Nagios XI Tutorials

Video tutorials that help you get up and running with Nagios XI. Tutorial videos are meant to complement the Nagios XI manuals and documentation.

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 … Read More

Nagios Remote Data Sender (NRDS) Tutorial

This video tutorial demonstrates Nagios Remote Data Sender, or NRDS. 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 … Read More

NagVis Tutorial

This video tutorial demonstrates NagVis – an optional mapping addon for Nagios Core and Nagios XI.

XI Views Tutorial

This video tutorial demonstrates Nagios XI views, what they are used for, and how they can be managed. Views are designed to provide individual users with quick access to Nagios XI pages and external websites they find useful.

Understanding And Using XI Views

This video tutorial demonstrates Nagios XI views, what they are used for, and how they can be managed. Views are designed to provide individual users with quick access to Nagios XI pages and external websites they find useful. Understanding And … Read More

Changing the XI Virtual Machine Network Configuration

By default the Nagios XI virtual machine is set to obtain an IP address via DHCP.  If you need to use a static IP, or change the DNS name for the machine, you’ll need to run a special configuration tool. … Read More

Using the Virtual Machine With VMware ESX

If you’d like to run the Nagios XI virtual machine under VMware ESX, you’ll need to convert the machine image. This quick video tutorial takes you through the necessary steps to get up and running.

Nagios XI Intro – Ten Minute Crash Course

A ten minute intro to Nagios XI that gives you a glance at some of the major features currently implemented.

Nagios XI Web Interface Setup Guide

A video tutorial that takes you through the initial setup steps in the Nagios XI web interface. Once you get the virtual machine up and running (and the system passwords reset), these are the first steps you should take.

Changing the Cacti Admin Password

A video tutorial that shows you how to login to Cacti and change the admin password. NOTE: As of Nagios 2009R1.1 release, Cacti is no longer pre-configured on the XI virtual machine.