Nagios is a monitoring framework able to run user-provided executable modules (scripts or programs), they aregenerally known as Nagios plugins. These plugins can be used efficiently with Program or Script Monitors andSSH Monitors to incorporate already existing Nagios plugins into the IPHost Network Monitors engine.
Please refer to Nagios site to learn more about the framework. Plugins can be found at Nagios Plugins site; since API of this framework is available to public, custom plugins can be written and used with IPHost Network Monitor.
As long as the plugin programs are following the API, they can do effectively anything to provide the desired data. System administrators can use them to test Jabber server availability and MRTG traffic stats. Developers can use plugins to test PostgreSQL database connectivity. If providing a performance value requires complex set of actions, Nagios plugin can be a solution.
Description of other features:
|Monitoring Features||Here you can find the list of monitor types supported in IPHost Network Monitor and brief description of their parameters.|
|Network Discovery||Helps you to create a basis of your monitoring configuration and automates the task of detection network hosts and network services.|
|Alerting Features||Here you can find the list of alert types (ways of reaction to the problems happened during monitoring) available in IPHost Network Monitor, and their brief description.|
|Reporting Features||Here you can find the list of report types available in IPHost Network Monitor with brief descriptions.|
|IPHost Network Monitor interfaces
|Here you can find an overview of IPHost Network Monitor components, Windows and web interfaces.|