Open Source / Low Cost NMS for Server Hardware / Application Monitoring

Winn Johnston WJohnston at induscorp.com
Thu Jul 23 12:40:39 CDT 2009


+1 / what he said

I used it at the DNC worked like a charm!

Winn Johnston
Linux Systems Administrator
703 380 8666
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From: Charles Wyble [charles at thewybles.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:33 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Open Source / Low Cost NMS for Server Hardware / Application       Monitoring

> I would disagree; nagios is not limited to small systems... We're
> currently monitoring about 8500 services on 2834 routers with nagios
> quite successfully and have been doing so for nearly a decade now -- we
> started with Netsaint. With custom scripts receiving data from our
> inventory management system, Nagios config generation for 99% of the
> hosts is completely automated with only a handful of special cases that
> are hand-modified as needed. Our investment, both in initial/ongoing
> man-hours, hardware, etc is minimal so our ROI is decent too ;)
>
> --
> Marc
>


+1 / what he said

I auto generate my nagios configs from an in house asset management
system as well. It works great. Monitoring over 1k devices. We built a
custom reporting system around nagios as well.


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