This program takes the performance data from Nagios and files it as binary data
inside a Relational Database, currently MySQL. This is completed by a periodic
parse of the log file (serviceperf.log) containing this data, which is produced
Also provided is a CGI program used for generating '.png' graphs of this data,
which may be used in web sites.
NOTE: Please use InnoDB tables and MySQL version 4.0.11 upwards. This allows
transactions so that bad data can be discarded, as well as referential
integrity. Therefore the program can always be safely killed.
Like all DBMS's, MySQL likes a lot of memory, mainly for disk-caching. So does
Nagios. If serious reporting is to be completed, we advise the use of two
Multiple Nagios machines can be used to populate the same database, they will
not conflict. But ensure service/host name combinations are different on each
Please address support to the mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org,
which can be joined through the project web site.