Tag Archive for 'rpm'

Nagios: rpms required for sles10 installation

Suse Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is an enterprise grade server operating system. The open source equivalent is Opensuse. Novell has moved SLES further into the business server OS class after their acquisition of the operating system. Novell also formed a strategic partnership with Microsoft a couple of years ago.
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Nagios: Anatomy of an RPM using NRPE and the packaged nrpe.spec

This article will deal with the anatomy of a RPM. Building an RPM is not hard. However, configuring the RPM for you environment can be confusing. RPMs enable the system administrator and more importantly, the organization, to painlessly deploy and upgrade packages that are custom created for the environment. RPMs file nicely into any enterprises SDLC and can be initiated through Change Management.

Understanding how to work with a spec file and RPM is valuable information for any Systems Administrator working in a Linux environment. Here is a link to the full article: Nagios: Anatomy of an RPM using NRPE and the packaged nrpe.spec

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Nagios: How RPMs provide compliance to the SDLC

Nagios is an enterprise grade host and service monitoring application if properly deployed. Compiling Nagios from a tar file does not meet enterprise standards. Enterprise standards require adherence to the software development life cycle (SDLC). The method for deploying Nagios to adhere to the SDLC is through RedHat package manager (RPM).

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