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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.4

Nagios Core
Nagios Core Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Nagios is an open source monitoring application for system resource metrics, network protocols, applications, services, servers, and network infrastructure. Alerts are configurable and can be sent when critical infrastructure components fail and again when they recover. Report features include historical records of outages, events, notifications, and alert response as well as trending and capacity planning graphs. Nagios Core is the open source version and Nagios XI is the purchased enterprise version based on Nagios Core.

This entry covers only the Nagios Core version. Client agents are available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.7
Decision Date: 07/23/2019
Aliases: Nagios
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Nagios Enterprises
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/23/2019).