How-to Install Nagios Web Frontend on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

January 16th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Nagios Web Frontend Quickstart for Mac OS X



The Unix Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Nagios Monitoring with the Web Frontend on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Unix/BSD.

Here it’s Assumed that the Apple’s Build-in Apache WebServer and PHP is Used, so If Not then Adapt consequently the Commands…

Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.

Nagios Web Frontend QuickStart on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite - Featured
  1. How-to Install Nagios on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite:

    Nagion Installation Mac
  2. Starting the Apache WebServer:

    sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.httpd.plist
  3. Enable the Apache PHP Module:

    sudo nano /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf

    Uncomment:

    LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/libphp5.so

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano :)

  4. Symlink the sample config:

    sudo ln -sf /usr/local/homebrew/Cellar/nagios/4.0.6/share/nagios.conf /etc/apache2/other/
  5. Create the nagiosadmin Account with Pass:

    sudo htpasswd -cs /usr/local/homebrew/etc/nagios/htpasswd.users nagiosadmin

    Set the Admin Password.

  6. Restart Apache WebServer:

    sudo apachectl restart

  7. Log-in into the Nagios Monitoring Web Interface

    http://localhost/nagios

    Insert ‘nagiosadmin’ and the Pass!

Installing Nagios Web Interface on Mac OS X - Nagios Web Interface

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