Nagios is an open-source monitoring tool, which allows you to keep an eye on your servers and network infrastructures, and also it notifies you when there is network downtime. If you own a Linux machine, you can install Nagios by following these simple steps:
- Update your system and install all the required packages
- Once done, set up your user account in Nagios by providing a password
- After doing away with these preliminary step, it is now time to install the core Nagios service on your system
- Configure Apache authentication after you are done with installing Nagios service modules
- Now, install all Nagios plugins
- Finally, after you are done with installing Nagios plugins, verify your installation by checking the configuration file
- Now, launch the web browser to access Nagios
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