Nagios Pi Part Four
Since my last post I decided to concentrate on looking in to setting up distributed monitoring with Nagios Core servers and using my Nagios Pi installation as the central server. I looked around at the various options and went for using NRDP (Nagios Remote Data Protocol) as it enables me to use passive checks on the central server.
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Nagios – Configuring Global Event Commands Using send_nrdp.py
Today I finally worked out how to configure the send_nrdp.py script as a Global Event Command after scouring the web for the solution. As with most things Nagios related, the documentation out there is a little light so I thought I’d put this up in case it helps others.
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Nagios Pi Part Three
Since my last post I’ve been mostly looking at how to start and shut down my environment at a certain times with success in starting but failure in shutting down.
The starting of my environment was an easy enough task with a simple bash script to send WOL packets to my hosts and using a For loop to fire it off five times for good measure.
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Nagios Pi Part Two
Since putting Nagios Core on my Pi the other day and getting it to monitor my basic network environment for a start I then looked at the monitoring my Public IP for if it changes. Almost straight away I found a Python plugin called check_public_ip which does the trick and now Nagios checks the Public IP every hour and alerts if it changes.
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Nagios – Putting My Pi To Good Use !
As with a lot of people it seems, I’ve had a Raspberry Pi knocking around for ages now which has really been doing anything.
This weekend I decided to start a project to rebuild it with Raspian Buster Lite and turn it in to a monitoring box using Nagios for my home network and maybe even look in to adding temperature and humidity probes at some point.
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