From: Mark Kilmartin (mrk at domain renre-europe.com)
Date: Tue 25 Jun 2002 - 11:01:19 IST
Option c is what I'm using in my location at least.
On Tue, 2002-06-25 at 10:57, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I asked the list about monitoring tools recently and the majority opinion
> was to look at Nagios (formerly Netsaint). So I'm doing just that but I have
> a question of those running it. I want to monitor a half dozen boxes running
> in two locations. What's the best way to install/configure Nagios in this
> case ?
> a) Install it on every box to monitor that box.
> b) Install it on one box to monitor every box in both locations.
> c) Install it on one box in each location to monitor the boxes in that
> location. Have each of those boxes monitor each other so that I get warned
> if one location's net connection goes down (for one of the locations this
> does sometimes happen)
> I'm tending towards c) as the option which gives me the maximum monitoring
> ability without having to install, configure and maintain Nagios on every
> box but I'd like to hear opinions from those who may have already done this.
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