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Nagios, 2nd Edition by Wolfgang Barth

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Chapter 16. The Classical Web Interface

On the right is the navigation area with the unmistakable black background, and the remaining area is for displaying the CGI scripts called (Figure 16-1)-the Nagios Web interface is that simple. The start screen provides access to the program documentation—extremely useful if you just want to look up something quickly.

Provided you have the correct access rights, the Web interface allows much more than just looking up information. You can run a series of commands and control Nagios actively: from setting a single command, to switching messages on and off, to restarting the server.

A separate book would be needed to describe all the features completely. This is why we will just describe the concept here on ...

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