Server Monitoring With Icinga On Ubuntu 11.10
Apr 03, 2012, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system
which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network
resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates
performance data for reporting. It is a fork of Nagios. This
tutorial explains how to install Icinga on an Ubuntu 11.10 server
to monitor this server and another Ubuntu 11.10 server.
"1 Preliminary Note: In this tutorial I use the following
"server1.example.com (IP: 192.168.0.100): Icinga server; this
server has Apache, MySQL, Postfix, and Courier-IMAP/-POP3 installed
that I want to monitor. I have a virtual host named www.example.com
on this server.
"server2.example.com (IP: 192.168.0.101): Icinga client; this
server has Apache, MySQL, Postfix, and Dovecot-IMAP/-POP3 installed
that I want to monitor.
"Because we will run all the steps from this tutorial with root
privileges, we can either prepend all commands in this tutorial
with the string sudo, or we become root right now by typing..."