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Icinga Network Monitoring by Viranch Mehta

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Chapter 4. Monitoring Infrastructure, Network Services, and System Health

In this chapter, we will look into common system health check techniques (private services) for Windows and Linux servers and network devices, along with their configuration, and setting parent-child relationships between Icinga hosts and services.

The nagios-plugins package provides many check plugins for checking many common things. More plugins can be found online for specific use cases. Nagios Exchange (http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Plugins) and MonitoringExchange (http://www.monitoringexchange.org/) are some of the very resourceful sources for useful plugins. Some plugins are even provided as distribution packages. It is required to install the nagios-plugins ...

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