Centreon enjoys the privilege of being backed by a community of open source experts. Some are not only busy during the day mastering complex IT environments, they also work altruistically on their own time to contribute to the entire IT monitoring family. In this post, we’re introducing two members of the Centreon open source community, […]
We are proud to announce the following availability of the latest version of our software suite: Centreon 18.10! What’s new? First and foremost: Centreon Remote Server, a major addition to our much acclaimed distributed architecture. But Centreon 18.10 has also refreshed its user interface, adding multiple improvements to increase the productivity and efficiency of IT […]
In the coming weeks, Centreon will announce its newest version of the software suite. Version 18.10 will bring its fair share of new functionalities, with specific changes kept under wraps until its release. We’ll also announce a new versioning scheme, including bi-annual software release plans. Centreon is strengthening its organization in line with its new […]
Laurent Pinsivy, Centreon Product Manager, worked on a step by step tutorial: how to use Centreon API Web interface? If the video does not display, here are the steps: Let’s say you have two Centreon platforms. The first one is your production platform while the second one is used to test new plugins or […]
Although it is the true stuff of heroes which most IT practitioners would sprinkle on their food if they could, agility has nothing to do with magic, even less so with serendipity. Let’s gently push away this unicorn and agree that your organization is fighting for every inch of agility it gains. We may be […]
While most of the applications are now virtualized, it is probably time to virtualize your monitoring tool as well. Laurent Pinsivy, Centreon Product Manager, worked on a step by step tutorial to help you install a Centreon platform from the virtual machine downloaded on the Centreon download website. If the video does not display, […]
Let’s first catch up on previous episodes. You’ve discovered that Centreon does not stop at monitoring individual elements that make up your IT system infrastructure. To your relief, Centreon provides the real time, top-level view on the availability and performance of the full range of IT services within your company. From the extensive chain of […]
Centreon invites you to our first Canadian meetup “Open Source IT Monitoring Meet-Up with European Reference – Centreon”. New in Toronto but already 200,000+ users worldwide and 400+ large enterprise accounts in Europe, Centreon is now a Canadian company too! Come and get to know how our open source software makes it easy to consolidate […]
Since its beginning, Centreon allows to display charts from collected performance data. These charts use RRDtool as data support storage and those are available in Centreon Web interface. Henceforth Centreon allows to export collected performance data to Time Series Databases (TSDB). Discover our new tutorial in which we explain how to use the Graphite TSDB […]
This is the second of a serie of two blog posts discussing how to integrate the Centreon solution with ServiceNow. In the first post, we showed how to create incident tickets directly from the Centreon monitoring console. Today we’ll see how to integrate Centreon alerts with ServiceNow Event Management, one of their most advanced product. […]
Because the end of life of version 6 of the CentOS linux distribution is approaching (November 30th, 2020), it is important for Centreon to offer a new ISO version 3.4.6 based on version 7 of the CentOS distribution. Distribution mode Open Source software supplied by Centreon is generally available in 4 formats: ISO Linux based […]
Centreon is the european leader for commercial open-source IT Infrastructure Monitoring solutions. Many key assets contribute to this success, one of which we want to discuss in this blog post: the solution seamlessly integrates in a much wider IT Operations Management (ITOM) environment that includes many other platforms such as AIOps, ITSM and IT Automation […]
Here are 6 good reasons to monitor. 1-Real-time visibility of your IS and targeted informations Real-time control of IS and its components and dashboards adapted to user profiles for performance monitoring. 2-Decrease of IT service interruptions IT monitoring automation to guarantee IT service continuity that serves Business performance. 3-Better IT incident management Alerts facilitating risk […]
Through experience, we know that many monitoring projects start when an intern arrives in the company (it’s even how Centreon was born) and is put under the orders of an overworked “adminsys” who follows the project as best they can. With Enterprise and business digitization, IT monitoring has become as crucial as critical for enterprise […]
Since several versions, Centreon allows to create your own custom views. Many widgets are available and can be configured with several settings to display needed information. This article explains how to create your first custom view based on widgets available from Centreon installation.
Centreon-Poller-Display is an open source and free module, available now in 1.6.0 version, designed to provide a light version of Centreon Web locally on your pollers. This interface allows users to view the monitored resources of the poller from the poller itself. This is interesting for users who are near to the poller server and […]
As you know, Centreon is an open source solution. The software sources therefore remain open and accessible on development platforms such as GitHub. Under the license applied to Centreon sources, you can all read them, analyze them, and why not modify them. You can correct a problem, improve the solution, or even add new features […]
The preconceived ideas about monitoring we would like to see the back of (because they’re 10 years out of date …)
Between the fans, those who find the subject complex, and those who only have a limited use for it, monitoring is still too often the victim of preconceived ideas from the turn of the century. Viewed as a technical subject instead of a business subject, monitoring is often reserved to a small group of users […]
Centreon increases the security of its software required the audit of our solution to satisfy the requirements of ISO 27001. Centreon worked with its partners and users to correct a set of vulnerabilities. It is strongly recommended to Centreon’s users to update their platform to the last available corrective version according to their current version: To Centreon […]
Today, IT infrastructures are more and more complex and dynamic. With cloud infrastructure and applications based on containers, infrastructure changes quickly and must be up to date into your monitoring system. The best way to be up to date is to use automatization with a configuration management tool. In this article we will be use […]
When presenting our open-source IT Monitoring solution we’re often asked about how we position ourselves against Nagios®. After all, we started as a company in 2005 by developing an open-source web interface to the then-leading solution that did so much to democratize IT Monitoring. And although we forked Nagios® seven years ago to improve on […]
The release of Centreon 3.4, the new version of our open source solution, is accompanied by a version upgrade of all Centreon products. The new versions of Centreon EPP, Centreon MAP, Centreon BAM and Centreon MBI, as well as the Centreon EMS solution are therefore compatible with Centreon 3.4.
Dear users, clients and partners, You have been patient and we fully appreciate it. We hope that this new IT monitoring experience using Centreon 3.4 will be to your liking! New features have been added, improvements made to existing features and corrections been made to Centreon 3.4’s three main components.