Getting Started with Nagios XI
Shamas Demoret
Introduction & Agenda
Nagios XI/ Nagios Core
Multi-tenancy
Extensibility – Components, Dashlets, MIBs, Plugins, Config ...
Nagios Core/ Nagios XI
Nagios Core:
Comprehensive Monitoring and Alerting
Basic Web Display
Flat-text CLI Configuratio...
XI:Multitenancy
User Management Made Easy:
Individually (Standard)
In bulk (Enterprise)
Customizable alert time-period...
User Options Overview
Account Information
Home Page Options
Help System -->
Notification Prefs --------------->
Notif...
Manage Users
Easy management
Granular visibility/ capabilities
Notification Management
Bulk Notification Templates
Enterprise feature
System Extensions
eXtend XI:
Components
Dashlets
Config Wizards
Plugins
SNMP MIBs ----->
Nagios Exchange
Dashboards
● Versatile, Customizable
● Home Dashboard
● Deploy/Sync (Ent)
● Many Dashlets
● Snap to grid (new)
● Eas...
Homepage Dashboard
Views
➢ Perfect for NOC screen
➢ Easy to manage
➢ Rotate (variable speed)
➢ Any URL, in XI or External
➢ Easy to add ...
Views Screenshots
Views Screenshots
Reports
➢ Many different types
➢ Customizable date ranges
➢ Filter by Host/Service/Group
➢ Leverage historical perf da...
Reports
● Capacity Planning
● Availability
● SLA
● State History
● Top Alert Producers
● Alert Histogram
● Notifica...
Executive Summary
Top Alert Producers
Capacity Planning
Easy to use insight into future performance
SLA
Bandwidth
Network Report/ Network Query
Top Talkers (by source
IP/port or destination IP/port)
Top by bytes
Top by packets
Netw...
Visualizations
Home Menu Features
Host Status Detail
● Connect via RDP, SSH, VNC, Telnet
Birdseye
Business Process Intelligence (BPI)
NagVis
● Nagios data visualization tool
Hypermap
Metrics
Graph Explorer
Wizards
Windows Desktop, Server, Exchange
Linux Server, Linux SNMP
Mac OSX
AIX, Solaris
VMWare (host, guest, vCenter)...
Linux Server Wizard
Linux Server Wizard
Linux Server Wizard
Linux Server Wizard
Linux Server Wizard
Linux Server Wizard
Auto-Discovery
Auto-Discovery
Bulk Host Cloning and Import
Core Config Manager
Powerful, Advanced Configuration GUI – Needs new screenshot
Backup/Restore
Admin → Scheduled Backups &
Admin → Config Snapshots
New in XI 2014
● Performance – Core 4
● Enhanced Visualizations & Graphing
Engine.
● Updated Web Interface
● Instant ...
Enterprise
➢ Scheduled Reports & Pages
➢ Audit Log
➢ Bulk Modification
➢ Capacity Planning & SLA Reports
➢ Interface ...
Getting Started
Free 60 Day Trial (fully functional)
Quickstarts & JumpStart Sessions
support.nagios.com/forum
More Pr...
Questions?
Thanks for joining me today!
You may also like:
Advanced Features of XI – Sam Lansing – 2pm Today
High Avai...
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Nagios Conference 2014 - Shamas Demoret - Getting Started With Nagios XI

Shamas Demoret's presentation on Getting Started With Nagios XI. The presentation was given during the Nagios World Conference North America held Oct 13th - Oct 16th, 2014 in Saint Paul, MN. For more information on the conference (including photos and videos), visit: http://go.nagios.com/conference
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Nagios Conference 2014 - Shamas Demoret - Getting Started With Nagios XI

