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    Open Source Monit Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Monit is Netdata. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Monit and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Monit are Nagios (Freemium, Open Source), Munin (Free, Open Source), Cabot (Free, Open Source) and Checkmk (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

    1. Infrastructure-wide health monitoring & performance troubleshooting in one place. Collaborate in the same place as relevant data from your systems and applications, reducing mean time to acknowledge (MTTA), & mean time to resolution. (MTTR).
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    2. Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.
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    3. Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.
    4. Cabot is a free, open-source, self-hosted infrastructure monitoring platform that provides some of the best features of PagerDuty, Server Density, Pingdom and Nagios without their cost and complexity.
    5. Checkmk is a monitoring tool of servers, applications, networks, cloud, containers, storage, databases, IoT and more. Checkmk is available as Raw Edition, which is 100% pure open source, and as Enterprise Edition with a lot of additional features.
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    6. Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Android
      Zenoss (Zenoss Core) is an open source application, server and network management platform based on the Zope application server.
    7. Easy to use configuration web interface for nagios and neamon. openITCOCKPIT is a perfomant monitoring system with support for distributed monitoring (Satellites), REST API, nice dashboards, maps, graphs and a modular concept for easy customization.
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    8. Monitorix is a system monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible. Due to its simplicity and small size it can also be used on embedded devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      The perp package provides a set of daemons and utilities to reliably start, monitor, log, and control a collection of persistent processes.
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