The Nagios Welcome page
This screen is the welcome screen you will see upon logging in. As you can see, there are plenty of features ready to serve you.
From this window you can enable and disable various features for a particular host - no editing of configuration files needed.
From a single screen you can see the service status of all of your hosts.
You can combine hosts into groups which can make for easy at-a-glance monitoring. Here you can see "All Servers", "Debian GNU/Linux Servers", "HTTP Servers", "Pingable Servers", and "SSH Servers".
By mousing over a host on the status map, you can get a quick glimpse of plenty of useful information.
Click on the Service Problems link and you will quickly get a glimpse of all issues on your network.
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