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Opsview is a network and application monitoring tool that extends the capabilities of Nagios.

Opsview is enterprise system monitoring software designed for scalability, flexibility and ease of use.

It is a fully integrated monitoring tool that incorporates popular Open Source software including Nagios, Net-SNMP and RRDtool. The Catalyst web framework provides an extensible monitoring and configuration user interface.

Opsview provides enterprise monitoring features without the complexity or expense of traditional proprietary software. It incorporates Nagios monitoring engine allowing use of Nagios plugins and add-ons, SNMP polling and trap processing, with a built on extensible web framework.

Opsview has active user and developer communities.

 Opsview 4.6

Free to download





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Features include:

  • Monitoring:
    • Network and server availability monitoring
    • Performance monitoring and graphing
    • Timeless UI design designed for simplicity
    • Support for both agent based and agentless monitoring
    • Role based access control
    • LDAP and Active Directory integration
    • Monitoring API for integration with enterprise dashboard
    • Hierarchical monitoring views based on host group
    • Service oriented monitoring views based on keywords
    • Alert and exception monitoring views
    • Browser based configuration and management
    • Downtime scheduling
    • Configuration API for integration with asset database and CMDB
    • Data Warehouse for historical event and performance data
    • SLA Reporting
  • Notification
    • Email and SMS Alerting
    • Atom web feed
    • Correlation and alarm suppression
    • Alert escalations
    • Flexible notification API
  • SNMP
    • Interface discovery
    • Object browsing
    • Polling with numeric comparison and regular expression matching
    • Rules based SNMP trap processing and correlation
    • Wide range of monitoring plugins for managed network devices
  • Network Management
    • Event handlers for automation
    • User interface support for remote management
    • Network mapping
    • Graphing and analysis (NMIS and MRTG included)
  • Application Monitoring
    • Application availability monitoring
    • Plugin framework for synthetic transactions
    • Database monitoring
    • Application server monitoring
    • Log analysis (via module)
  • Distributed Monitoring
    • Multiple monitoring servers aggregate data to single master
    • Geographic coverage with multiple monitoring servers
    • Fault tolerance between monitoring servers and master
    • Support for standby master server (high availability mode)
    • 3-tier architecture with dedicated web, application and database server

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