MK Livestatus. Get Nagios data with Python API. 1

Introduction. MK Livestatus provides a standard API for accessing Nagios data in various programming languages: Python, Perl and C ++. The API modules and sample documentation is available for use in these languages and is enough to start testing programs. We must have prior knowledge of Accessing Nagios data with “unixcat” and LQL. The route […]



MK Livestatus. Accessing Nagios data with “unixcat” and LQL.

Introduction. In recent posts we have installed check_mk in Centos / Redhat 6 or Centos / Redhat 7. Installing full check_mk integrates MK Livestatus component although it is also possible to install it separately to access a Nagios standalone data. The most important thing is to know initially that data can be obtained and the […]

Nagios Core 4 + PNP4Nagios + Check_mk + Nagvis in CentOS 7 – Redhat 7 21

Notice, 12/10/2015. If you don’t need Nagios 4 and you are happy with Nagios 3 version I think the best option today is test and use Check_MK Raw Edition (CRE). This free edition is easy to install and includes all software in this post updated. The only reason to continue with this post in my […]


Compiling Apache mod_python module for Centos 7 / Redhat 7 6

Introduction. Check_mk continues to use to date (December 2014) the old python module for Apache mod_python than is discontinued now. It is a module that started to discard distributions for the more update mod_wsgi module. The more new versions of the most popular linux distros do not include this module so if you need it […]

Monitoring vSphere ESXi servers with Nagios and check_mk plugins. 3

Since 1.2.3i1 version, check_mk include a very interesting plugin to check vSphere ESXi servers. We can read documentation about this fantastic plugin in official check_mk page. Check_mk vSphere plugin allow to access ESXi data directly from ESXi servers or via vCenter. Let’s see how to do the configuration of the vSphere ESXi, and vCenter servers […]


Nagios 4 (core) + Check_mk + pnp4Nagios + Nagvis 20

Introduction. Since Nagios 4 version release there was an important addon update pending. Recently, check_mk released its innovation version check_mk-1.2.5i2 including MK Livestatus with compatibility with Nagios Core 4. We need therefore check_mk-1.2.5i2 or higher to run check_mk with Nagios Core 4. In aboutmonitoring we are going to build and test a monitoring system with […]