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Nagios: Central Monitoring

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"This is part two of a three part series on distributed monitoring. You can use passive service and host checks to allow non-central Nagios servers to collect data from a network of machines and then transfer that information to a central Nagios server. The transfer of information is done using NSCA so that the central Nagios server will receive the data from the External Command File interface and process the information as a passive check.

Part One: Passive Checks Course
Part Two: Central Server
Part Three: Regional Server
Nagios Training Course
Nagios Manual

"In fact, in most situations you would disable service checks in nagios.cfg so that the central server can focus on it’s primary task. Edit nagios.cfg and modify these options:


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