Librenix  
(Show all Nagios articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Passive and active checks in Nagios

Up
vote
Down

The author of "Network monitoring with Nagios" suggests a workaround for balancing active and passive checks and explains the impact of service failures.
Increasing the number of passive checks you use instead of active checks will increase the number of devices you can monitor with Nagios. Beyond that, you may need to start looking into using a distributed Nagios implementation. This requires separate Nagios instances communicating with a central Nagios system. It's tough to maintain the configuration files, since each Nagios instance requires its own set, but in the end, it'll do the job.
 read more | mail this link | score:7313 | -janewalker6847, December 8, 2006
More Sysadmin articles...

Gallery Wrapped Abstract Art

admin headlines

Tutorial: Installing Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Ubuntu 13.04

Tutorial: Set up Apache2, mod_fcgid, PHP5 on CentOS 6.2

Uncomplicated FireWall graphical clients

amon.so: Intercept system calls to Harden PHP

Fine-tuning Linux Hardware

Linux Forensics Tools

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin