LibreNMS – alternative to Observium + others

So a while ago (a year) I wrote a blog post about LibreNMS being an alternative NMS. For me back then LibreNMS was already an alternative anyway but is that still the case a year later? Well without a doubt – a huge amount of things have changed in the last year with regards LibreNMS […]

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The benefits of FOSS and why I contribute to LibreNMS

So I’d planned to write this up closer to the time that alerting was to be released for LibreNMS but as I’ve recently been banned from the observium irc channel which I can only assume was done because our subscription at work has now expired, it wasn’t a couple of days ago adam was attempting to […]

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LibreNMS API release

So work has been going on in the background for a while now to bring an API to LibreNMS that would be more usable and useful than what was available in it’s previous incarnation. Paul has blogged a few times over on the LibreNMS blog with how the development has been going and the functionality that we were looking […]

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LibreNMS – an alternative Network Monitoring System?

So, go back 5 years and I blogged about alternatives to Nagios, comparing things like Zabbix and OpenNMS. Whilst the original blog post was about replacing nagios with an alternative which would have to provide service up/down style notifications, most of the alternatives major functionality was around graphing your network as well which is certainly one […]

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