Nagios Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Nagios for Linux, Windows, Web, Mac, Android and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Nagios.

Nagios is a powerful monitoring system licensed under Nagios Enterprises that helps organizations identify and resolve IT infrastructure issues. If your looking for more info about Nagios like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/3/2019 10:40:00 AM

Alternatives to Nagios for all platforms with any license

  • Zabbix

    An uncompromising mature enterprise-level platform designed for real-time monitoring of millions of metrics collected from tens of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices, effortlessly scaling to even larger environments. Gather and analyze accurate statistics and performance metrics, visualize it, get notified about current and potential issues without delay, and take advantage of our time-tested professional development and support.

    • Innovative UI and complex functions. Guest • May 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Icinga

    Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins and addons can all be used with Icinga. Though Icinga retains all the existing features of its predecessor, it builds on them to add many long awaited patches and features requested by the user community.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • netdata

    netdata is a system for distributed real-time performance and health monitoring. It provides unparalleled insights, in real-time, of everything happening on the system it runs (including applications such as web and database servers), using modern interactive web dashboards. netdata is fast and efficient, designed to permanently run on all systems (physical & virtual servers, containers, IoT devices), without disrupting their core function.

    • Super fast monitoring of the system, and also of the monitors the kernel of the system. Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Spiceworks Help Desk

    Join millions of IT professionals and download Spiceworks, a free network monitoring software with network management tools, help desk ticketing app, network mapper and more. Spiceworks is the complete network monitoring & management, help desk, PC inventory, and software reporting solution to manage Everything IT in small and medium businesses.

    Free Windows Web Android Android Tablet

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  • PRTG Network Monitor

    An advanced, easy-to-use monitoring solution for your entire network. The software's features include: up/downtime monitoring, traffic and usage monitoring, packet sniffing, failover clustering, in-depth analysis and concise reporting. A user-friendly web-based interface allows users to quickly auto-discover and configure the network devices and sensors they wish to monitor.

    Freemium Windows

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  • LibreNMS

    LibreNMS is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL based network monitoring system forked from Observium. LibreNMS aims to be easy to use, painless to deploy, and support monitoring of a wide range of devices. Observium's license changed to a modified QPL license in May 2012, and recently was split into free and commercial versions. Our aim with LibreNMS is to continue to create a usable NMS, but with a community focus and GPL licensing.

    • Best open source tool that I've tried! Easy to install, manage and low support. Guest • Apr 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • So easy to setup, very powerful, and can use the Nagios plugins. Teke2Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux MySQL Community Edition Apache HTTP Server JavaScript PHP

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  • Datadog

    Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev & Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into a unified view of IT infrastructure. Datadog's capabilities are provided on a SaaS-based data analytics platform that enables multiple teams to work collaboratively on infrastructure issues.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • PHP Server Monitor

    PHP Server Monitor is a script that checks whether your websites and servers are up and running. It comes with a web based user interface where you can manage your services and websites, and you can manage users for each server with a mobile number and email address. * Monitor services and websites (see below). * Email, SMS and notifications. * View history graphs of uptime and latency. * User authentication with 2 levels (administrator and regular user).

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted PHP

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  • Munin

    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. In Norse mythology Hugin and Munin are the ravens of the god king Odin. They flew all over Midgard for him, seeing and remembering, and later telling him. "Munin" means "memory".

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Cabot

    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.

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • Pandora FMS

    Pandora FMS is an enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT to address both immediate and unforeseen operational issues, including infrastructure and IT processes. It uniquely enables business and IT to adapt to changing needs through a flexible and rapid approach to IT and business deployment.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Self-Hosted FreeBSD OpenBSD

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  • Cacti

    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. Along with being able to maintain graphs, data sources, and Round Robin archives in a database, cacti handles the data gathering. There is also SNMP support for those used to creating traffic graphs with MRTG.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Cockpit Project

    Cockpit makes it easy to administer your GNU/Linux servers via a web browser. Easy to use Cockpit is perfect for new sysadmins, allowing them to easily perform simple tasks such as storage administration, inspecting journals and starting and stopping services. No interference Jumping between the terminal and the web tool is no problem. A service started via Cockpit can be stopped via the terminal.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • CloudRadar Monitoring

    Monitoring your IT infrastructure has never been easier. CloudRadar monitors your servers, network devices and websites across all your locations. Easy and guided setup ensures that your monitoring is running within minutes. Monitor all your servers, services and hosts in one application. Get immediate alerts of any outage or issue. CloudRadar can inspect the inside of servers and operating systems without opening backdoors.

