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

Thomas Bleier tbleier2 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 08:09:28 UTC 2008

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Alejandro wrote:
>> Nate,
>> Thanks for your response.
>> Currently I have a lot of services to monitoring for example:
>> Databases : Oracle - Mysql - MSSql
>> WebServers: SunWebServer - SunJavaAppServer - Apache
>> Systems: Windows - Linux
>> Networking: Cisco Switch - Lan Interfaces
>> Currently I look these projects: Groundwork and Centreon 
>> (http://www.centreon.com/), this two tools based in Nagios, but with 
>> statistical tools
>> And other excellent tool is JFFNMS (http://www.jffnms.org/)
> Don't forget OpenNMS - http://www.opennms.org.


I also use Nagios for monitoring events, and I'm quite happy with it, 
but I'm looking for a complementary tool for performance/trend 
monitoring, since I'm not very happy with the Nagios Addons like 
NagiosGrapher, PNP and the like (limited functionality, high 
installation effort).

I've also taken a look at Cacti, but it seems not very mature yet and 
integration into Nagios is also rather tedious if you don't want two 
separate solutions doing things twice.

Recently I stumbled over Munin (http://sourceforge.net/projects/munin/), 
which looks interesting, but I didn't have the time to take a look at it 

Anybody using Nagios and Munin together and want's to share some 
experience? :-)

best regards,

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