Nagios Core

Nagios is an open source computer system monitor, network monitoring and infrastructure monitoring software application. Designed for scalability and flexibility, Nagios is designed to make IT monitoring simple, while retaining the powerful attributes of its enterprise-class foundation blocks. Nagios offers monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services. Nagios Supports alerts and escalation. Built on Open Source Nagios is both scalable and flexible and can be integrated with any applications, networks and systems. Ensures all systems outage and performance issues are monitored and detected and escalated to the right support engineers as and went it happens. Nagios allows you to detect and respond to issues before they affects the end users. Nagios is available in two variation, Nagios Core and Nagios XI. Nagios Core is completely free while Nagios XI is built on Nagios core with additional features. Xeo can help you implement and manage in an enterprise setup.

Nagios Core Features 

  • Capabilities to monitor applications, services, operating systems, network protocols, system metrics and infrastructure components with a single tool
  • Powerful script APIs allow easy monitoring of in-house and custom applications, services, and systems
  • Centralized view of entire monitored IT infrastructure
  • Detailed status information available through web interface
  • Fast detection of infrastructure outages or performance related issues
  • Alerts can be delivered to technical staff via email or SMS
  • with Nagios escalation matrix different group of support team can be notified until notification is acknowledged
  • Alert acknowledgments provide communication on known issues and problem response
  • Event handlers allow automatic restart of failed applications and services
  • Trending and capacity planning addons ensure you’re aware of aging infrastructure
  • Scheduled downtime allows for alert suppression during infrastructure upgrades
  • Availability reports ensure SLAs are being met
  • Historical reports provide record of alerts, notifications, outages, and alert response
  • Third-party addons extend reporting capabilities
  • Multi-user access to web interface allows stake holders to view infrastructure status
  • User-specific views ensures clients see only their infrastructure components
  • Integration with in-house and third-party applications is easy with multiple APIs
  • Hundreds of community-developed addons extend core Nagios functionality
  • Over 10 years of active development
  • Scales to monitor thousands of nodes
  • Failover capabilities ensure non-stop monitoring of critical IT infrastructure components
  • Multiple awards, media coverage and recognition prove Nagios’ value
  • An estimated 1 million+ users worldwide
  • Active community mailing lists provide free support
  • Hundreds of community-developed addons extend Nagios’ core functionality
  • Open Source Software
  • Full access to source code
  • Released under the GPL license

Nagios XI

A powerful GUI provides for customization of layout, design, and preferences on a per-user basis, giving your team the  flexibility they want. Dynamic content updates with AJAX technology provide real-time information on the latest status of monitored  infrastructure elements.
Automated, integrated trending and capacity planning graphs allow organizations to plan for  infrastructure upgrades before outdated systems catch them by surprise. Graphs are automatically created when you configure XI to monitor a  new infrastructure element. RRD-based graphing technology provides efficient data storage over time.
Powerful dashboards provide at-a-glance access to powerful monitoring information and third-party data. Dashlets provide users with the ability to customize their dashboards with the data they find most useful.
Provide users with quick access to the information they find most useful. On-screen rotation of views ensures your team always gets the critical information it needs with a quick glance at the monitor.
An integrated web-based configuration interface lets admins hand out control of managing monitoring configuration, system settings, and more to other users and team members easily.
Configuration wizards guide users through the process of monitoring new devices, services, and applications – all without having to understand complex monitoring ideas or modify low-level configuration files. Ability to build and deploy custom wizards allows organizations to tailor XI to meet internal and external user requirements Advanced Configuration Manager: An advanced web configuration interface to Nagios Core allows administrators complete control over the monitoring engine configuration. Import capabilities provide for migration from legacy Nagios Core configuration files.
Simplifies your management of the XI system by allowing you to mange user accounts easily. Provision new user accounts with a few clicks and users automatically receive an email with their login credentials.
Users can  manage how they’d like to receive notifications, what they’d like to receive notifications for, and what type of information the notification messages should contain
Built on proven Open Source components, Nagios XI’s capabilities can easily be extended to meet your organization’s needs. Hundreds of community-developed addons and monitoring scripts are available to extend XI’s core functionality.