[CentOS] SNMP monitoring options

Wed Apr 13 19:37:28 UTC 2011
aurfalien at gmail.com <aurfalien at gmail.com>

On Apr 13, 2011, at 12:28 PM, Jerry McAllister wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:39:17AM -0700, aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Apr 12, 2011, at 7:33 PM, Keith Keller wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 11:23:19AM +1000, Bob Hepple wrote:
>>>> We looked at a number of monitoring systems before closing on
>>>> (community version) Opsview. The main other contender we looked at
>>>> was
>>>> zenoss - I have to admit I was biased due to previous use of and
>>>> liking
>>>> of nagios.
>>> So, if I already have a working nagios that I like, are there any
>>> advantages to Opsview community?  I only have about 100 services I
>>> monitor, and I doubt it'd grow a huge amount in the near future.
>> Well, Nagios is more for outage/alerts were I was looking more for
>> trending.
>> Thats why I was originally using Cacti w/Nagios plugin.
> I haven't been following this thread, so I may be on the wrong track,
> but have you checked out something called  'rrdtool'  and its pal  
> 'mrtg'?
> See:          http://www.mrtg.org/rrdtool/
> At least their intention is to help you reveal trends in various
> lengths of time and almost any metric you come up with.  I believe
> some people have already worked out using it with snmp, at least
> for some things.
> ////jerry

Hi Jerry,

So nice of you to chime in.

Ummm, Cacti and I'm sure Opsview use rrdtool to generate there graphs.

In fact, my post was to ask for a more friendly tool as Cacti graphs  
get un ruley.

- aurf