Nagios - V Shell

V-Shell is a lightweight web interface to Nagios Core written in PHP. It is easy to install and use and it is an alternative to Nagios output. The frontend of VShell is on AngularJs, hence the design is responsive and modern. It provides Quicksearch functionality and RESTful API powered by CodeIgniter.

Nagios VShell is compatible with Nagios XI and Nagios Core 3.x. It requires php 5.3 or higher, php-cli and apache installed in the system. Let us see how to install Nagios VShell.

Step 1 − Go to tmp directory and download the vshell tar file.

cd /tmp
tar file

Step 2 − Extract the tar file.

tar zxf vshell.tar.gz

Step 3 − Go to vshell directory and give executable permission to install.php file. Finally, run the install script.

cd vshell
chmod +x install.php
install script

Step 4 − Now go to in your browser, login with nagiosadmin and your Vshell will appear.

nagios admin