How to Install the Nagios Plugins on CentOS Linux

April 8, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Nagios Plugins for CentOS Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Nagios 4 Plugins on CentOS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

The Nagios Plugins allow you to monitor hosts, devices, services, protocols, and applications with Nagios.

Furthermore, the Nagios Workflow Management Features are:

  • Monitoring: IT staff configure Nagios to monitor critical IT infrastructure components
  • Alerting: Nagios sends alerts when critical infrastructure components fail and recover
  • Response: IT staff can acknowledge alerts and begin resolving outages and investigating security alerts immediately
  • Reporting: Reports provide a historical record of outages, events, notifications, and alert response for later review
  • Maintenance: Scheduled downtime prevents alerts during scheduled maintenance and upgrade windows
  • Planning: Trending and capacity planning graphs and reports allow you to identify necessary infrastructure upgrades before failures occur.
Nagios Quick-Start on CentOS Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing Nagios Plugins on CentOS Linux -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. How to Install Nagios Core for CentOS:

    Nagios Core Installation
  3. Download Latest Nagios Plugins Linux Source:

    Nagios Plugins tar.gz Archive
  4. Extracting Nagios Plugins

    Getting-Started with Nagios Plugins for CentOS Linux - Extracting Nagios

    Or from Command Line:

    tar zxvf ~/Downloads/nagios-plugins*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  5. Compiling and Installing Nagios Plugins on CentOS

    cd /tmp/nagios-plugins*
    ./configure --with-nagios-user=nagios --with-nagios-group=nagios
    sudo make install

Nagios 4 Quick-Start on CentOS Linux - Nagios Web Interface

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