[CentOS] OT - Monitoring tool

Tue Sep 30 09:15:02 UTC 2008
Marcelo M. Garcia <marcelo.maia.garcia at googlemail.com>

Robert Spangler wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> While I know this isn't Centos related, you guys seems to be on top of your 
> game around here.  Sorry for the off-topic.
> I'm looking for a tool to monitor my servers and send either an email or page 
> or both when something breaks.  I would like it to monitor all sorts of 
> services on the servers with one small detail, I'd like it to be able to 
> confiugre so if the DBA need something monitor that is hosted on a shared 
> system that they can only change what they are responsible for and not 
> something else that is being monitored on that system.
> Is there such a program out there?

I have been using Nagios for monitoring the network and a few servers. 
It works fine. It's not the easiest thing to get it working properly.