Nagios keeps an inventory of your entire it infrastructure and ensures your networks, servers, applications, services, and processes are up and running. To monitor windows server with nagios, the nagios monitoring server must be a linux system. When i try to do certain operation from nagios ui, i get error. This article explains various command line options that are available for the nagios command. You will find external commands most useful when writing event handlers for your system, or when writing an external application that interacts with nagios. Creating new command, host and service definitions for monitoring the windows machine create the check command definition. In this guide we will install nagwin on a windows server 2008 r2 host, configure the nagios process by editing the config files, and monitor a windows 2000 machine. Page 1 16 updated july, 2019 nagios xi the industry standard in infrastructure monitoring monitoring windows. Script install nagios client on a remote windows server. Nagios config files for multiple servers linux forum. Typically you would execute service nagios start to start the nagios daemon, which really calls the etcrc.
We build official binaries for windows, mac os x, and. I wrote a check for nagios to tell you the number of users logged in to a machine, as well as the last person logged in. Configure hostgroups for nagios by jack wallen on march 28, 2010 in network last update. The presentation will also cover challenges with other distributed monitoring solutions such as dnx and modgearman and how. Obviously, updating and patching vulnerabilities needs to be done outside of windows update which adds complexity. Once the execution is completed, it will copy the i file to the installed folder. Nagios xi was built to run natively on centos and red hat versions of linux. Fusion 2012 will integrate seamlessly with nagios xi and nagios core 3. A windowsserver host template already created in the. Configure nagios server for monitoring windows machine. Log management software nagios log server download. I notice high snmp service utilization to the point i start running low on memory.
To check where the configuration is stored you can trun the following command. How to monitor windows servers using nagios and nsclient. I have an apache iisibm but no nagios me if this is not recognizing the nsclient program can do it and this is running on a windows server 0 this topic has been locked by an administrator and is no longer open for commenting. November 30, 2012 3 comments if youve been following my nagios articles here on ghacks see easily extend nagios functionality and quickly install nagios on ubuntu for more information you are probably impressed with how powerful nagios is. The nsclient service running on the windows computers runs the command, checks the cpu and returns the result to the nagios server. Dont specify h ftpserver in the service definition since the command already knows which host to check. Nagios fusion 2012 this presentation will cover new features and capabilities in the new 2012 release of nagios fusion a product designed to allow for greater scalability of distributed setups that other methods. Nov 22, 20 add linux host to nagios monitoring server. While it will not install natively on a windows server, you can use our prepackaged vm and install it on a virtual box with a program like vmware player, hyperv or vsphere. Ncpa is written in python and is able to run on almost any operating system. Nsclient is an agent designed originally to work with nagios but has since evolved into a fully fledged monitoring agent which can be used with numerous monitoring tools like icinga, naemon, op5, neteye opsview etc. To make this guide simple and easier, a few of configuration already done for you in the nagios installation. This tutorial describes how to install and configure nagios core on a centos 7 server. As you can see, the nagios servers in the above diagram send a request to the windows computers, asking them to execute a command called checkcpu.
But the configuration can be stored elsewhere as will for instance registry is a great place on windows. How to add windows and linux host to nagios monitoring server. Nagios, the nagios logo, and nagios graphics are the servicemarks, trademarks, or registered trademarks owned by nagios enterprises. How to add windows host to nagios monitoring server tecmint. The former is a free, open source version, and the latter is a commercial version that offers additional features around graphs and reporting, capacity planning and more. You have to enter the display name of the service as it appears in windows service manager. Once admins install and configure this setup, they can create monitors for windows machines with the nagios remote data processor nrdp agent. Add new host and service definitions for windows machine monitoring. How to add remote windows host on nagios server to monitor. Jul 23, 2012 monitoring external servers requires to pass through at least 2 firewalls, on exit from your network and on entrance to the external network.
Nagios log server greatly simplifies the process of searching your log data. It copies the msi and the ini file to the remote computers c drive and then executes it. Run the following commands from the command line on your nagios server. Monitoring windows server 2012 r2 nagios step one youtube. Make sure both work properly, you want to make sure that ping service works for external servers, then look if you are blocking the more specific traffic. This check will check both the number of users logged in to a windows system, as well as the last logged in user. Nagios fusion 2012 is a central dashboard and data aggregation for all of your nagios installations. Monitorando windows server com o nagios core posted by admin on june 4, 20. Mar 28, 2010 configure hostgroups for nagios by jack wallen on march 28, 2010 in network last update. Nagios define service for nrpe command in windows environment.
Theres a specific check buit in nrpe client for windows service. Below is an overview of how to monitor windows server with nagios core. Nagios commands to monitor windows servers eyeblog. External commands are usually sent from event handlers or from the nagios web interface. For space problem if u can copy you service and command config file we can help better. Could not open command file usrlocalnagiosvarrwnagios.
Also, the nagios devs will occasionally pass the buck to python and pyutil when results arent what people expect. System monitoring tool nagios offers a powerful mechanism for receiving events and commands from external applications. You will find external commands most useful when writing event handlers for your system, or when writing an external application that interacts. I just today saw a page with good ideas for check for a windowsexchangesql server. Over time the amount of memory this 32bit service uses keeps increasing until nagios complains and i have to restart the system. Install nagios client on a remote windows server the script will install nagios client to a remote server. Semiofficial git import of nagios, to be removed when nagios migrates to git properly. Perform these steps to monitor windows server with nagios core. See a variety of open source frontends by the community. This list should include the ip address of your nagios server and always the loopback address, 127. The amount of time nrpe will try to execute a given command before it gives up, or times out. If you want more indepth information see the documentation instead. The master branch tracks svn trunk, but might lag a few days behind.
Monitoring windows server 2012 r2 nagios step two youtube. How to install and configure nagios on centos 7 linuxize. Finally, to verify that nagios configuration is free from any errors, run the command. I can monitor successfully by graphical method given in nagios core documentation, but i want to parse its output to some code for further processing. Monitoring microsoft windows backup status from nagios. I have a windows 2012 r2 essentials server that i am monitoring with nagios. Nagwin allows you to run nagios, a popluar moniting software, on windows hosts. Nov 28, 2017 install nagios client on a remote windows server the script will install nagios client to a remote server. It is said that it is the most powerful tools for monitoring. Oct 23, 2019 the nagios monitoring tool comes in two primary versions. Dec 08, 2018 nagios is one of the most popular opensource monitoring systems. The nagios server parses the ok message and reports everything is fine.
Monitoring windows machines nagios core documentation. To monitor windows machines you will need to follow several steps and they are. The nagios monitoring tool comes in two primary versions. Nagios xi was built to run natively on centosrhel, debian, and ubuntu linux. Wojciech kocjan system monitoring tool nagios offers a powerful mechanism for receiving events and commands from external applications. How to add windows host to nagios monitoring server. See some of the awesome features present in the web gui and api, available on any operating system. Precisely speaking, however, it may have a bit different check commands. Monitoring private services or attributes of a windows machine requires that you. Nagios xi is the most powerful it infrastructure monitoring solution on the. Dec 14, 2017 monitoring windows server 2012 r2 nagios step two.1093 355 791 767 358 845 1003 493 302 1203 1288 363 730 66 1575 1263 831 736 137 586 670 518 370 86 117 279 1109 944 1235 365 750 194 1251 107 1310 947 896 482 1488 200 1446 626 416 249 1411 286 1274 306 1070 755