Judge tom at
Fri Oct 20 08:27:40 UTC 2006

riccardo_diago wrote:
> hi all,
> I'm newbie w/ freebsd.
> i'm trying to install freebsd 6.1 to create a server only to monitoring
> the others.
> Anybody has experience with cacti and nagios?
> or if u can suggest me other solution would be great. :-)
> thanks in advance
> Rik
I would highly recommend Nagios,  we have 3 monitoring servers deployed 
on 3 sites monitoring around 1200 services.  Nagios comes with a large 
number of plugins that can be used to monitor most basic services and it 
is very easy to throw together new plugins to monitor anything you want.


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