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Learning Nagios - Third Edition by Piotr Beltowski, Wojciech Kocjan

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Managing services

Similar to the host-related information and operations, Nagios has similar panels for working with services. It consists of several service and service group views along with being able to view, detailed information on each service and modify its parameters.

Checking status

The Nagios web interface offers a view of all the defined services, their statuses, and basic information. It can be accessed by clicking on the Services link in the menu on the left.

The following is a screenshot reporting 18 services where 2 are failing and the rest are currently working correctly. We can quickly see that one of the Linux hosts has no SSH access, and the free disk space on Windows machine is very low.

The main part of the page is the table ...

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