Tag Archive for 'service check'

Ping is just another four letter word, like fail or fake, unless properly deployed.

I am building out a Nagios system to replace traditional system monitoring tools within my enterprise. Traditional system monitoring tools consisted of scripts to check file system size and up-time. Fping was used to ping all the hosts within the enterprise. Fping is very efficient and effective for host discovery; however, you want to move away from the “ping” command.
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Nagios: Setting up the NSCA addon for passive checks

The ability to set up passive checks within the enterprise is very important. You may have remote hosts with low network bandwidth, but high processing ability. You may also find your Nagios host is becoming over whelmed with the number of checks and services to be performed. Nagios’ passive checks will enable you to manage your enterprise’s hardware and software strengths and weaknesses.
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