Nagios - Applications

Nagios can be applicable to a wide range of applications. They are given here −

  • Monitor host resources such as disk space, system logs etc.

  • Monitor network resources – http, ftp, smtp, ssh etc.

  • Monitor log files continuously to identify infra-issue.

  • Monitor windows/linux/unix/web applications and its state.

  • Nagios Remote Plugin Executer (NRPE) can monitor services remotely.

  • Run service checks in parallel.

  • SSH or SSL tunnels can also be used for remote monitoring.

  • Send alerts/notifications

  • via email, sms, pager of any issue on infrastructure

  • Recommending when to upgrade the IT infrastructure.