Nagios is the most well-known and widely used Open Source network monitoring system. With a history going back 20 years, a reputation as a must-have and an easy to understand model, it has an ecosystem of tools, add-ons and monitoring plugins that is unmatched by any other monitoring system, Open Source or proprietary.

Nagios Training

Nagios training courses from Transitiv Technologies are designed to equip our customers with the skills needed to use, develop, deploy and maintain a Nagios based monitoring system within their enterprises. Our Nagios training is modular, allowing us to offer beginner, intermediate, advanced and bespoke courses. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Installing Nagios from source or pre-compiled packages.
  • Configuring hosts and service checks.
  • Working with the Nagios web interface for an overview of systems status and to configure system downtime.
  • Understanding the primitives of Nagios configuration objects and how to use them.
  • Inheriting configuration from hostgroups, and generic hosts and services.
  • Using host and service dependencies.
  • Configuring host and service check times and notification periods.
  • Configuring email, SMS and custom notifications.
  • Monitoring of network services such as availability, response time, and service health.
  • Monitoring of system health such as disk usage, running processes, CPU usage and package updates.
  • Monitoring of infrastructure such as routers, servers, internet connectivity and printer availability.
  • Nagios for Windows, Linux and Cisco.
  • Using Nagios to run checks on remote systems using NRPE, NSClient++, SSH and SNMP.
  • SNMP Trap monitoring.
  • Accepting passive checks.
  • Nagios host and service availability reporting.
  • Integration with graphing software for system performance and resource graphing.
  • The Nagios plugin API and writing custom plugins.
  • Adding functionality with Nagios extensions.
  • Using databases for logging and reporting.
  • Distributed monitoring with multiple Nagios installations and remote locations.

We can also provide specialised training for specific topics.

Contact us to discuss your Nagios training requirements.