SearchOpenSource: Nagios Looking Glass: Getting Started
Feb 06, 2007, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"With the Nagios Looking Glass (NLG) tool, developer Andy
Shellam has tried to resolve a common problem for network
administrators running Nagios. What happens if you want to provide
access to up-to-date information from Nagios without giving users
access to the full Nagios console? Providing read-only access to
the Nagios console can be complicated, and can occasionally require
network re-structuring or can even pose a security risk.
"NLG is designed to fix those issues by taking a feed from
Nagios status data via an HTTP connection and displaying it on a
public Web server..."