What are the main benefits of Nagios?

Nagios is open-source software to monitor systems, networks and infrastructure. The main benefits ofNagiosareas follows:

  1. Monitor: DevOps can configure Nagios to monitor IT infrastructure components, system metrics and network protocols.
  2. Alert: Nagios will send alerts when an acritical component in infrastructure fails.
  3. Response: DevOps acknowledges alerts and takes corrective actions.
  4. Report: Periodically Nagioscan publish/send reports on outages, events and SLAsetc.
  5. Maintenance: During maintenance windows, we can also disable alerts.
  6. Planning: Based on past data, Nagios helps in infrastructure planning and upgrades.