nagios or better

Derek Broughton derek at
Thu Sep 3 14:16:42 UTC 2009

Fred Roller wrote:

> Noah Garrett Wallach wrote:
>> I am looking for something easy to configure to monitor a bunch of
>> servers by opening port 80 and getting a page.  Also monitoring IMAP
>> port 993.  is there anything out there.  Is nagios still pretty good or
>> has something replaced it?
> I just finished working with both Nagios and OpenNMS.  Went  with
> OpenNMS.  Turned out easier for the install but I am a complete noob to
> either so take it with a grain of salt.

I figure anything that doesn't come as an Ubuntu package can't be easier to 
install.  YMMV :-)

I was looking at hobbit/xymon, which seemed pretty straightforward but I 
haven't actually implemented it yet.

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