Nagios XI Documentation

Documentation on using Nagios XI. Documentation is meant to complement the Nagios XI manuals and tutorials.

Understanding And Using Configuration Wizards In Nagios XI

This document describes how to use Configuration Wizards in Nagios XI. This document is intended for use by Nagios Administrators that wish to get a thorough understanding of how Configuration Wizards work in Nagios XI. … Read More

Nagios XI – How To Use Deadpool In Nagios XI

This document will describe how to use the Deadpool feature in Nagios XI. This document is intended for use by Nagios XI Administrators who want XI to automatically remove failed hosts and/or services from the Nagios monitoring configuration. … Read More

Nagios – Ports and Protocols

This document is intended to provide Nagios Network Admins with the ports they need. … Read More

Nagios XI – Best Practices

This document covers various “best practices” which can be applied to your Nagios XI server. It accompanies the presentation from the Nagios World Conference 2015 by Troy Lea. This document is intended for use by Nagios XI Administrators as a … Read More

Nagios XI – Understanding The User Macros Component

This document describes how to use the User Macros component in Nagios XI. The component exposes the user and system macros available in Nagios Core to multiple areas of Nagios XI, allowing for more flexible configurations. This document is intended … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

How To Monitor Apache ActiveMQ With Nagios XI

This document describes how to use custom Apache ActiveMQ plugins and checks to monitor your Apache ActiveMQ server with Nagios XI. Specifically, this document shows you how to set up Nagios XI to get up to date information on how … Read More

Nagios XI – Understanding User Macros

This document describes how to implement and use user macros in a working environment. This is useful for users who want to obfuscate sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, etc. User macros are helpful in specifying paths to plugins and … Read More