  • 1. Getting Started with Nagios XI Shamas Demoret
  • 2. Introduction & Agenda Nagios XI/ Nagios Core Multi-tenancy Extensibility – Components, Dashlets, MIBs, Plugins, Config Wizards Dashboards & Views Reports & Visualizations – Capacity Planning Home Menu Features Configuration Wizards CCM Backup & Restore Enterprise Edition What's New in XI 2014 Nagios: The Industry Standard in IT Infrastructure Monitoring
  • 3. Nagios Core/ Nagios XI Nagios Core: Comprehensive Monitoring and Alerting Basic Web Display Flat-text CLI Configuration Extendable Nagios XI: Comprehensive Monitoring, Alerting, Graphing, and Reporting Enhanced Ease of Use – Powerful Web GUI, Wizards Dashboards Views Reports CCM Backend API Integrated DB
  • 4. XI:Multitenancy User Management Made Easy: Individually (Standard) In bulk (Enterprise) Customizable alert time-periods Internationalization English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified & Traditional Chinese Customizable alert content Determine what each user can see & do
  • 5. User Options Overview Account Information Home Page Options Help System --> Notification Prefs ---------------> Notification Methods email, text, RSS, SMS Notification Messages Send Test Notifications
  • 6. Manage Users Easy management Granular visibility/ capabilities
  • 7. Notification Management Bulk Notification Templates Enterprise feature
  • 8. System Extensions eXtend XI: Components Dashlets Config Wizards Plugins SNMP MIBs ----->
  • 9. Nagios Exchange
  • 10. Dashboards ● Versatile, Customizable ● Home Dashboard ● Deploy/Sync (Ent) ● Many Dashlets ● Snap to grid (new) ● Easily add to Views
  • 11. Homepage Dashboard
  • 12. Views ➢ Perfect for NOC screen ➢ Easy to manage ➢ Rotate (variable speed) ➢ Any URL, in XI or External ➢ Easy to add any XI page Default Views ➢ Tactical Overview ➢ Open Problems ➢ Host Detail ➢ Service Detail ➢ Hostgroup Overview ➢ Birdseye
  • 13. Views Screenshots
  • 14. Views Screenshots
  • 15. Reports ➢ Many different types ➢ Customizable date ranges ➢ Filter by Host/Service/Group ➢ Leverage historical perf data ➢ Exportable as CSV and/or PDF ➢ Can be emailed directly from XI ➢ Scheduled Delivery (Enterprise)
  • 16. Reports ● Capacity Planning ● Availability ● SLA ● State History ● Top Alert Producers ● Alert Histogram ● Notifications ● Event Log ● Bandwidth ● Network Replay ● Network Report (Network Analyzer) ● Network Query (Network Analyzer)
  • 17. Executive Summary
  • 18. Top Alert Producers
  • 19. Capacity Planning Easy to use insight into future performance
  • 20. SLA
  • 21. Bandwidth
  • 22. Network Report/ Network Query Top Talkers (by source IP/port or destination IP/port) Top by bytes Top by packets Network Query
  • 23. Visualizations
  • 24. Home Menu Features
  • 25. Host Status Detail ● Connect via RDP, SSH, VNC, Telnet
  • 26. Birdseye
  • 27. Business Process Intelligence (BPI)
  • 28. NagVis ● Nagios data visualization tool
  • 29. Hypermap
  • 30. Metrics
  • 31. Graph Explorer
  • 32. Wizards Windows Desktop, Server, Exchange Linux Server, Linux SNMP Mac OSX AIX, Solaris VMWare (host, guest, vCenter) Network Switch & Router Printers Mailservers, Email Deliver MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL, MongoDB Website, Synthetic Transaction (webinject.org), Site Defacement, DDoommaaiinn EExxppiirraattiioonn SNMP, SNMP Walk, SNMP Trap Bulk Host Cloning and Import Auto-Discovery and More!
  • 33. Linux Server Wizard
  • 34. Linux Server Wizard
  • 35. Linux Server Wizard
  • 36. Linux Server Wizard
  • 37. Linux Server Wizard
  • 38. Linux Server Wizard
  • 39. Auto-Discovery
  • 40. Auto-Discovery
  • 41. Bulk Host Cloning and Import
  • 42. Core Config Manager Powerful, Advanced Configuration GUI – Needs new screenshot
  • 43. Backup/Restore Admin → Scheduled Backups & Admin → Config Snapshots
  • 44. New in XI 2014 ● Performance – Core 4 ● Enhanced Visualizations & Graphing Engine. ● Updated Web Interface ● Instant Remote Host Access: RDP, VNC, Telnet, or SSH ● Service Status Dashboard Nagios XI 2014 ● Automatic Decommissioning ● Mass Acknowledgment Tool ● New Wizards: Updated Switch/Router Wizard, MongoDB Server Wizard, MongoDB Database Wizard, Domain Expiration Wizard, and an NCPA Wizard. ● Interface Upgrade ● Help System Integration ● Service-Level Agreement (SLA) Report ● Automated Back-Up Scheduler ● Advanced Configuration Snapshot Archive
  • 45. Enterprise ➢ Scheduled Reports & Pages ➢ Audit Log ➢ Bulk Modification ➢ Capacity Planning & SLA Reports ➢ Interface Console ➢ Advanced BPI ➢ Dashboard Deployment & Sync ➢ Automated Decommissioning ➢ Bulk Notification Settings
  • 46. Getting Started Free 60 Day Trial (fully functional) Quickstarts & JumpStart Sessions support.nagios.com/forum More Presentations Program Guide and USB's Nagios.com
  • 47. Questions? Thanks for joining me today! You may also like: Advanced Features of XI – Sam Lansing – 2pm Today High Availability and Failover Solutions For Nagios XI – Andy Brist – 11:30am Tomorrow

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