    • really much much simpler to use with all the information accessible in a great format - sometimes the likes of Nagios is too complicated to get a view of stats you need quickly Guest • Jan 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I like that it monitors my entire setup, is easy to setup with helpful guides in the configuration - and it's the most affordable tool I've found so far. Guest • Sep 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • A more modern and user-friendly tool that is easy to use MarcEFeb 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Compared to other monitoring systems, CloudRadar is much easier to set and run. And, at the same time, it provides more monitoring capabilities. RonBowmanFeb 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Very simple to configure and use bikaFeb 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Cloud based setup saves weeks of configuration work. Optimized for smaller companies of 10-100 servers/devices. 5 servers always free. nocmollerJul 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Zabbix cPanel ... OpenVAS Microsoft Hyper-V Server NexentaStor pfSense FreeNAS Parallels Plesk Panel UCS Virtual Machine Manager Proxmox Virtual Environment Windows Server Essentials

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  • NetCrunch

    NetCrunch 10 is an all-in-one and agentless network monitoring and management system, capable of monitoring every device in your network. Monitor bandwidth, availability, performance, services, NetFlow and more. Automatically generate views and maps and real-time displays. Receive alerts via email, SMS, pop-up, or configure NetCrunch 10 to take automatic corrective actions like restarting a service or running a script.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted

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  • Shinken

    Shinken is an open source computer system and network monitoring software application compatible with Nagios. It's written in Python and therefore is able to run on all platforms where a Python interpreter is available. In contrast to Nagios it is not a monolithic system. Shinken runs as a bunch of highly specialized processes, avoiding the bottlenecks of a single-process design. This parallelity allows to run Shinken not only on one single server.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

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  • Observium

    Observium is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL/SNMP based network monitoring which includes support for a wide range of network hardware and operating systems including Cisco, Linux, FreeBSD, Juniper, Brocade, Foundry, HP and many more. Observium Community is available free and open source. Observium Professional adds rapid patches, security fixes and additional features and hardware support for a small yearly license fee.

    Freemium Linux Web BSD

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  • Lansweeper Network Inventory

    Lansweeper is an agentless Asset Management solution that can scan any network setup. Use IP ranges, set up AD integrated scanning, specify crucial servers to be scanned more regularly … Get a complete inventory of all workstations, servers, routers, switches, monitors, printers, VoIP phones … A wealth of information on hardware as well as software is scanned and can be used to create reports through the intuitive report editor.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • Opsview Enterprise

    Server monitoring software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT. They also do email monitoring, application monitoring. The system is used to provide insight into server up-time and reduce outages. .

    • It makes it all easy and supports all OS distributions (AIX, Linux, Windows, Solaris) as well as network devices. Looks good and it's easy to use. Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's built on the Nagios framework but extended its potential way beyond anyone else. My company used this after researching the others in this space. sunil1Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Windows Linux Web iPhone

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  • checkmk

    Checkmk is a comprehensive IT monitoring system that enables system administrators, IT managers, and DevOps teams to identify issues across their entire IT infrastructure (servers, applications, networks, storage, databases) and act quickly to resolve them. More than 1500 commercial customers and many more open source users worldwide use Checkmk daily to ensure high availability and performance.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • The Dude

    The Dude network monitor is a new application by MikroTik which can dramatically improve the way you manage your network environment. It will automatically scan all devices within specified subnets, draw and layout a map of your networks, monitor services of your devices and alert you in case some service has problems.

    Free Self-Hosted MikroTik RouterOS

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  • Zenoss Core

    Zenoss (Zenoss Core) is an open source application, server and network management platform based on the Zope application server. Released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2, Zenoss Core provides a web interface that allows system administrators to monitor availability, inventory/configuration, performance and events. There is an active and vibrant community of Zenoss expertise developing free (zero cost) and open software, as well as documentation, guides and forums.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Android

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  • OpenNMS

    OpenNMS is an enterprise grade network monitoring and network management platform developed under the free software or open source model. It consists of a community-supported, free-software project as well as an organization offering commercial services, training and support.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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