In this recipe, you'll learn how to install and configure Nagiosgraph, which is a program that is integrated with Nagios Core's performance data tools to produce graphs that show long-term information about how checks for hosts and services are performing.
You will need to run a Nagios Core 4.0 or later server. Nagiosgraph will probably still work with older versions of Nagios Core, but the configuration may be slightly different. The
INSTALL document included in the source for Nagiosgraph explains the differences in detail.
You should have a thorough understanding of defining hosts, services, and commands, and you should be able to install new software as the
root user on the monitoring server. You should also be, at least, familiar with the layout of your Apache HTTPD server on the monitoring system; this recipe will assume that it is installed in