Toby DiPasquale on 29 Nov 2008 17:02:56 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Network Monitoring System Recommendations

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Casey Bralla <> wrote:
> I need to install some network monitoring software.   I don't need anything
> too sophisticated; just monitoring of publicly available data such a
> presence/absence of key services such as ssh, ping return, IMAP, Web server,
> etc.
> I've used Nagios before, but find it a little awkward to set up.  I've looked
> at Zabbix,but it also seems too complex.   Sysmon seems too simple.
> Anybody have a recommendation?

I've found ZenOSS to be the nicest to work with, esp. if you know
Python. Relatively easy to install, feature-rich, nice UI and good
graphs, etc. Check it out at

Toby DiPasquale
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