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Definitive Nagios for engineers  |    A 2 day   hands on   training course

Definitive Nagios training course description

Nagios is an open source application designed to provide system and network monitoring. This hands on course gives a comprehensive coverage of using Nagios to provide monitoring of Linux, Windows and network devices. The course is based on Nagios core but contact us if you would like Nagios XI.

What will you learn
  • Install Nagios.
  • Configure Nagios.
  • Monitor Windows, Linux and Cisco (and other network equipment) using Nagios.
  • Configure notifications
Definitive Nagios training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Technical staff working with Nagios.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 2 days

  • Dates & prices
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Definitive Nagios for engineers

  • Nagios architecture
  • Downloading Nagios, Installing Nagios, Nagios core, plugins, frontends, addons. Nagios XI. Nagios Fusion.
    Hands on Installing Nagios.

  • Getting started with Nagios
  • Nagios files, nagios.cfg, minimal.cfg. Starting and stopping Nagios.
    Hands on Controlling Nagios.

  • Using Nagios
  • Nagios web interface. Maps, Hosts, host groups, services, service groups, problems. Reports. Configuration.
    Hands on Using the web interface.

  • Monitoring Linux systems
  • SSH, NRPE.
    Hands on Monitoring Linux system health.

  • Monitoring Windows systems
  • Installing NSClient++, Configuring NSClient++, check_nt plugin, monitoring uptime, CPU, memory, disks, services, processes.
    Hands on Monitoring Windows system health.

  • Monitoring network devices
  • SNMP architecture, MIBs. Polling.
    Hands on Configuring Nagios for SNMP.

  • Agents
  • Configuring Cisco devices for SNMP support, communities, traps, syslog.
    Hands on Monitoring network devices.

  • Nagios alerts and notifications
  • SNMP traps. Email notifications, SMS alerts other messaging

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

A. S. - Companies House

"Interesting course, met required needs for our Nagios solution."

S. K.- CSC

"Excellent course for a good grounding in Nagios."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.