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

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Oct 13 18:21:44 UTC 2008

Ivan Levchenko wrote:
> I'm already using cacti, but its not very usable, especially the
> notifications (or lack of them) and either i didn't find a way, or
> cacti cannot monitor services (http, smtp, others....)

Nagios is for alerts and notifications, Cacti is for graphing trends.    
While either can be forced into the other role, each is best at it does 

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