Friday, September 2, 2011

Beautifying Nagios

Nagios is a popular open source computer system and network monitoring software application. It watches hosts and services, alerting users when things go wrong and again when they get better. Nagios, originally created under the name NetSaint, was written and is currently maintained by Ethan Galstad, along with a group of developers actively maintaining both official and unofficial plugins. Nagios was originally designed to run under Linux, but also runs well on other Unix variants. There is lot of plugins available in nagios for various purposes. But so far nothing found to beautify nagios from traditional look. Now there is a beautiful theme available
to beautify the nagios. This will give you a new look for your monitoring master.

You have installed and setup Nagios for your network.
You are the Nagios Administrator.

[nagios@server]# wget 

[nagios@server]# tar zxvf nagios-nuvola-1.0.3.tar_.gz

[nagios@server]# cp -a nuvola/html/* /usr/share/nagios3/htdocs/

[nagios@server]# cp -a nuvola/html/stylesheets/* /etc/nagios3/stylesheets/.

Reload Nagios

[nagios@server]#/usr/local/nagios/bin/nagios -v /usr/local/nagios/etc/nagios.cfg
[nagios@server]# /etc/init.d/nagios reload

Check out......How beautiful ........

ScreenShots of my Nagios server after Makeup