Quickstart Installation Guides

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See Also: Upgrading Naemon, Configuration Overview, Security Considerations

About Naemon

Visit naemon.org/documentation/usersguide/ for more information on Naemon - including features, capabilities, and technical specifications.

Installation Introduction

These quickstart guides are intended to provide you with simple instructions on how to install Naemon from packages and have it monitoring your local machine inside of 20 minutes. No advanced installation options are discussed here - just the basics that will work for 95% of users who want to get started.

Installation Guides

Quickstart installation guides are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

Can’t find a quickstart for your particular OS? Write one and help us extend our documentation, for more info see Help Extending The Documentation

Post-Installation Modifications

Once you get Naemon installed and running properly, you’ll no doubt want to start monitoring more than just your local machine. Check out the following docs for how to go about monitoring other things…

Enhance Naemon With Community Addons

Nagios Exchange

Since Naemon aims to be a drop replacement for Nagios all NRPE checks that are developed for Nagios works with Naemon as well.

Hundreds of community-developed addons provide additional GUIs and reporting, monitoring, and notification functionalities for Naemon. Visit the Nagios Exchange website at exchange.nagios.org to see some really cool things you can use to trick out your Naemon installation.

Thruk Community Addons

Since Thruk Monitoring webinterface are used in Naemon, Thruk addons works with Naemon as well. Please see Thruk Plugins for more information.

Monitoring plugins

The Monitoring Plugins Development Team maintains a bundle of more than fifty standard plugins for Naemon (Icinga, Shinken, Sensu and Nagios).

For more information visit: monitoring-plugins.org