Supports 32-bit and 64-bit hardware platforms
The FAN distribution can be downloaded from its official website or via Softpedia (see download link above) as two installable-only ISO images, one for old computers supporting the 32-bit architecture and another one for modern 64-bit machines.
Includes advanced boot options
The boot menu has been redesigned and it includes advanced boot options, such as the ability to install FAN central, FAN poller and FAN database components. From here, the user will be able to install a standalone version of FAN using either the graphical or text-mode installers.
Graphical or text-mode installation
The graphical installer will require you to choose a language to use during the installation process, as well as to select a keyboard layout from the text-based interface. Then, you will be able to partition the disk and encrypt the system,
What’s in the package
The distribution includes the core Nagios components and plugins, Centreon, a web-based interface for Nagios, the NagVis advanced mapping tool, NDOUtils for storing Nagios data into a MySQL database, as well as NRPE, which makes it possible to monitor Microsoft Windows servers.
The best tool to install Nagios
FAN is by far the best tool to install the Nagios monitoring system, its dependencies, a vast amount of plugins, as well as a couple of other useful tools that helps you interact with Nagios and configure its settings. The distribution is updated regularly and includes the latest versions of the aforementioned software projects. Download it today from Softpedia and you won’t regret it!
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on September 4th, 2014
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Application descriptionFAN (Fully Automated Nagios) is an open source operating system based on CentOS and designed to provide uses with a Na...