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Nagios Monitoring & Management


Nagios is a popular open source monitoring solution which evolved from the NetSaint network monitoring project. Hyperic includes a specialized plugin which is capable of providing a seamless migration of an entire Nagios environment by providing full support for Nagios plugins. Hyperic customers have successfully transitioned from Nagios to Hyperic's deeper management capabilities and easier deployment. Many have identified Nagios' complex and time consuming setup and limited features as a main reason to migrate their management solution to Hyperic.

Customers can easily leverage their Nagios investment through Hyperic's automatic discovery and integration of entire Nagios environments. The Nagios integration capability in Hyperic collects response code from Nagios invocations as well as any text based output that a Nagios plugin would report. This gives administrators the confidence that the work put into configuring Nagios will be leveraged and complimented by Hyperic.

For more information, please visit our HyperFORGE Nagios plugin page.

Additional Details

Auto-Discover your hardware and Nagios servers
Monitor every metric, log, and configuration for all Nagios resources in your inventory
Identify problem resources with automatic baselines for every metric
Control all your Nagios resources on-demand, on schedule, or in response to alerts
Alert on any measurement, log, or security event in your Nagios environment

System Supported Versions

  • Nagios
  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • HPUX
  • AIX
  • MacOSX
  • FreeBSD
  • OpenBSD
  • NetBSD
  • Win32

System Monitoring Specification

General Server Metrics
  • Availability
Nagios Plugin Metrics
  • Availability
  • Return Code
  • Execution Time
  • Result Value