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Monitoring with Opsview by Alan Wijntje

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Slaves

In order to add a slave to Opsview, there are some tasks and guidelines, which we must follow.

First the intended slave must be binary compatible with the master, or in other words, must run the same operating system with the same architecture (64-bit or 32-bit).

Create the nagios and nagcmd groups, and the nagios user using the following commands:

groupadd nagios
groupadd nagcmd
adduser -g nagios -G nagcmd -d /var/log/nagios -m nagios

Next, we need to install the opsview-slave package, which will handle any dependency we have on additional software; install this using the package manager of your operating system.

Once the opsview-slave package has been installed, set the password for the newly created nagios user to something secure using ...

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