Nagios2 to Nagios4 in a new machine

Dear Experts,

I just created a VM to move nagios2 to a new machine. I want to upgrade to Nagios4 once is completed.

Any thing I need to keep in mind to make it a success of an upgrade. Helpful steps...

I am new to Nagios.

Thank you!
marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAsked:
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Carlos IjalbaIT Systems DirectorCommented:
Just create a clone, isolate it from the network and try the upgrade, if it doen't work OK, just delete it and start again.

Personally i would do a fresh install of Nagios 4 on a VM, and then import the controls from the old machine.

If it was just a version jump it would be worth upgrading, but 2 versions, probably better off with a new installation, so you don't carry over old baggage.

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marceloNYCMiddle-Tier AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much for the advice.

I am going to start from scratch this Icinga. Trying to get my boss on board. I m kind of bored with Nagios.
Carlos IjalbaIT Systems DirectorCommented:
No problem,

Glad to help, and good look with your project, icinga looks nice, there are lots of projects based on nagios core, some of which are a lot better than nagios.
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