[CentOS] [OT] What is the best network monitoring tool?

Alejandro cdgraff at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 22:55:47 UTC 2008


Hi all,

Currently I discover this link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_network_monitoring_systems

Is a excellent reference about the more know NMS Software.

Regards,
Alejandro
www.linuxiso.com.ar

2008/10/15 "José Mejía , Ayto de l'Alcora" <jmejia at alcora.org>

>  Hello:
>
>  I'm using hobbit :
>
> http://hobbitmon.sourceforge.net/
> http://www.hswn.dk/hobbit   (live system)
>
>
> "Hobbit monitors your *hosts*, your *network services*, and *anything else
> * you configure it to do via extensions. Hobbit can periodically generate
> requests to network services
> - http, ftp, smtp and so on - and record if the service is responding as
> expected. You can also monitor local disk utilisation, logfiles and
> processes through the use of agents installed on the servers."
>
>
> It's not as complete as nagios but works fine
>
> Greetings
>
>
> Tim Berger escribió:
>
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 7:01 PM, Alejandro <cdgraff at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Currently I have a big question.
>>
>> What is the best OPEN SOURCE solution for monitoring multiple Host and
>> Services, for example for using in a WebHosting Provider with 50 hosts or
>> more.
>>
>
> I've had good luck with "mon".  Written in Perl and supports plug-in
> monitor and alert modules.  The modules are easy to write.
>
> It's better than most largely advertised system monitoring/alert packages
> because it is simple in design, configuration is flexible, and it supports a
> large number of hosts.
>
> http://mon.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page
>
>
>>
>> Currently, I'm using NAGIOS for more than 3 years, this is a incredible
>> tool, but before upgrade to version 3, I have this existential question.
>>
>> Please fill free to recommend any soft, but with this option in mind.
>>  1- Easy option to personalize any plug-in
>>  2- Good Documentation
>>  3- Support large platforms
>>  4- Run over Linux
>>
>> Sorry for me English
>> Regards
>> Alejandro
>> www.linuxiso.com.ar
>> from Buenos Aires, Argentina
>>
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>
> --
> -Tim
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