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 – 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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Network Monitoring System – Demo

Well since the post I made about Alternative Nagios software generated a bit of interest (well, one comment is a bit for this blog :)),  it made me want to try out the software mentioned again to see how it fairs against Nagios which has been my monitoring software of choice for a considerable amount […]

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