How to install nagios3 in LinuxMint debian based

Nagios is a popular open source computer system and network monitoring software application. It watches hosts and services, alerting users when nagiosthings go wrong and again when they get better.

Nagios was originally designed to run under Linux, but also runs well on other Unix variants. It is free software, licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

There are many  ways to install nagios in ubuntu or debian, it can be from source or fom repositories. For the new LinuxMint based debian, nagios3 is available in the repository, this mean that you can install it from  the  Synatic package manager or via command line:

sudo apt-get install nagios3


  • Now you are ready to use Nagios, open your browser and type :
   http://hostname/nagios or http://ip/nagios  


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