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Nagios, 2nd Edition by Wolfgang Barth

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17.2 The Database Interface

As a concrete and practically-oriented application of the event broker concept, the Nagios data object utilities, or NDOUtils, save all configuration and event data to a database. In order to be able to make use of the database, further applications are required. For Nagios 4.x, this will in all probability be a newly designed, PHP-based Web interface. Whether this Nagios version will immediately manage all the configuration data in the database was still a matter of speculation at press time (when Nagios 3.0 was not quite finished).

For the database, the NDOUtils currently support only MySQL; the use of PostgreSQL is planned, but is not yet implemented in version 1.4, introduced here.

Since the NDOUtils addons provide ...

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