In a matter of minutes
With Centreon MAP, you can simply create and share synthetic real time monitoring views to monitor the performance of your IT infrastructure, network, applications and services.
Example: thanks to this real time view ITOM teams and managers can instantaneously visualise the avalilability of critical business applications and services. This guarantees better reaction time in case of outage and optimises MTRS (Mean Time to Restore Service).
In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to create views using Centreon MAP. After reading this article, you will have discovered Centreon MAP main features and you will be able to create views that meet your technical or business users’ needs.
The 5th edition of the Swiss IT Business exhibition will take place on 30-31 May 2017 in Geneva. Come and meet Open-IT team, our reseller and integrator partner in Swiss, Booth IT 57. To (re)discover Centreon, attend to the workshop “You like Nagios, you will love Centreon!” proposed by Open IT.
The Swiss IT Business exhibition is the largest professional gathering dedicated to business software and IT solutions in French-Speaking Switzerland. The exhibition offers to its trade visitors a rich and varied program of more than 130 themed conferences, an exhibition area, workshops, business meetings and training sessions.
In 2016, almost 4,000 trade visitors have met companies and attend themed conferences, keynotes and workshops.
➾Learn more about our partner Open-IT
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According to an IDC survey of 2014, 40% of SMB IT managers simultaneously manage physical, virtual and cloud-based operations. Small or not, they have to deal with a diversity of IT assets, and integrating good monitoring for each of them takes some knowledge and precious time.
Business-conscious IT managers in thriving SMBs may like the greater flexibility and unchallenged affordability of open source. But there’s a non-negligible trade-off to figuring out the integration of open source monitoring in terms of time, staff and budget resources, especially if they have to resort to DIY tactics. Thought, being operational is more critical to their business than for large companies.
The digital revolution has resulted in Business management having massively computerized tools to work with, leading to a large number of questions on a daily basis. How can these users get the answers to questions on subjects as essential as CRM availability or the availability of their emails? How can your monitoring indicators be used to give an application-oriented view? The answers from Etienne Gautier.
Since the Centreon version 3.4 release, 6 Plugin Packs are available free:
- Cisco standard: used for basic Cisco hardware monitoring;
- Linux SNMP: used to monitor the main GNU/Linux server using the SNMP protocol;
- MySQL DB: used to monitor DBMSs such as MySQL or MariaDB;
- Printer standard: used to monitor printers using the SNMP protocol;
- UPS standard: used to monitor UPS using the SNMP protocol;
- Windows SNMP: used to monitor the main Microsoft Windows server using the SNMP protocol.
Thanks to the Plugin Packs, your Information System can be monitored in just a few minutes. Let’s look at all the steps.