[Techtalk] nagios vs zabbix
chantal at antenna.nl
Thu Oct 11 06:18:02 UTC 2007
On Thursday 11 October 2007 00:46, Gayathri Swaminathan wrote:
> Pick the close one that matches your needs.
> If you are looking for a larger set of monitoring capabilities, Nagios
> helps as there are several plugins out there to monitor different types of
> If you are looking for a report-rich software Zabbix, works.
I'm looking for both :). But if zabbix is not a good choice I could for
example use nagios and cacti.
> Nagios also needs a lot of patience, pre-processing of how you want to
> monitor things, that is monitor services on host or monitor hosts on
> service groups.
I have configured nagios many times so that's not a problem. I feel reluctant
to start using zabbix because have no experience with it but the
report-richness is a big plus.
> Given choices went with Nagios, because of my large resource base to
That's an interesting statement, why is that not possible or more difficult
> Good luck in your project.
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