Install Nagios from repo Fedora Centos SL

Install Nagios from repo Fedora/Centos/SL

How to install Nagios from repo Fedora/Centos/SL

Written by pirat9 on February 16, 2012. Posted in CentOS, Fedora, Linux tutorials

  • Nagios is one of the most powerful open source monitoring tool, its giving the opportunity for monitoring all OS and devices , in our previous posts, we did show you how to install Nagios from source in Fedora and CentOS, today we will see how to install it directly from yum in Fedora/Centos/SL(Scientific Linux) in easy steps.

Install Nagios

yum install nagios*

  • Now Start Nagios

 /etc/init.d/nagios start  

  • Start nagios on boot

chkconfig nagios on Start httpd apache

/etc/init.d/httpd start 
Start apache on boot chkconfig httpd on

  • Make Nagios admin password

htpasswd -c /etc/nagios/passwd nagiosadmin

  • check the nagios.conf file in the apache conf.d directory


  • Disable SELinux:

# vim /etc/selinux/config 
# reboot

  • Check if nagios users and groups are added

# groupadd nagios 
# adduser nagios -g nagios
# passwd nagios
# usermod -G nagios nagios
# usermod -G apache,nagios apache

  • Check nagios confif with

nagios -v /etc/nagios/nagios.cfg
Checking obsessive compulsive processor commands... Checking misc settings... Total Warnings: 0 Total Errors: 0

Now start nagios and report if worked for you.

http://ip/nagios and login with your nagiosadmin user already created

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Install Nagios from repo Fedora Centos SL


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