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

Tim Berger tim.berger at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 21:09:57 UTC 2008

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.


> 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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