Nagios CentOS Remote – Introduction And Pre-Requisites

Nagios CentOS Remote – Introduction And Pre-Requisites

Introduction

Nagios is an open source monitoring solution for network devices and servers.  The following pages of this article explain how to configure a remote CentOS server as a Nagion client for monitoring.

The installation is broken down in to the following steps which are explained in the subsequent sections of this article :-

  1. Installing The Client Components And Dependencies
  2. Configuring The Client Components
  3. Adding The Remote Host To Nagios

Pre-Requisites

In order to install the Nagios client components on to a CentOS 5.5 server the following pre-requisites must be met :-

  • A base installation of CentOS 5.5