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How to configure Nagios 2.0 in Rhel 5

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Hi all

        I have successfully installed Nagios 2.0 in my Rhel 5 Box but i am bit confused on how to configure nagios.
after installation in the /usr/local/nagios/etc i can see the below mentiond file.i have edited contact,contactgroup,cgi.cfg but i dont know how to edit services.cfg.i need to monitor all services for windows and linux and the plugin which i am planning to use is nrpe.Please help me.


/usr/local/nagios/etc/hosts.cfg

/usr/local/nagios/etc/hostgroup.cfg

/usr/local/nagios/etc/services.cfg

/usr/local/nagios/etc/servicegroup.cfg

/usr/local/nagios/etc/contacts.cfg

/usr/local/nagios/etc/contactsgroup.cfg

/usr/local/nagios/etc/timeperiod.cfg
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Thanks i solved the problem
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Groundwork is a nice collection of open-source monitoring tools: nagios, cacti, etc.  It has a decent web-based nagios config tool.  Useful if you are struggling with maintaining your configs.
http://www.groundworkopensource.com/

If you just want nagios, and none of the other stuff, you can just use the monarch nagios config part of groundwork:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/monarch

Here is a good list of front-ends too, if you're interested:
http://www.ducea.com/2008/01/16/10-nagios-web-frontends/
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