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IT Management Linux News for Nov 22, 2008

  • Install and Configure Cacti Monitoring Tool in Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) Server (2008-11-22 22:03:12)
    Ubuntu Geek: "Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices."

  • Passive Checks and NSCA (Nagios Service Check Acceptor) (2008-11-22 04:33:12)
    Packt: "Nagios also offers a tool for sending passive check results for hosts and services over a network. It is called NSCA (Nagios Service Check Acceptor). It can be used to send results from one Nagios instance to another. It can also be used by third-party applications running on different machines to send passive check results to a central Nagios server."