Monday, March 8, 2010

In pursuit of a monitoring solution for CentOS Linux: Part II - The Winners

This is an update to my earlier post: In pursuit of a monitoring solution for CentOS Linux

Based on some testing for the past couple weeks, the winner, or rather winners turned out to be Nagios and Zabbix.

Nagios was a great monitoring solution and was highly customizable and the plugins were simple to modify.

Zabbix is a lot more complex, but offers very nifty graphs for analysis. Graphs are always good ;)

Future posts will have the Nagios and Zabbix installation instructions for CentOS5.x - both the Client and the Server.

-n

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