With Checkmk, the setting up of a monitoring system is a breeze, even on
large installations. Working with the command line is reduced to a minimum, as
WATO provides a powerful graphical configuration interface. With this you
do not need to be a Linux expert to implement a monitoring system that easily
manages big and complex setups.
Using the Open Monitoring Distribution (OMD) as a basis makes installation
and updates run very smoothly, including many popular addons such as NagVis (graphical
visualization) and PNP4Nagios. (long-term recording of metrics)
In our basic course System Monitoring with Checkmk
, you learn how to set up a
professional monitoring system and structure it in a sensible way, to monitor the network,
servers, operating systems and applications. You do not need any Linux expertise
All that you need to know, you will learn in the course.
For this we follow a very practical approach. First we install a full monitoring
environment with OMD, then we address the monitoring of Windows and Linux, network
devices and services as well applications step by step. This way you learn how
Checkmk operates, how acknowledgements and downtimes work, the difference
between passive and active checks, how to configure notifications, how to
assign hosts and services to users, and a lot more.
Of course you will also learn all about the advantages Checkmk has compared to
other systems and what it's users love about it, such as:
- Automatic discovery and configuration of monitored services
- The rule-based configuration based on host tags, that is an advantage
especially in complex environments
- Distributed Monitoring (centralized visualization of multiple monitoring servers)
- The very customizable UI of Checkmk
With the add-on PNP4Nagios we will record and graphically
evaluate metrics (e.g. PING times, network load, cpu utilization) over a longer
period of time.
With NagVis we create graphical maps and diagrams to represent current
system states clearly.
Screenshot of PNP.
Note: After completing this course, or should you already have learned the
contents in practice, you are optimally prepared for our exciting part two:
Systemmonitoring mit Checkmk für Fortgeschrittene
The speaker language for the training in Bucharest will be Romanian.