[GNHLUG] CentraLUG, 1-October-2007, Concord: Michael Kazin on Nagios

Ted Roche tedroche at tedroche.com
Tue Sep 18 09:02:16 EDT 2007

The monthly meeting of CentraLUG, the Concord/Central NH GNHLUG chapter,
happens the first Monday of most months at the New Hampshire Technical
Institute's Library, room 146, at 7 PM. Next month's meeting is on
October 1st at 7 PM. Directions and maps are available at
http://www.centralug.org Open to the public. Free admission. Tell your

At this meeting, Michael Kazin will be presenting Nagios, the Open
Source monitoring service.

About the presentation

>From http://www.nagios.org, "Nagios® is an Open Source host, service and
network monitoring program." Written in Perl and controlled by text
configuration files, Nagios offers the ability to alert administrators
to a huge number of possible problems with connectivity, speed, or
performance. Nagios offers a web interface for close-to-real-time
monitoring, email/pager alerts, the ability to launch other programs, etc.

About Michael

Michael is a computer consultant at a well-known consultancy working for
well-known companies in the military-industrial complex. He is a member
of the Greater New Hampshire Linux User Group's Board of Directors.
Previously, Michael helped run the Rutgers University Student Linux User
Group (http://ruslug.rutgers.edu/w/) and gained his experience with
Nagios by monitoring hundreds of machines in the Rutgers Data Center.

Future Meetings

November: Ted Roche on Cascading Style Sheets
December: David Berube on Ruby
January: Bruce Dawson on low-power Linux computers

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