Nagios XI Documentation

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

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 – 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 … 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

Nagios XI – How to Monitor Apache Cassandra Distributed Databases

This document describes how to configure Nagios® XI™ to monitor Apache Cassandra distributed database implementations in order to ensure that data, as well as the hardware housing it, is operating properly. This document is intended for use by Nagios XI … Read More

Nagios XI – Log Locations and Descriptions

This document describes the Nagios Core, Nagios XI, and system logs on a Nagios XI server, including the locations and a brief descriptions of their potential contents and diagnostic uses. This document is intended for use by Nagios XI Administrators … Read More

How To Monitor Website Defacement With Nagios XI

This document describes how use the Website Defacement Wizard to monitor your websites for defacement, modification and malicious insertions with Nagios® XI™. The Website Defacement Wizard provides an automated method for monitoring your website for defacement, and notifies you when … Read More