Home
Nagios Log Server Now Available - Download Now

Search the Library

Library Login



Contact Us

Email: sales@nagios.com
US: 1-888-NAGIOS-1
Nagios Library

Welcome to the Nagios Library

The Nagios Library serves as a central knowledge place for tutorials, videos, tech tips, and best practice information on Nagios.

Member-Only Content Sections

Access to some portions of the Nagios Library content is granted only to current Nagios customers. You'll gain access to member-only material when you purchase commercial Nagios products and services.

Library Content Quick Links:

Direct links to commonly accessed materials are listed below:


Registered Wrapper

Latest Library Content

  • Installing Nagios XI In An Offline Environment

    The purpose of this documentation is to provide a guide for installing Nagios XI in an offline environment.  The procedure in this document is currently in BETA phase, we do not guarantee these for production at this point, as we are still doing some final internal testing.

    This guide is directed towards Nagios XI administrators interested in installing Nagios XI onto systems potentially isolated from the internet or with other internal access only restrictions. This procedure is NOT intended to upgrade a system that was originally installed online or started as a pre-created VM and then moved offline.


  • Nagios XI - How to Change Default Passwords

    The purpose of this document is to provide a guide on changing the default passwords for an existing Nagios XI installation to ensure a safe and secure monitoring environment. This includes changing the passwords for the Linux root user, and users the Nagios XI software uses to access the MySQL and Postgres databases.

    This guide is directed towards Nagios XI administrators interested in changing the default passwords for the local root account, MySQL accounts, and Postgres accounts for a secure Nagios monitoring server.


  • Nagios Core - Installing on Centos 7

    This document describes how to install Nagios Core 4.1.1 and Nagios Plugins 2.1.1 on Centos 7 minimal.

    This document is intended for use by anyone who wishes to install Nagios Core on a Centos 7 minimal machine.

  • Nagios - Writing a Custom Worker

    This document describes the high-level steps for writing a custom Nagios Core 4 worker. Nagios Core workers are a new concept to Nagios Core 4 and there may be a situation when you would want to write a worker to preform a specialized tasks.

    This document is intended for use by Nagios Core and Nagios XI Administrators who want to extend the functionality of Nagios Core by writing custom workers.

  • Nagios XI – How To Update check_wmi_plus.pl

    This document describes how to how to upgrade the version of check_wmi_plus.pl plug-in.

    This document is intended for use by Nagios XI Administrators and maintainers who would like to update their current version of the check_wmi_plus.pl This process has been tested on CentOS 5.11, CentOS 6.6 and CentOS 7.0.1406. The process and commands used here should work on similar versions of Red Hat OS.

  • Nagios XI - Configuring Core Contacts to Use XI's phpmailer SMTP Settings

    This document describes how to configure non-XI user (Core) contacts to use the SMTP phpmailer settings from the email management interface.

    This document is intended for use by Nagios XI Administrators who wish to configure Core contacts to use the XI email configuration (including SMTP relay settings) without the (previously) required link to an XI user.

  • Nagios Certified Administrator - Core - Exam Prep Guide

    This 160-page guide is designed to prepare the reader for the Nagios Certified Administrator - Core certification exam. The guide covers aspects of installing and managing Nagios Core on a daily basis. More information on Nagios certification is available at http://www.nagios.com/services/certification

    Note: This guide is only available to customers who have purchased a self-paced training subscription.

  • Installing Nagios Core From Source

    This documentation describes how to install Nagios Core from source on CentOS, Ubuntu, and RHEL.

     

  • Nagios Certified Professional - Core - Exam Prep Guide

    This 150-page guide is designed to prepare the reader for the Nagios Certified Professional - Core certification exam. The guide covers aspects of understanding Nagios Core and using its features and functionality on a daily basis. More information on Nagios certification is available at http://www.nagios.com/services/certification

    Note: This guide is only available to customers who have purchased a self-paced training subscription.

  • Passive Monitoring with NRDS

    Nagios Remote Data Sender, or NRDS is a component installed on a Nagios XI server that allows the administrator to create and manage configurations and plugins to be deployed with a passive agent that can be installed on a variety of operating systems.  The passive agents downloads the current configuration and the required plugin from the Nagios XI server and run the checks and posting the results to the XI server.