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SearchOpenSource: Nagios Looking Glass: Getting Started

Feb 06, 2007, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turnbull)

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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..."

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