Infrastructure Monitoring

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Tue Mar 12 00:52:18 MDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:35 AM, Lonnie Olson <lists at> wrote:
> Here's what I have used:
> * Nagios Core 3.0 - The granddaddy of course.  Built-in web UI is
> barely capable.  Community experience is incredible.
> * Icinga - Nagios fork.  Web UI is more powerful, decent mobile
> interface.  API for other interfaces.  Decent, but slightly unwieldy
> * NagiosXI - Enterprise Nagios. Complicated Web UI, though
> customizable. Mobile interface.  Configuration Web UI that is nearly
> feature complete, but ugly and painful for old Nagios pros.  Nice
> built-in reported from the perf-data in your nagios plugins.

Thanks for the review.

> Shinken sounds very interesting.  I'd be curious to hear about your
> exploits with it.

If I do end up using Shinken, I'll let you know how it goes. However,
I'm seriously thinking about Zenoss still :/

I wish there was some major feature that made the decision easy... Oh
well, it's great to have choices!


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