Nagios installation steps on Fedora

If you want to see, how SNMP is implemented in Ozeki NG SMS Gateway, you might want to setup a network management software. If you don't have one on hand, you can use a free product called Nagios. It runs on Linux and can be used to monitor all devices, including Ozeki NG SMS Gateway in your network. In this guide you can find the quick installation steps to setup Nagios on Fedora 10 Linux:

Step 1: Disable SELinux (setenforce 0, vi /etc/selinux/config)
Step 2: Install Nagios (yum install nagios)
Step 3: Add the Nagios daemon to system startup (chkconfig --add nagios)
Step 4: Make sure Nagios will start on reboot (chkconfig nagios on)
Step 5: Create a standard Nagios user (htpasswd -c /etc/nagios/htpasswd.users nagios)
Step 6: Create the admin password for Nagios (htpasswd -c /etc/nagios/passwd nagiosadmin)
Step 7: Start Nagios (/etc/init.d/nagios start)
Step 8: Start the webserver (/etc/init.d/httpd restart)
Step 9: Navigate to the Nagios configuration screen (http://localhost/nagios/)


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