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Solaris 10: how to build and install Nagios Core as a service

For the few who have never heard of Nagios, it is one of the most used monitoring software, completely open source and under active development. It can watch events happening on both hosts (supporting a broad range of operating systems) and network devices, alerting users when a resource, a service or an application fails and also when its functionality is restored. 2,581 more words


Nagios upgrade 3.x to 4.x

It is recommended to keep your nagios server up-to-date. Below steps explain how to upgrade your existing nagios core.

Let’s assume your current nagios core release is 3.5.1 and you want to upgrade to 4.0.8 release. 150 more words


Nagios: Starting NSClient++ service fails with the error 'NSClient++ (x64) is not a valid Win32 application.'

I was recently investigating an issue where the Nagios monitoring agent (NSClient++) service failed to start with the following error message:

The NSClient++ (x64) service failed to start due to the following error:

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ScienceLogic lands $43M to monitor the hybrid cloud

IT monitoring-specialist ScienceLogic just landed $43 million in a Series D funding round, which will give it more resources as it continues to advocate for the… 327 more words

New DNS entries added while joining a Windows domain

Beware of rejoining a Linux server to a Windows domain.
After restarting winbind service and rejoining a server running RHEL 6.6 within a Windows domain, the monitoring of this server and its services started to be a real mess, sending false alerts. 64 more words


#HowTo: Setup #Nagios

How to install nags (version 3) in a Debian server and the nrpe client.

Server side

apt-get install -y nagios3 nagios-nrpe-plugin

usermod -a -G nagios www-data…

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Solaris 10: how to install and configure a SNMP trap translator daemon

We started this journey about SNMP traps installing a SNMP Trap Handler, which is part of Net-SNMP package, in my previous post. Now, the last tile of this processing chain is a… 1,648 more words