Centreon open source

Centreon Blog – Here are all the blog posts related to the “Centreon Open Source” tag. Enjoy your reading!

How to install a Centreon platform from a Virtual Machine?

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, […]

Read more

Follow the Data Stream Beyond Monitoring: Introducing Centreon Stream Connectors

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 […]

Read more

Join the first Centreon Canadian Meet-up in Toronto on June 13!

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 […]

Read more

Export data to Graphite

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 […]

Read more

Integrating Centreon with ServiceNow Event Management

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. […]

Read more

CentOS 7: install Centreon

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 […]

Read more

Get Certified on Centreon in Canada!

Read more

AIOps, ITSM and IT Automation integration with Centreon IT Monitoring

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 […]

Read more

Monitoring projects: defining the scope, a key success factor that shouldn’t be overlooked

Read more

6 good reasons to monitor

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 […]

Read more

5 topics to consider before launching a monitoring project

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 […]

Read more

Create your own custom view with Centreon

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.

Read more

New release of Centreon Poller Display 1.6

Centreon Poller Display 1.6

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 […]

Read more

Tutorial: how to translate Centreon

translate Centreon
Read more

Contribution management and feedback to contributors

contribution management

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 […]

Read more

The preconceived ideas about monitoring we would like to see the back of (because they’re 10 years out of date …)

monitoring

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 […]

Read more

Centreon increases the security of its software

security of its software

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 […]

Read more

Tutorial: how to automate your Centreon monitoring with Salt

Centreon monitoring with Salt

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 […]

Read more

You like Nagios? You will love Centreon!

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 […]

Read more

New versions of Centreon products to guarantee Centreon 3.4 compatibility

Centreon 3.4

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.

Read more

Open source IT monitoring: official release of the new Centreon 3.4 version

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.

Read more

Centreon Product lifecycle

Centreon Product lifecycle

Get informations about the Centreon product lifecycle. Some products such as Centreon CLAPI, Centreon Backup, Centreon Partitioning or Centreon KB are going to be reinjected in Centreon Web.

Read more