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Learning Nagios - Third Edition by Piotr Beltowski, Wojciech Kocjan

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Chapter 12. Advanced Monitoring

This chapter describes advanced items related to monitoring. It talks about monitoring a Microsoft Windows host and its services by installing and configuring a dedicated agent in the operating system. It shows how to communicate from the Nagios server to Windows machines, as well as the other way round.

This chapter also talks about how Nagios can be configured so that it notifies other Nagios instances about the current status of all hosts and services. These techniques can be used to create a central Nagios server that receives notifications from other machines.

In addition, this chapter covers the basics of setting up Nagios so that it handles problems when receiving information from other Nagios instances. If ...

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